n April 29, Tsinghua News Network (intern reporter Lv Ting photography Yushi Zhang East Canada) at noon on April 29th, the alliance of Asian University Presidents Forum held in Tsinghua University. Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong of Thailand, President of Chulalongkorn University Bandy Oeak (Bundhit Eua-arporn), Peking University President Lin Jianhua, South Korean President of Seoul National University Cheng Leyin (Sung Nak-in), Japan University of Tokyo president (Gonokami Makoto) five God and President of Kersten Nazarbayev University hasa Katsushige husband (Shigeo Katsu), UAE university president Mohamed Albari (Mohamed Albaili), Lakshman Dissanayake (president of the University of Colombo Lakshman Dissanayake), Indonesia university board chairman Eli Liano Hagerbamarcos (Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas), Hong Kong University Science & Technology Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost Smith (Wei Shyy), executive vice president of National University of Singapore and Dean Chen Yongcai (Tan Eng Chye), India Polytechnic Prasanna Manohar Munda, vice president of Institute of Mumbai (Prasanna Manohar Mujumdar) Abdullah Al Salman, vice president of King Saud University (Abdullah Al-Salman), vice president of Malaysia University of Malaya Nosaada Abdurahman (Noorsaadah A Rahman), vice president of Burma Weng Majue (Omar Kyaw) and other Asian University Alliance member universities attended the forum. Forum hosted by CCTV host Tian Wei SmarTone.

Forum of Asian University Presidents forum.

The guests around the forum "under the background of globalization of higher education facing the challenges and possible solutions" and "Asia University Alliance Mission" and "how to promote the Asian University the comprehensive cooperation and exchanges" and "how to enhance the international influence of Asian universities" core issues such as a lively discussion, for the development of higher education reform and Asia the University Alliance and common blueprint for each one airs his own views.

Forum guests to explore issues.

In the face of the University challenges and tasks facing the era of globalization, the South Korean President of Seoul National University Cheng Leyin believes that the current urgent need to respond to the challenges include the team of teachers how to balance the relationship between how college teaching and research through higher education enables graduates to adapt to a rapidly changing global employment market. President Steiner Zal Kazakhstan Nazarbayev University Katsushige Fu said that in twenty-first Century the University's duty is more and more important, to impart knowledge and skills, training in various fields leader, cultivating international values and other aspects of balance. The UAE university president Al Barry pointed out that with the advent of the fourth industrial revolution, the university not only to keep up with industry trends, but also to play a leading role in the process of globalization, integration, openness, cooperation is an important task facing the university. We believe that it is precisely because of the challenges, it is necessary to gather together to share the experience of Asian universities, while the Asian University Alliance is a successful example of the challenges to join hands SmarTone.

President Qiu Yong exchange views on the forum.

How to cope with the challenges of higher education and promote the reform and development of Asian universities through the platform of the Asian University Alliance? This is the core issue of the forum guests attention. Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong pointed out that the promotion of higher education in Asia's global influence should focus on three key words: the first keyword is "quality", the quality is the core of education, Asian universities should enhance the quality of education and teaching itself through continuous reform; second key words is "open", Asian universities need to develop an international perspective of the future leader. And through exchanges and cooperation with other universities in the world to enhance its reputation and international influence; third key words are "sound", through the establishment of Alliance Asia University, the Asian University own voice in the world of higher education. The fifteen founding universities of the Asian University Consortium will issue a joint statement, which is the first joint statement issued by Asian universities in history. In addition, the Asian University Alliance will be released every year, the annual report of the Asian University, the first phase of the annual report will be available in July this year. Qiu Yong said that the establishment of the Asian University Alliance for the Asian Higher Education to create a new era, this great event will be remembered in history. Tsinghua University is willing to join hands with all the founding universities to jointly contribute to the development of higher education in asia SmarTone online shop.