SWUPL and UBC signs cooperation agreement

Author: Cheng Ren Sourece: College NEWS Center

2013-08-27 11:44:00

Secretary Zhang Guolin is conferring a letter of appiontment of honorary proffesor on president Steven Top. (Source: He Ming)

A group photo of attendees. (Source: He Ming)

On the morning of August 25th, the delegation of University Of Britain and Columbia (UBC) arrived at our university and signed agreement with us. Both promised to promote educational internationalization through course cooperation and academic creation and so on.
In the afternoon, the president of UBC, Steven Top, gave a wonderful speech <transformation in university further> in the library LingNan hall of YuBei compus. Hu Bing, the vice inspection officer of the municipal education committee, Zhang Guolin, secretary of the Party committee., and presidents of colleges in ChongQing and the relevant leaders of 6 separate colleges and 12 higher vocational colleges took part in the conference.

Secretary of the Party committee Zhang made a speech, declaring that the SWUPL would make an all-round cooperation with UBC in laws, economics, managements, politics and other fields of mutual interest. Also learned from UBC about their experience and practice, implemented the cooperation agreement with UBC and promoted international schools actively.

It is reported that before the conference, Secretary Zhang Guolinconferred a letter of appiontment of honorary proffesor on president Steven Top, who became a forth honorary president in the school history.

Besides our university, Chong Qing University, Southwest University, Sichuan Foreign Studies School, as the first joint universities, also signed concrete agreement with UBC. Areas of cooperation include urban planning, pedagogy, laws, medicine and so on.

Background information:

Founded in 1908, University Of Britain and Columbia (UBC) is a classic research university in Canada. It ranks the fifth in the list of Canadian comprehensive universities, with worldwide influence. In 2012, it ranked the 22th in the list of the world well-known universities of the Time Higher Education. The UBC owns 26 schools, including courses on agricultures, plants and zoology, circumstances, managements, chemistry, engineering, electricity, machinery, materials, sociology, jurisprudence, medicine and movie and so on. Until now, UBC totally has 7 students won the Nobel Prize.


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