JDSU and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Extend Scholarship Program
MILPITAS, CA, Oct 31, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) --
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it has
continued its scholarship program with Beijing University of Posts
and Telecommunications (BUPT) for a second three-year term to support
students pursuing advanced telecommunications and engineering
degrees. Today, the two organizations and fifteen students
participated in a ceremony celebrating the continued collaboration at
the BUPT headquarters in Beijing, China.
In 2011, JDSU and BUPT established both the scholarship program and
an optical network test lab at the university. Currently more than
one hundred students have received the scholarship for studies and
research in the areas of information and communications networks.
JDSU has also donated a wide range of test instruments and optical
communications equipment for the lab so that students can conduct
live network testing as part of their studies.
"We are honored that the JDSU and BUPT scholarship program represents
continued collaboration between educational institutions and
enterprises in China," said Judy Kay, vice president of Executive
Operations and Corporate Strategy at JDSU. "Our combined efforts
provide a platform for students and teachers to work creatively
together in ways that help students strive for excellence both
academically and socially within their communities."
"Our work with JDSU over the past two years has been very beneficial
and we are honored to continue this collaboration," said Dr. Yang
Jie, Deputy Dean of SICE, BUPT. "Students that graduate from BUPT go
on to have a significant impact in the communications industry and we
must continue to foster their education through important programs by
working with cutting-edge technology leaders like JDSU."
JDSU has offices in China that include locations in Beijing,
Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Suzhou.
About Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) is a
research-oriented university that enjoys a nationwide reputation for
innovation and excellence in advanced research and learning in
communications technology. It serves as one of the most important
teaching and research bases for information technology and the
telecommunications industry in China. Currently, BUPT has over 16,200
full-time students and 12,000 long-distance and e-learning students.
BUPT's graduates boast the top employment rate among Chinese
universities, about 98 percent, and most of them are employed by
famous technology companies at home and worldwide. For more please
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) innovates and collaborates
with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and
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