From 25th to 30th April, 2016, with the invitation from AEMG and Australian partner universities, delegation from Shandong university (Weihai), led by Vice President Prof. CHEN Guanjun, visited Australia.
On 25th April, with the invitation from Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Western Australia Mr. Iain Watt, accompanied by AEMG Director General Ms. Jenny Wang, the delegation arrived in Perth, capital city of Western Australia, and visited the university. During the joint management committee meeting held on 26th, both parties had a detailed discussion on the joint undergraduate program of finance, and reached consensus on relevant topics.
On 26th, the delegation visited the headquarter of AEMG in Melbourne. AMEG CEO Mr. Roger Li and Director General Ms. Jenny Wang extended their warm welcome to the delegation. Vice President Prof. CHEN Guanjun spoke highly of the devotions made by AEMG towards the cultural and educational communication between China and Australia, as well as the wonderful achievements AEMG has harvested so far. Both parties also mapped their future collaborations of a higher level.
On 27th, the delegation visited Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Swinburne University of Technology. They had detailed discussions on the joint programs respectively, and scheduled their joint PhD and research programs.
On 28th, the delegation accompanied by AEMG CEO Mr. Roger Li and Director General Ms. Jenny Wang visited Australian National University. The delegation attended an annual program management committee meeting jointly held by School of Computer Science. Then the two universities signed the agreement of joint physics undergraduate program. The delegation met the students transferred from SDUW and currently studying at ANU after the official meeting.
On 29th, the delegation arrived in Hobart, capital city of Tasmania, and visited University of Tasmania (UTAS). Both parties had a detailed discussion on the cooperation in the field of marine biology and aquaculture. UTAS has been always leading the international research of the Antarctic and marine biology. Shandong University (Weihai) has also been devoted to seeking breakthroughs in such fields over the years. Both parties achieved collective consensus on their future collaborations.
Shandong University’s (Weihai) visit to Australia strengthened the communication among AMEG, Australian partner universities and themselves, which ensured a healthy and sustainable development for the joint programs, and laid a solid foundation for future collaborations.