With the invitation from AEMG and partner universities in Australia and New Zealand, delegation of Southwest University led by Vice President Prof. JIN Yule visited Australia and New Zealand.
On the afternoon of 12th September, the delegation arrived in Auckland，the biggest city in New Zealand, and visited the University of Auckland in the next morning accompanied by AEMG Director General Ms. Jenny Wang. Both parties had a detailed discussion on the established programs and future development. The University of Auckland considered the cooperation with Southwest University as a milestone in China. Southwest University planned to expand the areas of cooperation based on current programs and to establish high-level research platforms, positively responded by the University of Auckland.
On 14th September, the delegation accompanied by AEMG CEO Mr. Roger Li and Ms. Jenny Wang visited the University of Tasmania. During the meeting, both parties spoke highly of the achievements of joint programs so far, and decided on the future cooperation areas. After the meeting, the delegation visited the teaching and research laboratory on campus.
On 15th September, the delegation accompanied by Roger and Jenny visited the Australian National University in Canberra, and was warmly welcomed by the latter. Both parties reached comprehensive consensus on the joint program of psychology through a detailed discussion.
On 16th and 17th September, the delegation visited Macquarie University and met with relevant staff on campus. Both universities briefed their internationalization and advantages in teaching and research, and they also had a detailed discussion on potential cooperation in the years to come.
The visit is a high-level and high-density communication between Southwest University and universities in Australia and New Zealand, which further strengthened the communication between universities and laid a solid foundation for the management of joint programs and establishment of joint research platforms.