Chinese students share their experiences of Glasgow

Radio Beijing 774 presenter Bruce Connolly recently visited the University of Glasgow to interview students  about studying in Glasgow for his radio show in China.

Connolly who is an alumnus of the University was in Glasgow for a holiday with his family last month. While in the city in he met with Professor Jane Duckett,  International Dean for East Asia ; Professor Ian Gow, Director of the Confucius Institute ; Yun Wang, MBA student; Yuehua Wang, MBA student and Cong Wei, postgraduate student in Finance and Economic Development.

In the interview the students spoke about their experience of living and studying in Glasgow.

Some of their comments included:

  • The high quality of teaching and research at the University of Glasgow was a main attraction when applying to study here.
  • They have enjoyed a positive staff/student relationship within the Business School. They find the staff very approachable.
  • A major characteristic of Glasgow is that the locals are very friendly.
  • They have enjoyed the rich artistic culture of Glasgow, travelling to Loch Lomond and trying Scotch Whiskey!

Listen to the full interview here:

Radio Beijing - Part one

Radio Beijing - Part two

Radio Beijing - Part three

Radio Beijing - Part four

In April Bruce Connolly interviewed Head of the Adam Smith Business School Professor Jim Love about the Business School, Adam Smith and the University’s links with China.

Listen to Professor Love’s interview here:

Professor Love on Radio Beijing. 


First published: 10 June 2015

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