On the morning of October 31, Dr. Rod Carr, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury (UC), New Zealand, and Prof. Zhang Shengkun, Dean of the School of International Education (SIE) of SJTU, signed a memorandum of cooperation on the Chinese Language Program for Exchange Students and exchanged views on other aspects of cooperation.
At noon, SJTU Vice President Huang Zhen hosted a luncheon for the UC delegation. The two sides had a profound discussion on further cooperation in Sci-Tech research innovation and joint research projects.
The University of Canterbury was initiated and founded by some scholars from the University of Oxford in 1873 and is the second oldest university in New Zealand. As a world-renowned university with a reputation for teaching and research, UC currently comes third on the comprehensive rankings of New Zealand universities. UC is also a top university of engineering in New Zealand.
Translated by Chen Yanzi | Reviewed by Tian Cong