On 6th September 2020, 2019 Silk Road School students successfully registered to return to campus at Parfait International Apartment.
Students started registration at 9am and they were very cooperative with the temperature taking, submission of the Safety Commitment for Returning to Campus form, their "Health Code Traveler Version" and travel history in the past 14 days. The registration process strictly fulfilledall requirements of epidemic prevention and control policies. The teachers warmly welcomed the students back.
Mahdokht from Iran exclaimed“It’s been a long time; I am so excited to meet you again. I miss you, miss our classes…. I miss everything! We are all eager to go back to school!”
Bandula from Sri Lanka mentioned that “For the first time in our human history, we have been separated by a virus. Day by day, I was counting my fingers to meet our friends and teachers. Finally, it has become a reality.I am so happy to be an offline student.”
Vice Dean of Silk Road School and International College (Suzhou Research Institute), Professor Jiang Xiaoli was present to guide the registration process and talk to the students. She asked about the students’ academics and living conditions in Suzhou as well as the needs and difficulties they faced. She encourages everyone to overcome the obstacles, seize the moment and to continuously forge ahead towards their fixed goals with the wealth of knowledge that they have equipped themselves with.
Written by: Lim Yin Ru
Edited by: Catalina Chen Li