YAU Students

PFM 2012

PFM 2012

After a long hiatus I really wanted to at least catch up by posting images of the most important people in my life in China: Yunnan Agricultural University students who study here in Kunming, move to The Netherlands to continue their degree and then invariably return to China to work and even start their own […]


Netherlands bound

Netherlands bound

Pictured within this gallery: Wang Li (class leader), Chen Boran, Li Lingshan, Liu Junhong, Miao Qi, Wang QianJue, Rao DingMing, Wang Jingue, Li Wei, Yang Xi, Zhao Xinrui, Duan Yaling, Zhao Yuan, Zhang Kai, Prof. Zhu Haishan (YAU), Nick Noble (YAU), Fred Bomans (VHL), Pierre van Rijin (VHL). Not present but not forgotten: Peter Vermerris […]


2009 YAU BA class

2009 YAU BA class

Students who choose to remain at YAU to study can be a more relaxed bunch than their colleagues who select to go on to study at VHL, Wageningen. Without the stresses of international language tests and regular research assignment deadlines, we can agree our own agenda and study in a more relaxed atmosphere than their […]


Nine months, 620 hours

Nine months, 620 hours

This class of students attended over six hundred hours in the course of nine months preparation for their IELTS test on the 23rd. July 2009.  Whatever the outcome, this class missed just eight hours of classes between them, they can be proud of their effort and dedication


Family visit

Family visit

One thing I always enjoy is visiting a family home (Zhao Xing, Father and Mother).


The ‘exhausted but content look’.

The 'exhausted but content look'.

The end of semester July 2009 ‘exhausted but content’ look.


Wageningen bound students

Wageningen bound students

Points mean prizes

Points mean prizes

Wang Bo and Zhao Xing: worthy joint winners of a Van Hall Larenstein award to Yunnan Agricultural University students in celebration of YAUs 70th. Birthday celebrations.  Both students will leave for the Netherlands in August where they will study International Horticulture and Marketing for two years.


Rao Dingming with teacher Lin Chenhong

Rao Dingming with teacher Lin Chenhong

VHL Booth at Kunming Flower Exhibition 2008

VHL Booth at Kunming Flower Exhibition 2008

YAU students attend on the VHL booth at Kunming Flower Exhibition 2008


Kunming Flower Exhibition – YAU Interpreters

Kunming Flower Exhibition - YAU Interpreters

Wang Xinyi and Liu Van Den Xia assissting at Kunming Flower Exhibition 2008


Mountain trek at Heilongtan, August 15th. 2008.

Mountain trek at Heilongtan, August 15th. 2008.

Zhao Xing, Nick and Zhu Yu on mountain trek 15th. August 2008 at Heilongtan. The walk took six hours in total with a short break near the end for a very late lunch comprising of fresh fish, vegetables, erquai, and wild mushrooms.  The weather was ideal and visibility extended to several mountain ranges beyond the […]


Zhao Xing and Zhu Yu on mountain trek August 15th. 2008

Zhao Xing and Zhu Yu on mountain trek August 15th. 2008

Success

Success

Students of Yunnan Agricultural University Horticulture department, fresh from successful interviews for transfer to Van Hall Larenstein, Wageningen, Netherlands. Back row:  Nick Noble (YAU), Fred Bowman (NL), Cao Shanshan, Zhou Shijing, Zhang Shurui, Kang Chengrui (class leader), Fanjin Ming, Jan Hoekstra (NL), Wu Chao, Front row: Li Rui, Hu Rui, Du Wansha, Zhang Chao, Miss Li (Hotel […]


Nay Win’s leaving dinner at Yunnan Agricultural University

Nay Win's leaving dinner at Yunnan Agricultural University

Back row: Mr Zhu, Karl Usher, Dr. Talekar, Xiao Li Front row: Prof. Yu Yang, Nay Win, Zhang Yinsong Behind the camera: Nick Noble