"I'm very glad that we could finally meet. It was necessary to visit Gävle since we have such a successful collaboration. Our students are very pleased with the teachers from the University of Gävle", said Xiao Gang.
Several of the nursing students in China have now also been admitted to the University of Aberdeen, an ancient university in Scotland, where they study at masters level.
Our Vice-Chancellor is planning a visit
After visiting Gävle, the delegation from China were going to Stockholm on a quick visit before moving on to Switzerland for a few days before traveling home to China.
"We would be very pleased if the Vice-Chancellor here wants to come and greet us in China so that we can repay your nice hospitality", said Xiao Gang.
Ylva Fältholm replied that it is on her list to visit Lishui University.
"We are definitely planning a visit. Internationalization is important and is on the agenda for all Swedish universities now. And then this type of collaboration is a good example.
Text and photo: Anna Sällberg