Date: 2020-08-15 — 2020-12-15

Location: Online

Specially-supported by: Education Section, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  

Organized by: UK China Talents Development Association

Specially-invited Co-organizer: Chinese Students and Scholars Association UK

The first UK-China High-Level Talent Fair was held in 2018, initiated by the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in the UK and hosted by the UK China Talents Development Association. The purpose of the fair is to promote the exchange of talents between China and the UK, and to build a bridge to help Chinese students studying in the UK and overseas graduates find ideal jobs in China. The first and second UK-China High-Level Talent Fair were successfully held in London in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The Fair has attracted nearly 100 well-known enterprises, universities and scientific research institutes from China and the UK, bringing more than 4000 recruitment vacancies and cooperation projects, with nearly 10,000 participants.


The Chinese Ambassador in the UK Mr. Liu Xiaoming sent messages to both Fair, and Minister Counsellor of the Education Section Mr. Wang Yongli delivered opening speeches. The event was reported by Chinese and British media, including CCTV, People's daily, Xinhua news agency, European times and other mainstream media.


According to the UCAS application system of British university, the latest application data released by the government in June 30th, 2020 showed that the total number of undergraduate applications in 2020 exceeded 650,000, reaching a new high for the past four years, where Chinese applicants increased by 23%, up to two times the number of 2016. It is easy to see that the UK is still the global center for higher education and innovative talent training. China and the UK have strong complementary in talent exchange.


The outbreak of the COVID-19 in 2020 has had a great impact on our communication activities. Based on the above background, with the support of the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in the UK and CSSAUK, the UK China Talents Development Association will hold the third UK-China High-Level Talent Fair together with Jiangning Development Zone and other partners. The opening ceremony of the Fair will be held online and offline.


Up to today, Huawei (UK), CSR Zhuzhou (UK), Xiamen University, China University of political science and law, Nanjing University, Southeast University, BAIC group and its subsidiaries, Bank of Jiangsu, Jiangsu salt industry group, Shanghai Institute of technology and physics, Shanghai Institute of medicine and dozens of other Chinese and British institutions have already registered for the Far online, bringing nearly 1000 job vacancies.


The opening ceremony of the third UK-China High-Level Talent Fair will be held online and offline on October 31st, 2020. in Nanjing, China. Nanjing's Jiangning Development Zone is selected as the city partner to launch the opening ceremony. The organizers of the Fair will invite representatives of the Chinese Embassy in the UK, representatives of the British Embassy in China, well-known experts and scholars to discuss the trend of International education and talent development in the new era. The agenda of the opening ceremony is attached.