One of China’s largest petroleum companies, China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) has recently signed a training agreement with the UOWD Language Studies Centre to provide full-time Arabic language training to their staff.
On 31st May, 2012, CNPC trainees arrived at UOWD for their student orientation which was held in true Arabian fashion courtesy of the University’s Rob Whelan Majlis.
In addition to the Arabic language training, the trainees are also looking forward to gaining a wider understanding of Arabic culture and customs.
Shanae Reed, Head, Language Studies Centre said, ‘ we see this as an opportunity to engage with the wider international business community. The Language Studies Centre aims to provide a range of language training where customisation is the focus and this project with CNPC is an example of such a training.”