A Letter to SWPU International Teachers and Students
Dear International teachers and students:
At present, the global situation of COVID-19 epidemic is changing rapidly. We are always concerned about the life safety and physical and mental health of every international teacher and student. Your health and safety are the biggest expectation of SWPU. In the face of possible changes, we have following warm tips:
1. Attach importance to epidemic rationally.We hope you can establish the triumphalism to overcome the epidemic, understand the epidemic with a scientific attitude, treat it with wisdom and reason, calmly deal with the complicated and changeable future with stronger courage and perseverance, show the extraordinary resilience and good spirit of SWPU teachers and students.
2. Strengthen abilities of self-protection scientifically.We hope you will further enhance your awareness of epidemic prevention and control and self-protection, pay close attention to the information and guidelines issued by the centers for disease control or other official health departments in your country, abide by the local regulations on epidemic prevention and control, and strengthen scientific protection.
3. Keep contact with university proactively.We hope you must keep close contact with university and pay close attention to the information released by SWPU and your department at any time. If you have any difficulties, please let us know in time. The university will do its best to help you.
4. Seize the day and live it to the full.As the Chinese poem says: There is no ability increase without hard work, there is no academic achievement without great aspiration. During the epidemic period, we hope you can continue to make reasonable arrangements for your time, cooperate with the online teaching activities, make full use of educational resources to concentrate on research, enrich your knowledge, and strive to achieve self-improvement.
No matter where you are, our hearts are always linked to each other. SWPU will always be your strong backing. We sincerely wish all of international teachers and students as well as your family members safe and healthy!
Office of International Affairs
Southwest Petroleum University
March 17, 2020