AU Newsletter Vol. 004

AU’s Virtual Exchange Programs are Booming

AU’s virtual exchange programs have attracted 1152 international students from 31 universities this year. The global rampage of COVID-19 has changed the face of international higher education. With the close of most national borders, the exchange programs between universities are suspended and the date of reopening seems uncertain at this moment. AU has approximately 400 sister universities around the world and exchange students take up a large proportion of the international students. To encourage exchange students to study at AU despite the pandemic, the International College manages to offer 30 courses for the spring semester, 2021. The courses include Psychology, …more

Taiwan Higher Education Fair to be Held in Indonesia on March 27, 2021

Asia University (AU), Taiwan, just announced that the 2021 Taiwan Higher Education Fair is scheduled to be held on March 27. The education fair, organized jointly by AU and China Medical University (CMU) and the three Taiwan Education Centers in Surabaya, Jakarta and Yogyakarta, will take place from 8:00-16:00 Jakarta time. Because COVID-19 is still rampaging throughout the world, the fair will be conducted on line and some ten thousands of Indonesian students are expected to take part in the event. Miss Grace Ou, the Director of the Education Division at Taipei Economic and Trade Office, Jakarta, Indonesia (TETO), says …more

AU’s Academic Departments All Passed Teaching and Learning Accreditation

(AU welcomes the delegates from Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan to take the on-site visit to the campus) In December, 2020, Asia University’s academic departments passed teaching and learning accreditation authorized by Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan. All 17 departments and programs which were required for accreditation passed the evaluation after a long day’s site-visit on campus by five reviewers dispatched by the Council. The reviewers gave their favorable comments on the general performance of AU in departmental features, effective mechanism between internship and job markets, and vibrant international mobility. The accreditation this time …more

AU Launches International Dual Degree Programs with Five Renowned High Schools

(A group photo with AU administrators and the delegates from the high schools in the MOU signing ceremony) Asia University (AU) launches its 3+2+2 international dual degree programs by establishing a trilateral collaboration with domestic high schools and AU’s sister universities overseas.  On January 25, 2021, Dr. Jeffrey J. P. Tsai, President of Asia University, met with Mrs. Siang-yin Lin, principal of Kaohsiung Girls’ Senior High School (KSSH), Mr. Fu-chai Ho, principal of Taichung Municipal Wen-Hua Senior High School (WHSH), and Mr. Yao-wen Hsu, principal of Taichung Second Senior High School(TSSHS), in the MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) signing ceremony promoting …more