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Officials from University of Canterbury Visits HITWH
Author: 佚名 | release date: 2017-12-25 |click rate: 5

November 21, 2017 | Reported by Wei Haiyan | Translated by Yang Ruihua | Edited by Chen Xiao

On November 21Ian MacDonald, Director of International Cooperation of University of Canterbury (UC), along with Hu Fangjie, General Manager of Shanghai Tianshi Business Consulting LTD, and officials of Shanghai Representative Office of UC, visited Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai (HITWH). Prof. Xu Xiaofei, Vice President of HIT and President of HITWH, met them in No.2 Conference Room. The two sides had an amicable talk about student joint cultivation, mutual visits of teachers as well as students and some other issues. Also present were representatives of HITWH International Office.

Prof. Xu briefed visitors on the history and development of HIT and its latest ranking in the field of engineering worldwide. He elaborated on the “1-2-3-3” program, students innovative and entrepreneurial teams, student cultivation and international education, hoping to deepen mutual understanding and promoting cooperation by exchanging students and teachers. 

Mr. MacDonald briefly introduced some basic information of UC, which located in the Christchurch, the provincial capital of Canterbury, is the second-oldest research university in New Zealand, owning the earliest-founded engineering school and the largest educational school. Mr. MacDonald said HIT, as a world-renowned engineering university, is one of the optimal collaborative partners. He also emphasized his wishes that in the future, the two sides can strengthen bilateral communication and jointly promote collaboration on talents cultivation and scientific research.

During the visit, Mr. MacDonald and other officials, along with representatives of several schools, discussed on joint cultivation program, exchanges among students and teachers, and some other issues. Representing HITWH, Dong Ke, Deputy Director of International Office, signed a letter of intent with Mr. MacDonald.