CityU strengthens mainland ties
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Professor H K Chang, President, leads a six-member delegation to
The delegation met with Mr Chen Zuoer, Vice Director of the
The visit aims to expand CityU’s network on the mainland and prepare for future student recruitment exercises by cultivating close ties with various units. In addition to Mr Chen, the delegation met with Mr Zhang Xinsheng, Vice Minister of Education and Professor Chen Naifang, President of Beijing Foreign Studies University.
In order to foster closer links with the mainland's media and understand their operations, the delegation met with Mr Wang Chen, Director of People’s Daily, Mr Zhao Huayong, Director of China Central Television (CCTV), Ms Chen Li, Deputy Director of China Education Television (CETV), Ms Huang Qing, Deputy Chief Editor of China Daily, and visited the People's Daily Online and the 21st Century newspaper.
During meetings with senior officials of various units, Professor Chang expressed CityU’s wish to explore further collaboration with mainland institutions via:
¨ supplying creative media talent from CityU’s
¨ offering the innovative teaching experience and wealth of information at CityU’s Chinese Civilisation Centre for use by mainland educational and communications institutions;
¨ strengthening collaboration in the recruitment of mainland students.
At the reunion, Professor Chang highlighted CityU’s achievements and initiatives:
¨ In just 20 years, outstanding academic and research achievements have enabled CityU to rank among the world’s top universities;
¨ CityU’s accomplishments in applied research are widely recognized;
¨ CityU pioneers trilateral partnerships among
¨ CityU focuses on professional undergraduate studies and whole-person education;
¨ CityU students have won awards in international contests;
¨ CityU actively advances its internationalization programme and strengthens collaboration with mainland institutions.
The visit attracted the attention of prominent media organizations in
CityU actively establishes and strengthens links with the mainland. Through fostering closer ties with Government departments, higher educational institutions, alumni and the media, the visit further promotes the University’s image on the mainland and opens up opportunities for further collaboration.