【News from News Center】On Mar. 1st, Prof. Geoff Layer, President of University of Wolverhampton;Mr. Bob Zhang, the UK foreign affair official to China;Mr. Kevin Bond, President of Education for China Ltd. (EFC);Ms. Qinghua Guo, executive director of EFC;and Ms. Lingna Zhao, General Manager of EFC visited YSU. YSU President Hongmin Liu and Vice President Fucheng Zhang welcomed the guests and had a conference with them, as well as leaders of International Cooperation Division, Graduate School, Office of Academic Affairs, and School of Arts and Design.
President Hongmin Liu and President Geoff Layer at the conference (Photographer: Qiaoyi Cai)
The conference (Photographer: Wenli Zhang)
At the conference, YSU Vice President Fucheng Zhang, on behalf of YSU, welcomed the guests, introduced YSU and the internalization of YSU, and expressed his wishes to cooperate with University of Wolverhampton in terms of student exchange, faculty exchange and faculty training programs. President Geoff Layer introduced University of Wolverhampton and expressed his wishes to cooperate extensively with YSU.
President Hongmin Liu and President Geoff Layer signed a memorandum of cooperation on behalf of the two universities. (Photographer: Qiaoyi Cai)
President Hongmin Liu and President Geoff Layer signed a memorandum of cooperation on behalf of the two universities, which means both sides will carry out substantive cooperation in scientific research, joint-education, faculty communication, communications in terms of publications, arts and science, and academic conferences. After that, the guests visited School of Arts and Design. According to the plan of faculty communication, some YSU teacher are visiting University of Wolverhampton as exchange scholars in the spring semester.
Located in the Midwest of the UK and the center of England, University of Wolverhampton can trace its history back to more than 160 years ago. The fifth largest public University in the UK, it is one of the first universities of the UK that accept the mutual recognition of diploma agreement with China. Currently, more than 23000 students are studying in the University, including about 2500 international students from more than 120 countries, among whom more than 200 are Chinese. With 4 branches located in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Telford and Science and Technology Park of Wolverhampton, the University has 9 main schools, including: School of Literature, School of Business, School of Engineering and Design, School of Health, School of Information Technology and Computer, School of Sport Education, School of Social Sciences and Laws, School of Architecture, School of Geography and the Earth. The university has developed more schools, such as arts, humanity, social science, geography and health. What’s more, the disciplines in engineering, laws and finance always rank in the top 10 among all universities of the UK. (Editor: Rui Liu)