Xiao Xing, a professor of accountancy at Tsinghua Unive
rsi上海千花网品茶微信ty’s School of Economics and Management, who taught one of Yang’s online classes.
She invited him to a group event at Tsinghua, and sent him
an autographed book bearing the inscription, “Kn
owledge puts wings on dreams.” Yang was delighted, “Given my condition, visiting Tsinghua was a dream come true.”
Although his health is unstable, he still logs on to XuetangX to learn new things whenever he can.
“The interface now is much more user friendly and the platform recommends classes tailored to my p
rogress and needs,” he said. “Although I am not enrolled at Tsinghua, the courses make m
e feel like one of the students in the classroom. At times, I feel that this is all I ever wanted.”