The year 2018 marked the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up, and the establishment of the Radio and TV University system by Deng Xiaoping. This year, 2019, marks the 40th anniversary of Jiangxi Radio and TV University (Jiangxi RTVU). Recently, the RTVU held a series of activities to commemorate the pioneering work of Comrade Deng in establishing the RTVU system, and to celebrate the anniversaries.

From 27 to 28 December 2018, Guangzhou Radio and TV University (Guangzhou RTVU) held a 2018 Open Education Enrolment Meeting with the theme of "Grasping Quality, Realising True Development, Emphasising Connotation, and Promoting Openness.”

Recently, a book written by Shi Jinwen, Jiang Zhouling, and other writers from Guangxi Radio and TV University (Guangxi RTVU), Research on Poverty Alleviation through Education Using the Open University as an Example, was published by Thread-Binding Books Publishing House.

On 27 December 2018, Changchun Radio & TV University (Changchun RTVU) held a teaching-achievement exhibition for its School for Older Adults. Students, faculty and RTVU leadership gathered to witness the achievements of the year.

 "Carry out Project on Cultivation of Rural College Students and Assist Rural Revitalisation", a case study from Sichuan Radio and TV University (Sichuan RTVU), was recently selected by Sichuan Provincial Education Department for a list of award-winning typical cases of innovation and development in educational reform.

Since late October 2018, the Dazhou rural-revitalization projects “Professional Enhancement for 1000 Party Secretaries” and “Degree Enhancement for 1000 Cadres”, sponsored by the Organisation Department of the Dazhou CPC Committee and undertaken by Dazhou Radio and TV University (Dazhou RTVU), have been conducted. So far, 300 secretaries of village Party branches have received training in three classes, and 200 village cadres have received face-to-face tutorials. The projects were recognised in the 2018 comprehensive evaluation of Sichuan RTVU.

The opening ceremony of the Culture Garden of Guangzhou Radio & TV University (Guangzhou RTVU) was held on 7 December 2018, with vice president Sun Bin and other leaders attending.

On 12 December, 2018, a conference to promote distance education and launch a distance-education platform for elderly residents of Anhui was held in Hefei.