Universities in Greater Bay Area to discuss collaboration opportunities in Beijing

Universities in the Greater Bay Area will discuss opportunities for collaboration in Beijing

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the handover of Macao to China, the University of Macau (UM), Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on Sunday 12 May will hold a forum on the opportunities and challenges facing universities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in teaching and research collaboration. The forum will be open to the public. All are welcome.

During the event, representatives of member universities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance will discuss how to take advantage of each university’s unique strengths to enhance academic exchange, research collaboration, and collaborative innovation. Luo Jun, president of SYSU; Rocky Tuan, vice-chancellor and president of CUHK; Yonghua Song, rector of UM; Yang Bin, vice president of Tsinghua University; and Zhou Zuoyu, vice presient of Beijing Normal University, will give keynote speeches.

Established in 2016, the university alliance is currently comprised of 28 major universities in the Greater Bay Area. Members of the alliance can benefit from the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy and the opportunities brought about by the Outline of the Strategies for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area released by the State Council earlier this year.

The forum will start at 9:30 am in the Office of the Macao Special Administrative Region in Beijing. Representatives of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office under the State Council, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Science and Technology will also attend the event. Those who are interested please visit: https://www.wenjuan.com/s/6jmaauk/. For enquiries, please call (853)88228090 or email to prs.event@um.edu.mo.


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