From May 15 to 18, 2017, Yang Xin, the vice-president of School of Art and Design, Beijing Institute of Technology and other four teachers went to Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea, and conducted a friendly academic visit and exchange activities. During these days, they attended the “China, Japan and South Korea International Teacher Invitational Exhibition” and the opening ceremony, as well as the 86th anniversary celebration of Konkuk University. As an important part of the anniversary celebration, the “China, Japan and South Korea International Teacher Invitational Exhibition” was hosted by Konkuk University, and co-hosted by Beijing Institute of Technology Beijing, China, and School of Art, Hokkaido University of Education, Japan. At the invitation of the host, Yang Xin, our vice-president, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the exhibition.

The works by more than 10 teachers in our School of Art and Design were exhibited, including industrial product design, visual communication design, environmental art design, ceramics and painting, etc. Besides, our teachers and the teachers from South Korea and Japan had profound cultural exchanges and visited MOOC platform, design laboratory, multimedia teaching facilities and so on. Under the arrangement of the Konkuk University, China, Japan and ROK formal discussions have been conducted many times and have planned and we all hoped that the coming years would provide more opportunities and a series of cooperation intentions between us.