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UBC Vice President Rehan Sadiq and Delegation Visit WZU for Exchange and Discussion

     On the morning of April 3, Wenzhou University(WZU) hosted a cooperation meeting with the University of British Columbia (UBC) from Canada. Key participants included Zhao Min, President of WZU; Rehan Sadiq, Vice President and Provost of UBC; Kasu Heiwaji, Professor from UBC;Li Jianbing, Professor from the University of Northern British Columbia; representatives from the International Exchange and Cooperation Office of WZU; personnel in charge and teacher representatives from the School of Bioenvironment, WZU. The gathering aimed to strengthen the institutional ties and explore potential areas of collaboration between the two universities.

    President Zhao warmly welcomed the guests. He provided an overview of WZU, highlighting its rich history, personnel training efforts, esteemed faculty, and robust international exchange and development initiatives. Zhao emphasized that WZU stands as the sole comprehensive institution in southern Zhejiang, northern Fujian, and eastern Jiangxi, designated as a key construction university in Zhejiang Province and authorized to confer doctoral degrees.

    The university prioritizes the harmonious development of both basic and applied research, alongside the parallel advancement of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering technology research. This multifaceted approach to education has yielded remarkable achievements. Zhao underscored WZU’s dedication to elevating academic research and international collaborations, noting the esteemed reputation of the UBC in numerous fields.

    The collaboration between the two institutions is expected to significantly enhance academic, scientific research, and personnel training endeavors on both sides.

    In his address,  Vice President Rehan Sadiq outlined the fundamental aspects of his institution. He emphasized the pivotal role of international exchanges and collaborations in advancing the progress of higher education. Expressing his enthusiasm, Vice President Sadiq voiced his aspirations for fostering deeper cooperation with WZU across multiple domains.

    The two universities engaged in comprehensive discussions pertaining to personnel training, academic exchanges, and cooperation. Representatives from WZU highlighted the notable achievements and distinctive characteristics of the institution in scientific research, teaching, and international collaborations. Conversely, delegates from the UBC proffered their own experiences and best practices in related fields. Both parties exchanged ideas extensively on the future trajectory and modalities of their collaboration, ultimately reaching several consensus points.

    Through this meeting, WZU and UBC have fostered a deeper mutual understanding, laying a solid foundation for future collaborations. It is anticipated that, with the concerted efforts of both institutions, the cooperation between the two universities will yield even more fruitful outcomes.