On 2-3 November 2018, the Scientific Research Conference for Radio and TV Universities in Shandong Province was held in Jinan. The conference summed up the scientific research that has been conducted in RTVUs throughout Shandong over the past few years and established and assigned tasks for the future. The leading role of scientific work has thus been brought into play to accelerate the construction of first-class open universities.

Double Ninth Festival is a traditional Chinese festival that takes place in autumn. In order to highlight the traditional Chinese virtue of respecting and loving older people, Qingdao Radio and TV University (Qingdao RTVU), together with volunteers from the Culture and Radio New Bureau Community in northern Qingdao, Yiwanbishui Science Development Co. Ltd., and Haiyun Art School, visited Fushan Apartment for the Elderly. They celebrated the festival with the older people, blessing them with kinds of cultural activities.

On 22 October 2018, Fujian Radio and TV University (Fuzhou RTVU) and Yum China (Fuzhou) (Yum China is a leading restaurant company managing several famous brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut, and Little Sheep) held a signing ceremony on learner development cooperation and the opening ceremony for the first Yum China open education class.

In order to fully implement and learn from Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics for the new era and the spirit of 19th National Congress of CPC, push the flourishing of the choral arts in Guangzhou, and spread positive social power, Guangzhou Xinghai (International) Chorus Festival • Talents Gala took place in Guangdong Performing Arts Centre on 18 October 2018.

The 2018 opening ceremony for the Education Improvement Programme and a donation agreement (signing) ceremony were held on 13 October 2018 at Sichuan Radio and TV University (Sichuan RTVU), a partner aid unit for poverty alleviation in Litang County in Sichuan’s Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Sichuan RTVU is committed to alleviating poverty in Litang through “education, industry, and care.”

“‘So you have put on reading glasses and now speak with lower voice after just half a year of university study’, my wife always laughs at me and says. ‘If you had worked this hard earlier, you would have passed the college entrance examination’,” 50-year-old Wang Wenbin, chairman of Doushizhuang Village Committee, Linyi County, Jiaobei Township, said. “It’s as if I have become a different person after attending university.”

On the morning of 12 October 2018, a strategic cooperation agreement was signed between Lishui Municipal People's Government and Zhejiang Radio and TV University (Zhejiang RTVU) at the conference room of the municipal government of Lishui.

The “Shanghai-Kashi Class for Citizens” is a project to support Xinjiang’s development jointly launched by Shanghai and Kashi (a region in the southwest of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region).