20th April, 2016
Vice President Mr. Trevor Day from Deakin University of Australia visited our university with his delegation including two Associate Deans of Science, Engineering and Construction Environment College, Mr. K. Baskran and Mr. Wanlei Zhou. Lai Tingqian, President of Party Committee of CUIT had a meeting with the guests in No. 7th meeting room. Director of the Party and Government offices Duan Qianbing hosted the meeting.
Lai Tingqian welcomed the guests on behalf of our university, and introduced the history of CUIT's development, characteristics in running the school, and some basic conditions of the disciplinary structures. He expressed that both sides should enhance mutual understanding through this communication so that future cooperation possibilities could be found.
Mr. Trevor Day introduced basic conditions about Deakin University's international students, rankings of majors in each institutes, social reputation and students' employment and entrepreneurship. He expressed the intention of establishing a comprehensive cooperation relationship with CUIT based the common disciplines of both universities via this exchange.
Mr. Wanlei Zhou gave an introduction about Deakin University's courses of computer science and information technology and their existing cooperation models with other Chinese universities including 4+0 for undergraduates, 1+2 for postgraduates and short-term research-exchange students programs.
Through this meeting, both universities reached a preliminary cooperation consensus in the fields of computer science, environmental science, control engineering and mechanical wngineering. Short-term research exchange projects could be launched soon and full-range of cooperation for undergraduates, postgraduates and teachers could be progressively expanded in future.
Dean of Information Technology College, He Jia, Dean of Information Security Engineering College, Li Fei, Dean of Resource and Environment College, Ye Zhixiang, and Associate Dean of Control Engineering College, Shen Yan, attended the meeting.
Accompanied by Lai Tingqian, the delegation also visited our library, stadium and the atmospheric observation field after the meeting.