Chinese students and government representatives meet

Chinese students and government representatives meet

A delegation consisting of the Service Center for Overseas Talent and Experts from multiple provinces in China met on the 27th of September afternoon with representatives of the Finnish Chinese Business Association and Chinese students pursuing a degree in Finland.

The meeting took place in WTC Helsinki, and included discussions on issues related to employment prospects in China, and the Chinese government’s entrepreneurship and talent policy.  

The Service Center for Overseas Talent and Experts was represented by:

  • Li Wei, Deputy Director of Overseas Students and Expert Service Center of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China
  • Yang Junmei, Deputy Inspector, Human Resources and Mobility Management Department, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China
  • Sha Yan, Deputy Director of Overseas Students and Expert Service Center of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China
  • Pan Yongxing, Deputy Director of Shanghai Talent Service Center
  • Xu Yunfei, Director of International Talent Exchange and Expert (International Student) Service Center in Jiangxi Province
  • Zuo Wenzhi, Director of Sichuan Provincial Expert Service Center

Participating students came from the universities of Turku and Helsinki, Åbo Akademi, and the Helsinki Swedish Business School.

According to the Ministry of Education of Finland, about 6 300 foreigners came to study to Finland in the autumn of 2018. Almost a quarter of them got a placement. Between the years 2010-2017, the number of Chinese students starting their studies in Finland has ranged between a 2017 minimum of 441 and a maximum of 612 in 2012. The most popular field has been by far technology and transportation, and the most popular subject business and trade. University and Applied university degrees have tended to be the most favored, but in 2017 vocational degrees reached a record 147 of Chinese students starting their studies. (Source: Education Statistics Finland,Vipunen https://vipunen.fi/en-gb/).


人力资源和社会保障部留学人员与专家服务中心代表团昨日下午在芬兰华商总会与芬兰高端制造企业、图尔库大学、奥博大学、赫尔辛基大学、赫尔辛基瑞典语商学院和芬兰中国发展与交流中心的专家、学者和留学生代表就留学生与专家人才回国工作、就业、创业以及人才政策等情况进行了深入交流和讨论,并以现场办公的形式为部分有回国工作具体要求的留学生与会代表进行了点对点的对接和指导。

应邀到访的代表团领导有:

  • 李璟,人力资源和社会保障部留学人员和专家服务中心副主任
  • 杨军梅,人力资源和社会保障部人力资源流动管理司副巡视员
  • 沙岩,人力资源和社会保障部留学人员和专家服务中心副处长
  • 潘永兴,上海市人才服务中心副主任
  • 徐云飞,江西省国际人才交流和专家(留学人员)服务中心主任
  • 左文志,四川省专家服务中心主任
Students and Chinese government representatives discussing work prospects in China.