The vice president of our university Tan Runhua and attendants participated in the education and cultural exchange activities of the Ministry of Education in Ireland in Beijing at the invitation of the secretary Jan O’Sullivan of the Ministry of Education and Skills in Ireland and Aihua Association in Ireland on Oct. 28, respectively talked with the University of Limerick (UL) and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Embassy of Ireland in China, signed the substantive cooperation agreement of the education and cultural exchange, and assisted at the reception held by the Ministry of Education and Skills in Ireland and the Aihua Association.
In the afternoon, the Vice President Tan Runhua and attendants held talks with Professor Thomas Toole, the vice president of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Professor Alberty Byrne, the director of the College of Engineering, and Ms. Hellen Griffith, the director of Asian Affairs. Both sides discussed the details in depth and exchanged views on the short-term research cooperation project of the engineering discipline, teacher exchange and training, and cooperative education projects of such engineering disciplines as machinery, materials, electricity, and civil engineering.
Then, the Vice President Tan Runhua and attendants talked with the vice president of the University of Limerick (UL) Professor Paul Cutcheon and the supervisor of Chinese Affairs Ms. Lisa on the education exchange and cooperation of the humanistic discipline. During the exchange of teachers and students, both sides especially further exchanged their desires on the deep cooperation according to the training of graduates and postgraduates majoring in law, and reached an agreement.
The educational missions of the University of Limerick and Waterford Institute of Technology visited our university on May 12, 2014 and signed a framework cooperation memorandum. On this basis, our university and two universities in Ireland signed a specific cooperation agreement on deep cooperation. Because of the good academic reputation of two universities in Ireland respectively in the humanity and engineering disciplines, the comprehensive strength of our university in science and engineering and humanity aspects shall be improved through substantive educational and cultural cooperation. Therefore, a solid foundation shall be laid for the further development of international cooperation and exchange, especially for the expansion of international visions of teachers, teacher training, and enhancement of overseas exchange experience of students.
Our university talks with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT)
The Vice President Tan Runhua on behalf of our university presents the souvenir to the WIT.
Our university carries out agreement detail discussion with the University of Limerick.
The Vice President Tan Runhua on behalf of our university presents the souvenir to the UL.
The Vice President Tan Runhua attends the signing ceremony.
The Vice President Tan Runhua introduces the conditions of our university to the Minister of Education in Ireland and also presents the souvenir.
The Vice President Tan Runhua on behalf of our university presents the souvenir to Irish Ambassador to China.