A Delegation of University of California Riverside Visited HZU
On the morning of January 16, Professor Wang Jun, Assistant Dean of Marlan
and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at UC Riverside, and
Professor Guo Juchen, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Environmental
Engineering Department at BCOE visited HZU, and were warmly received by
Vice President Liu Guodong and directors of International Affairs Department,
Academic Affairs Department and Scientific Research Management Department.
In the meeting, Vice President Liu Guodong introduced the guests to the history
of HZU, size of faculty and students, programs offered and specialties of talent
cultivation. He said that HZU positively engages in education internationalization
by establishing cooperative relation with overseas universities and encourages
students to join in various kinds of international study programs, through which
to effectively broaden students’ horizon. In the meantime, HZU also puts emphasis
on developing students’ practical skills, thus the University has been building up
tight relation with enterprises or institutions. He also said that building up
cooperation with UC Riverside, an internationally reputable university, would
further promote internationalization of HZU, hoping that two universities could
jointly develop programs such as exchange of faculty and students, collaborative
research and recruitment.
Professor Wang Jun firstly expressed his gratitude for HZU’s warm reception. He said
that as a highly internationalized university, UC Riverside has established
cooperative relations with universities from 150 different countries and regions of
the world, and student body is formed by students from 65 different countries and
regions. In recent years, UC Riverside kept sound relationships with more than
20 China’s universities, jointly operating cooperative programs including exchange
of students, academic cooperation, training and collaborative research. At last,
he expressed his wish tofurther discuss how to promote possible forms of
cooperation between HZU and UC Riverside.
UC Riverside is one of the ten universities in the system of University of California,
enjoying national and global reputation. To initiate cooperation with UC Riverside
will positively promote HZU’s internationalization.