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As a university which was established on agriculture, NPUST has been very fertile soil when it comes to the cultivation of agriculture technology professionals. And now, a new program oriented towards those who are farmers by trade, looks to put new tools in the hands of its students.
NPUST enjoys friendly relationships with the countries that fall under the umbrella of Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy. The university is also working to build strong relationships with Taiwanese businesses and local industries operating in these countries and provide them with substantive technological assistance.
On August 1st, Education Minister, Yeh Jiunn-rong, presented NPUST’s President Chang-Hsien Tai with a letter of re-appointment at the Ceremony for Outgoing, Incoming and Re-Appointed National University Presidents.
Each year, the Ministry of Education holds higher education exhibitions or forums abroad to promote the competitiveness of Taiwan’s top academic institutions and attract more students from overseas. This year, on August 24th, representatives from 27 of Taiwan’s universities made their way to Bangkok, Thailand to present themselves before thousands of potential students and strategic partners.
The Ali Tribe’s Homeyaya celebration was held with a fair on August 15th and they invited the Jilu Tribe, which also had to relocate their village as a result of the Morakot, to join them for the festivities making it clear that even though they have moved their homes, they have not forgotten their ties to their native villages.
As part of the effort to keep in step with the automation and smart technology associated with “industry 4.0” and train students in production automation and computer assisted design
The Class of 2018 [ 2018-06-27 ]
Always long awaited, yet always coming sooner than expected; on the morning of June 23rd, NPUST students gathered into the Shu Yun Hall to take part in the ceremony and receive their diplomas of graduation.
The NPUST Department of Biomechatronics Engineering has been coordinating with the Ministry of Education Southbound Policy to provide professional training to talent throughout Southeast Asia.
The NPUST Animal Biologics Pilot Production Center (動物製劑研究中心) has be selected from among 65 special field research centers at 24 universities to receive grant money from the Ministry of Education’s 2018 Higher Education Sprout Project (高等教育深耕計畫).
On May 10th, 2018, the NPUST Department of Social Work invited members of Charles Darwin University (CDU) to hold a special “resilience training” workshop at the Humanities Building on the NPUST campus.
The biomedical subsidiary of Compal Electronics spent six months planning out the UniCore Animal Hospital, which is cooperating with the NPUST College of Veterinary Medicine to raise the level of veterinary medicine services for pets by using human-calibre medical equipment, including top-end MRI and PET/CT instruments, for animal diagnostics and treatment.
The NPUST Department of Hotel and Restaurant Management has started an innovative “flash lecture” education module to introduce students to new professional techniques and open up their horizons.
On the last day of March, the final showdowns of the 93rd Anniversary Sports Day Competition at NPUST came to a head.
On March 27th a charming gathering of bright-eyed students took place on the square in front of the General Education Building to celebrate the annual Indonesian Cultural Festival at NPUST.
After kicking off in Taipei on November 6th, the third day of “2017 Forum for Adventure-Physical Education in Taiwan and New Southern Nations” was hosted on the NPUST campus.
The board members of the Lung Ying-Tai Cultural Foundation to visit the university and tour the newly built NPUST Feature Exhibition Center.
On November 18th an opening ceremony was held for the newly created “Center for Community Forestry”, which is stationed at the NPUST Department of Forestry building.
Professor Way Long of the NPUST Department of Wood Science and Design has organized “College Violin” workshop to teach students the art of making handcrafted violins. Professor Long will focus the skills and knowledge of the department onto a new aim of creating violins that embody the kind of quality that is seen in the Italian Cremona Violins, and hopefully turn the school into a center for violin making in Taiwan.
On November 23rd, the Directorate General of Highways and the Pingtung County Government accompanied Pingtung Bus and NPUST at the opening ceremony for the “Demand Response Transportation System” (DRTS). This will be the first time nationwide for DRTS services to be offered within university campus grounds and will include Taiwan’s first-ever APP reservation and “late bird reservation” services.
Building on a foundation of agricultural technology, NPUST, the only “Paradigm University” in the Kaohsiung and Pingtung Area, has successfully diversified into a variety of different fields which are continuously being reunited through dedicated inter-disciplinary initiatives.