In order to further deepen the cooperation between the Open University of China (OUC) and Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE), to upgrade the quality of the jointly built Business administration major, and to show the fruitful results of two decades of cooperative operation, a seminar on the construction of the cooperative major between the OUC and DUFE was held in Dalian, Liaoning Province on 20 November 2020.

Recently, a conference was held to review bachelor-degree conferral rights for Open University of China (OUC) majors established in 2020.

In the finals of the 6th China International Internet Plus College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, held at the South China University of Technology from 17 to 19 November, 2020, a project submitted by the Bingtuan Branch of the Open University of China (OUC) finished second in the Vocational Education category.

The Science and Engineering sub-committee of the 2nd Academic Committee of the Open University of China (OUC) held a plenary meeting in Tianshui City, Gansu Province, on 16 and 17 November, with 12 members of the sub-committee, and heads of the Faculty of Science and Engineering of the OUC headquarters and Tianjin Branch, attending.

In order to teach efficient use of the digital library, and promote digital reading, the Open University of China (OUC) provided online training and promotion to freshmen from 22 October to 17 November 2020.

On 11 November 2020, the Beijing Credit Bank was officially unveiled, and Beijing Municipal Education Commission authorised 18 sub-centres of the credit bank and 19 members of the credit bank alliance.

The 2020 Forum on Research into Network-based Online Education at the Open University of China (OUC) took place from 10-13 November with the aim of building a network-based multi-domain, multi-perspective academic-exchange platform, and of helping young and middle-aged scholars at the OUC to publish, broaden their academic horizons, and undertake new research.

Editor's note: Since the outbreak of Covid-19, students and former students of the Open University of China (OUC) have been courageously taking up their responsibilities and fighting the disease in accordance with local policies.