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“新机遇,新挑战”——人大财金为全英文硕士(MSF)2020级新生举办线上迎新会

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2020年9月22日北京时间晚8点,中国人民大学财政金融学院(以下简称“人大财金”)通过线上视频会议的形式为全英文金融硕士(英文简称“MSF”)新生举办迎新会。学院党委副书记钱宗鑫出席本次活动,会议由学院国际合作项目办公室主任宋元元主持,她向身在世界各地的新生表示热烈欢迎,并为他们介绍学校、学院历史成就和项目特色。

首先,几位2019级MSF项目的在读生分享了一年来的学习感受:“抓住探索中国的机会,利用人大财金丰富的学术资源,多与老师进行交流...”老生们纷纷给出建议。随后,宋元元邀请2020级的新生们在线上进行自我介绍与交流。同学们分别来自加拿大、葡萄牙、越南、马来西亚、蒙古、肯尼亚、加纳、弗得角等国家,因为新冠疫情的影响,许多同学暂且不能来华,非常期待有一天能够在人大校园团聚。

钱宗鑫在聆听同学们的学习背景与具体情况后,表示这次线上迎新会的顺利举行离不开大家的支持与配合,对此表示感谢。他希望同学们在接下来的线上教学中也能克服挑战与不确定性,积极调整心态,多与老师们沟通,并表示学院将在学习、生活各方面全力给予大家支持与帮助。

随后,宋元元介绍了中国当下更加开放的金融市场以及留学生来华学习金融的意义,此外还对人大财金的财政、金融学科优势,杰出校友、师资和著名研究机构和智库进行了系统梳理,凸显了人大财金的厚重历史和全方位亮点。关于MSF项目,她先后介绍了项目的培养目标,项目特色以及培养方式等等,并与新生分享了项目的具体内容与安排,包括奖学金政策、校友沟通、日常活动机制以及MSF全英文官网,并鼓励学生们为丰富网站内容添砖加瓦。此外,她还向同学们透露,学院将在全国高校范围内,率先推出全英文授课的金融科技专业硕士项目(“MS_FinTech Program”),2021年秋季正式开课。

接下来,全英文硕士教务秘书周润丰老师重点介绍了MSF项目关于课程设置、选课、学分、实习,毕业论文等要求,以及这学期的线上授课模式和注意事项。对于新生提出的各种问题给予了详细的解答,并在会议后进一步与他们进行了沟通。

最后,宋元元指出,2020年是极为特殊的一年,受全球新冠疫情影响,国际交流受阻的情况下,MSF 项目暂且采取线上授课的方式,对老师与同学们都是全新的挑战。希望2020级MSF新生们在人大财金学有所获,用知识应对挑战,抓住属于自己的机遇,开启人生全新的篇章。

 

中国人民大学财政金融学院,在中国率先推出培养国际学生的全英文授课金融科技专业硕士项目(MS_FinTech)。该项目为期两年,旨在培养了解中国金融市场的国际金融科技复合型人才和具备金融专识、技术能力和创新精神的全球商业领袖。更多信息请登录官网:http://sf.ruc.edu.cn/msf/


New Challenges,New Opportunities---- SFRUC Held Online Orientation for MSF 2020 Students

At 8 p.m Beijing time, Sep 22nd, the Center for International Program (CIP) at the School of Finance, Renmin University of China(SFRUC) held an online orientation for the Class of 2020 MSF Program. Ms.Song Yuanyuan,director of CIP hosted the video meeting. Prof.Qian Zongxin, from the top management team of SFRUC also attended the meeting. They gave a warm welcome to new students and made a thorough introduction to the school and the MSF program.

To start the meeting with, students from class of 2019 MSF program shared their experience over the past year studying at SFRUC, they advised the new students to take the opportunity to learn more about China, take use of SFRUC’s rich academic resources and build up connections with the professors. Then Ms.Song invited each student to do a self-introduction. The students of the 2020 MSF program came from countries all over the world : Canada, Portugal, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mongolia, Kenya, Ghana, Cape Verde and etc. Although most of them couldn’t come to China due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they build connection through exchanging backgrounds and work experiences online with the hope of getting together soon on the RUC campus one day.

After hearing from every new student, Prof.Qian expressed his gratitude to the students for their cooperation on this special online orientation. He expected them to overcome uncertainties and difficulties during future online study, keep an optimistic attitude towards challenges and constantly seek advice from professors. He ensured that SFRUC will do her utmost to give the support and help every student needs.

Ms. Song then went further to talk about MSF program’s highlights and advantages. She started with China’s economy and finance development trends, as well as the resilience China’s economy has shown despite the COVID-19, then she explained the significance for foreign students to study finance in China as the country is further opening its financial market. She went on introducing the course module, distinguished teaching faculty, SFRUC’s academic heritage and strong alumni connection.

To give more details on MSF program,Ms.Song talked about the scholarship policy, MSF alumni events schedule and encouraged students to participate in contributing stories and ideas to the program official website (http://sf.ruc.edu.cn/msf/) together. Additionally,Ms.Song gave a introduction on SFRUC’s new program, “MS_FinTech ” which will officially begins on the fall of 2021. It’s the first fully English-taught FinTech master program for international students in China.

Mr.Zhou Runfeng, MSF teaching affairs secretary, shared important information on course selecting, course credit, internship and thesis requirement, as well as other important details of online studying. Further questions were asked by the students, Mr.Zhou gave detailed explanation during the meeting.

Finally, Ms.Song pointed out that the year of 2020 is an exceptional year for all of us. For now, the MSF Program could only held classes online due to the pandemic and this situation brought up new challenges for everyone—professors and students. “I hope this signature MSF program at SFRUC will help each one of you gain valuable knowledge and skills, I sincerely believe you can all seize new opportunities under challenges and achieve your life goals!”Ms.Song said.

 

SFRUC is the 1st school in China that provides a fully English-taught FinTech master program for international students. It was designed to cultivate global FinTech talents and business leaders equipped with financial expertise, technology skills and innovative spirits, especially with a focus on China. (for more info, please check http://sf.ruc.edu.cn/msf/)