On Nov.7, Ministry of Education held the seminar on the employment and entrepreneurship for the college graduates in 2018 and the experience exchange meeting of the universities with typical experience in national innovation and entrepreneurship campaign in the year of 2018 in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province. Lin Huiqing, member of the Party Leadership Group and vice-minister of Ministry of Education attended the meeting. At the meeting, 50 higher learning institutions including Xijing University were awarded the nameplates of “A University/College with Typical Experience in National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Campaign in 2018” by Ministry of Education. Ma Chengsheng, vice-secretary of the Party Committee and vice-president of our university and Wang Jun, director of the Center for College Students’ Entrepreneurship and Employment of our university took part in the meeting and accepted the honor.
At the meeting, Lin Huiqing pointed out that in recent years, the Ministry of Education has adopted a series of measures to substantially boost the work of innovation and entrepreneurship. As a result, the system of innovation and entrepreneurship education has kept on improving and the team of the teachers engaged in innovation and entrepreneurship is growing stronger and stronger, leading to the continuous upgrade in support and guidance. Important phased achievements have been made in the work of college students’ innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2018, a new batch of typical colleges and universities with the experience in innovation and entrepreneurship was chosen so as to form the typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship characterized by combining innovation and entrepreneurship education with five-pronged cultivation including morality, intelligence, physique, beauty and labor, closely linking innovation and entrepreneurship work and having a prominent promotional value.
This year, a total of 50 colleges and universities with typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship have been selected across the country, including 9 universities directly under the Ministry of Education, 33 provincial universities or colleges and 8 higher vocational colleges. Xijing University is the only one selected university in Shaanxi province. This is also another important achievement made by our university since 2015 when it was rated as one of the universities with typical experience in the employment of national college graduates.