BNU Students Watch Tsinghua University Centennial Collectively and Study the Speech by General Secretary Hu Jintao Seriously
On the morning of April 24, General Secretary Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Tsinghua University. The BNU party committee student affairs department organized teacher and student representatives to watch the television broadcast of the general meeting. The following points include General Secretary Hu Jintao's high expectations and profound elucidation of the comprehensive improvement of the quality of higher education, full affirmation of the contribution and important role of colleges and universities, especially research universities in the history of the country's prosperity and national rejuvenation, and his ardent hope for the growth and success of young students as they serve the motherland. The remarks evoked strong repercussions among BNU teachers and students, who have been deeply thinking and discussing the General Secretary's speech as they relate it to their own work and learning conditions.
It was agreed that the fact that General Secretary Hu Jintao attended the centennial celebration of Tsinghua University and made an important speech fully embodies the concern and support of the party and the government for higher education, which also offers encouragement and motivation for all higher education people. In his speech, General Secretary Hu Jintao stressed the need to comprehensively improve the quality of higher education, which is the direction for universities to deepen their content development and improve services and school administration. Teachers and students all said that they will keep in mind the "three-in-one combination" earnest hope expressed by General Secretary Hu Jintao and integrate their individual ideals consciously into the greater cause of the prosperity of the motherland and the happiness of the people.
Mu Xiaona, a student of the 2010 class at the School of History said: “General Secretary Hu Jintao attended the centennial celebration of Tsinghua University and delivered an important speech, which reflects that the party and government attach great importance to the education and care of young students and teachers. As college students, we should study hard, dare to undertake, try our best, take responsibility, and contribute to school reform, home construction and national rejuvenation." Hearing the statement of General Secretary Hu Jintao that "innovation has become the main driving force of economic and social development, and knowledge innovation is becoming the core element of national competitiveness," Li Zhuhui, a student majoring in the Human Resource Management at the College of Management was impressed a lot and remarked:"We undergraduates should not only pay attention to the learning of professional knowledge, but also attach importance to the ability of scientific research and innovation. In order to realize the changes from 'Made in China' to 'Created in China' in the future development, it needs not only technological innovation, but also mental innovation and management innovation." The General Secretary stated: "To promote a sound and rapid economic development and achieve the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, science and technology are the key, talents are the core, and education is the foundation." After hearing it, Gao Yang, a student of the Faculty of Education, feels a heavy responsibility, and he said: "To promote higher education reform, improve the quality of higher education personnel, BNU teachers and students should assume responsibility. Students of the Faculty of Education must devote themselves to the study of professional knowledge, to become a qualified teacher, instructing and affecting the students with noble morality, personal charisma, and wide knowledge." General Secretary Hu Jintao in his speech expressed the hope that students intimately combine cultural knowledge with ideological and moral cultivation, directly combine innovative thinking with social practice, and closely combine overall development with personal development. For Liu Wan-ling, a student of the 2009 class of the School of Psychology, the three combinations greatly encouraged her, and she said: "The speech by the General Secretary pointed the right way of healthy growth and achievement for the majority of young students. College students must live up to the great trust of the motherland and the nation, study hard, practice seriously, encourage better behavior and increase their abilities, combine personal development with the fate of the state, society, and the nation, and strive for the motherland and national rejuvenation.”
The teacher-in-charge of the party committee students affairs department said: " The party committee students affairs department will deploy and organize all the students to further study General Secretary Hu Jintao's speech at the Tsinghua University Centennial, in accordance with the arrangements at higher levels, and actively guide young students to integrate the General Secretary's three hopes into their growth and success and change it into the conscious action and pursuit. The fundamental task of education is the moral strengthening and people rearing. We must constantly strengthen and improve the ideological and political education of students; strengthen the teaching practice, guiding students to continuously improve their practical and creative skills; correctly handle the relationship between leading the overall development of students and supporting the personal development of students; encourage students to properly handle personal, collective, and social relations; promote the coordinated development of moral and ethical standards, scientific and cultural qualities and health of students; and develop more highly qualified personnel with firm beliefs, good moral character, wide knowledge, and excellent skills."
(Party Committee Students Affairs Department)