A delegation from Shandong University (SDU) recently visited a number of AEMG partners in Australia and New Zealand. The delegation, led by Prof. LIU Jianya, Vice President of Shandong University was welcomed and hosted by Mr Roger Li, AEMG President, and Ms Jenny Wang, AEMG Director General.
The delegation held constructive discussions on existing projects and explored avenues to develop further opportunities in areas of mutual interest between Shandong University and each of the universities visited:
At the University of Auckland (UOA) the delegation was warmly received by Prof. John Hosking, Dean of Science, and other senior members of Faculty.
Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Linda Kristjanson, together with Prof. Alan Liu, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Research Development), and Prof. Hung Nguyen Pro Vice-Chancellor (Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology) welcomed the delegation to Swinburne University of Technology (SUT).
Prof. Mike Calford, the Provost, hosted the delegation at the Australian National University (ANU). Prof. Calford was joined by Ms. Jane O’Dwyer, Vice President (Engagement and Global Relations), Prof. Kiaran Kirk, Dean of College of Science, and other key staff.
The delegation was cordially welcomed at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) by Mr. Rob Atkinson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global) and key relevant staff.
At AEMG’s Melbourne Office, Prof LIU declared the visit a resounding success and praised AEMG’s influence on cultural exchange, education and research between China, Australia and New Zealand and welcomed strengthening ties between AEMG, Shandong University and their partner universities.
According to Mr Li, “this visit further consolidated the role of AEMG in building educational and research partnerships between Sino-Australia and New Zealand universities”.