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TOP TALENT DENMARK IN CHINA AND HONG KONG - A SUCESSFUL BATTLE FOR TALENTED STUDENTS

Three successful and well-attended education and career fairs - Denmark Days - were held in China and Hong Kong in the past week.

The Denmark Days are a part of the initiative Top Talent Denmark that aims at attracting talented students to come to Denmark to study or pursue a career at a Danish company. The global completion for recruiting talented students from China and Hong Kong is fierce, but the Danish higher education institutions and companies are together telling a great story of Denmark as a great career and education institution.

Two well-attended education and career fairs in Shanghai and Beijing the past week shows that the story of Denmark as a good place to study, life and work is beginning to be well-known among the students at the best higher education institutions in China and Hong Kong. The partners in Top Talent Denmark – the Danish higher education institutions and companies – meet face-to-face with more than 1200 engaged Chinese students at the Top Talent Denmark Days is Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong.

The Denmark Days fairs were days of interaction between Chinese students and representatives from Danish higher education institutions and companies. Interesting presentations took place, Danish food was served and nice prizes from sponsors of the Top Talent Denmark initiative were won by lucky students.

In relation to Denmark Days two alumni events were arranged at respectively the Danish Consul General Nicolai Prytz’s residence in Shanghai and at the Danish Ambassador A. Carsten Damsgaard’s residence in Beijing. At both events there were cosy and informal atmospheres, where old friends met again and new connections were established.

In addition, Top Talent Denmark and the Danish higher education representatives also participated in the annual China Education Expo, where they at a Top Talent Denmark stand had the possibility to promote their educations in a global competitive setting.

After the participation in China Education Expo five Danish higher education institutions continued the promotion tour to Hong Kong, where the prestigious Hong Kong Polytechnic University hosted a Denmark Day event at their campus. Around 150 students came by the fair and learned about all the interesting possibilities there are to come and study in Denmark.

You can read more about Top Talent Denmark, see pictures from the many events, and stay tuned for more information at our webpage: www.toptalentdenmark.com.cn

You can also contact Nina Espegård Hassel Innovation Attaché at Innovation Centre Denmark, Shanghai and ask for further information: ninhas@um.dk or tel.: (+86) 158 2106 7165.

Programme overview

Tue, 20th Oct: DENMARK DAY IN SHANGHAI

Wed, 21st Oct: Sino-Danish Alumni reunion at the Danish Consul General’s residence in Shanghai

Thu, 22nd Oct: Sino-Danish Alumni reunion at the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing

Fri, 23rd Oct: DENMARK DAY IN BEIJING

Sat-Sun, 24-25th Oct: China Education Expo

Tue, 27th Oct: DENMARK DAY IN HONG KONG

 

Meet the top talent denmark partners 2015

The Danish participants at this year’s Denmark Days are the higher education institutions:

Participating companies in Shanghai and Beijing:

  • Maersk Line
  • Mille Dairy
  • Novozymes
  • NNIT
  • Novo Nordisk