US-Sino Online Higher Education Conference

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Sharp Increase in University Enrollment for Chinese Students. CMS Global, Shenzhen University and University Open Online Courses Announce Conference to Develop Relationships with Chinese Universities. 

Shenzhen, China. (April 21st, 2017) – Chinese enrollment has grown fivefold from over 62K students a decade ago, to over 320K students in 2015/2016 according to the Institute of International Education – indicating a marked increase in the importance of international students for US Universities. With these important shifts within the higher education space, CMS Global recognizes the need for US Universities to develop relationships with Chinese universities.

To help get ahead of these needs, CMS Global, Shenzhen University and University Open Online Courses (UOOC) are proud to announce the US-Sino Online Higher Education Conference in Shenzhen, China on April 21st 2017. With a dedicated focus on advancing the growth of online education for China and the US; the purpose of this conference is to establish the US-Sino Online Higher Education Union between participating US and Chinese universities.

The union will allow US and Chinese Universities to cross promote products, share best practices and agree to explore the process of credit recognition among the member universities. The event will also mark the announcement of master and certificate programs for US Universities within China.

CMS Global, Shenzhen University and UOOC invite US Universities to attend, offering them the rare opportunity to develop relationships with over 140 Chinese Universities, while promoting strategic transnational education partnerships. The conference will be held in Shenzhen China on April 21st, 2017. To learn more about participation in the conference, contact Jane Pierce at or visit

About CMS Global Inc.
CMS Global Inc. educates and connects the world as a trusted global hub for higher education. With decades of experience pioneering online learning, CMS Global is uniquely positioned to help academic leaders around the world capture opportunities through customized solutions both domestically and internationally. Our expertise in online international higher education expands affordable access to US institutions for Chinese and Vietnamese learners in a scalable manner. To learn more, please visit

About Shenzhen University
Shenzhen University (SZU) was founded as a public university on May 10th, 1983 with the accreditation of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, and has undergone rapid growth and expansion in the past three decades just like the city of Shenzhen, China’s most successful Special Economic Zone. SZU offers multi-level degrees with its 27 colleges, providing 86 undergraduate programs, over 100 master programs, and 9 doctoral programs. To learn more, please visit

About University Open Online Courses
University Open Online Courses (UOOC) is an internet education platform and resources provider that partners with over 100 universities and organizations in China, to offer courses recognized by universities, companies and industries.  UOOC Online focuses on developing a high-quality and efficient learning environment to help learners enhance their employability. For more information about UOOC Online, please visit us online