Networking opportunity for BC students and alumni who have studied in China

Jan 15, 2016    Source: Chantal Moore


Do you know a current or former BC student who has studied abroad in China? BCCIE is asking BC educators to circulate the below message or online invitation at your Asian Studies departments, Study Abroad offices or other equivalent departments.

You are invited: Evening Networking Dinner at the Chinese Consulate General

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Time: 6–8 p.m.
Location: Consulate General of the People's Republic of China, 3338 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Dress: Business or cocktail

The BC Studies in China Network (BCSCAN) along with the Consul General of China and BC Government invite you to participate in an evening networking dinner. This event offers excellent opportunities to connect with representatives from the education, business, government, NGO, arts and culture communities with shared interests in strengthening and advancing links of cooperation between BC and China. BC's Minister of Advanced Education, Andrew Wilkinson, will be in attendance, and the keynote will be delivered by Joseph Caron, a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and a Professor and Honorary Research Associate at the Institute of Asian Research of the University of British Columbia. Mr. Caron also served as Canadian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

Registration update

Registration is currently full for the dinner. If you would like to add your name to the wait list, please RSVP to Tom Wang at by Tuesday, January 26. We also encourage you to join the BCSCAN network on LinkedIn ahead of the event. The purpose of the network is to provide a forum for BC students and alumni that have made the invaluable decision and opportunity to pursue studies or Co-op in China, either on a short- or long-term recognized academic program of study.

See you then,