Delegation visits Australia and Singapore to enhance cooperation
January 03,2018 17:26:32 readCount:502

Representatives of SCUT travelled to Australia and Singapore last month and made notable progress in deepening partnerships with a number of overseas institutions.
The five-people delegation was led by Liu Qijin, Deputy Secretary of the CPC SCUT Committee. From December 13 to 20, they paid a series of visits to The University of Queensland (UQ), the Australian Education City (AEC), and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
In Australia, the delegation and UQ’s President Peter Høj signed an agreement on carrying out short-term student programs, which were developed based on the current 3+1+1 joint student program. This new programs will be open for application to all students to broaden the diversity of study fields and types of the cooperation.
After that, the delegation went to Melbourne and signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives of the AEC, a global innovation district that aims to attract world top universities to launch international student exchange programs in Melbourne.
In Singapore, they discussed about joint educational programs with NTU’s Vice President Lam Khin Yong, and listened to a briefing on the latest progress of the Sino-Singapore International Joint Research Institute.
Except for making progress in cooperative issues, the delegation also had meetings with SCUT`s students who are studying at UQ and SCUT’s alumni in Sydney, Melbourne, and Singapore. A plan of setting up a branch of SCUT’s Alumni Association at Brisbane was also discussed.

Source from the International Office
Translated by Xu Peimu and Cheng Yu
Edited by Xu Peimu and Deng Langchu