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Vice Rector of the University of Central Lancashire Visits BIT

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BIT, Jun.28, 2012—Dr. Graham Baldwin, Vice Rector (Academic) of the University of Lancashire (UCLan), visited Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) on Jun.28.

In the meeting, BIT Vice President Zhao Changlu welcomed the guests, introducing the teaching and research condition, as well as the international development strategy of BIT. He reviewed the cooperation history of the two universities, and hoped that more cooperation could be established on the good foundation.

Dr. Graham Baldwin showed great appreciation to the reception. This was the first time for him to visit BIT. He suggested that combing the respective characteristics, the two universities could provide more exchange chances and scientific cooperation. Rob Wallace, the dean of Computer, Engineering, and Physics Science School, UCLan, introduced detailedly about the courses and facilities of the school.

After discussion, the two sides decided to extend the cooperation to the art field, starting the digital media cooperative project, and carry out the specific cooperative education projects in computer field.

• Background Information:
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is one of the largest universities in the UK with a student and staff community approaching 38,000, over 500 undergraduate courses and approximately 180 taught postgraduate programmes. Located at the heart of Preston - the UK’s newest city, UCLan was awarded university status in 1992 but its roots go back to 1828 and the founding of the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. Now the University has an established reputation for providing its students with an outstanding student experience. In the 2010 National Student Survey, UCLan gained top twenty satisfaction ratings in Fine Art, Tourism, Transport & Travel, Media Studies, Sports Science, Drama and Law.

Written by: Lu Chunling
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Source: International Office, BIT


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