This year, between August 18th and September 2nd, ten students (eight from Bucharest, two from the Republic of Moldova) were sent to China by Huawei Romania to be part of Seeds for the Future unique intercultural experience, a program in the fourth year since launch.
During the program’s first week, they attended intensive Chinese language and culture classes in Beijing and visited the city’s historical and touristic points of interest, becoming familiar with an important part of Chinese culture. The second week saw them traveling to Shenzhen, to the Huawei Academy Campus. At the Huawei headquarters, the students enjoyed advice and consultancy given by company specialists and had access to modern technologies in Huawei laboratories.
”Huawei maintains a solid commitment to domestic educational system by supporting Romanian students’ education, through development and continuation of educational and practice stages such as Huawei Seeds for the Future,” Liu Ke, CEO Huawei Technologies Romania stated in a press conference on Monday. On this occasion, he pointed out that Romania thus makes sure and important steps to its intelligent transformation.
”Smart City is already a reality in many parts of the world, but Romania is making progress by showing openness in this direction,” Liu Ke added.
The Huawei Seeds for the Future Telecom program is supported by the Ministry for Education and Scientific Research, the Ministry for Informational Society and the biggest universities in the country and lately has garnered increasing student attention, becoming one of the most prestigious programs in Romania.
Through this program, students of technical faculties and more can take a specialized training course in China, at Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen and gain both theoretical and practical notions.
“By continuing this program, we want to offer students an inter-cultural experience and access to Huawei technologies. Basically, the main objectives of the Huawei Seeds for the Future program are improving IT education, harmonizing theoretical and practical knowledge, and empowering young people with a passion for IT,” Vlad Doicaru, Enterprise Director Huawei Romania said.
Huawei’s flagship CSR program has been implemented in over 30 countries around the world, more than 10,000 students taking part in it.
By perpetuating a program that supports IT education and practical experience and by implicitly supporting future local talent, Huawei has become a strategic partner of Romania’s educational system.