New semester begins on schedule at Tsinghua

On February 22nd, Tsinghua University's 2021 spring semester started as scheduled. Both online and offline teaching is being carried out smoothly and successfully.

At 7 o'clock sharp in the morning, as the dawn was slightly dewy and the sun rose, the 2021 spring semester national flag-raising ceremony was held at the plaza in front of the Main Building, accompanying by university leader Guo Yong.

Later in the morning, Tsinghua Vice Presidents Yang Bin and Peng Gang reviewed the teaching arrangements on the first day of the semester, ensuring pandemic prevention and control work was being carried out as required.

In the spring semester 2021, Tsinghua University offers a total of 4,353 courses, involving 2,784 teachers and 176,912 students. Among the courses, 183 courses are taught online, and 1,812 courses are taught with hybrid teaching, both online and offline. In the first session on the morning of February 22nd, the university opened with a total of 135 courses, involving 31 teaching units, of which 43 courses were carried out with hybrid teaching.

Writers: Sun Yu, Guo Lili
Editors: Guo Lili, John Olbrich
Photo: Li Pai

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