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Delegation of Queen's University Belfast Visits CUEB

Author:Translated by Yan Run Proofread by Li Bing Editor:Zhong Peipei Publish:2016-04-18 Size:TTT

On April 11th, CUEB Vice President Xu Fang met with the delegation of Queen's University Belfast (short as the Queen’s). The two parties reached initial consensus on partnership, including student joint education, faculty exchanges as well as research cooperation.

Xu Fang extended warm welcome to the delegation and briefly introduced CUEB. She pointed out that to cooperate with international high-level universities is part of CUEB’s international strategy, and CUEB always attaches great importance to the cooperative ties with British universities. She also expressed the expectation for further communication and mutual understanding through the meeting to facilitate cooperation, and the hope to sign the bilateral MOU as soon as possible, so as to develop multilevel, all-round cooperation and exchanges.

Yang Hui extended her gratitude for CUEB’s hospitality and briefly introduced Queen's, including its founding history, discipline features and ranking as well as international cooperative programs. She said that in recent years, Queen's has been constantly improving study and living environment on campus and strengthening teaching and research cooperation with universities all over the world, particularly in China. The efforts have helped attracting more international students, greatly boosting Queen’s international profile. Yang also mentioned that, Queen's is looking forward to partnership with CUEB based on in-depth understanding, student exchanges through joint education programs such as “2+1+1”, “3+1” and “1+1+1”, faculty visiting, research cooperation and other substantial cooperation.

Professor David Rooney stressed that Queen's has made great efforts to boost internationalization in recent years. With strengths in pharmaceutics and biotechnology, Queen's, together with ChinaMedicalUniversity, established China Medical University- Queen's University of Belfast Joint College in Shenyang in 2014, he said. Furthermore, he pointed out the university plans to expand its international cooperative programs in humanities and social science as well as engineering science, aiming to build an international environment for students.

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