Shandong province experts to help Chinese students in UK
Updated 03:44, 15-Apr-2020
Zhang Nini in London
Photo Credit: Chinese Embassy to the UK

Photo Credit: Chinese Embassy to the UK

China's ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming and Yu Jie, vice-governor of the Shandong province are launching a scheme to help Chinese students in Britain.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Chinese students studying in the UK have set up more than 300 help groups in about 150 universities, covering nearly 100,000 students.

To assist this effort, the Shandong provincial government and the Chinese embassy in the UK are launching a targeted support program offering advice on a range of subjects linked to the pandemic and its consequences.

Two hundred experienced medical experts and psychologists from various universities have been selected to take part in dozens of specialist groups, to provide consultations for Chinese students in the UK. 

One team of experts will be available for each student union in over 150 universities in the UK.

Staff from seven medical colleges and universities in Shandong will also share knowledge on health issues related to COVID-19 as well as offering psychological counseling where necessary.