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WIN-SUN Joint Education Programs

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Waterloo-Soochow Nanotechnology Education and Training Program

The Joint SUN-WIN-SIP Institute of Research and Education Program was started in 2012 to attract outstanding students and researchers from around the world to Waterloo and Soochow to study nanotechnology. 


Waterloo-Soochow Doctorate Program

The Waterloo-Soochow Doctorate program is an exciting initiative where students will study at both schools for 2 years, while earning a PhD from UW with a certificate in international research from Soochow University. A scholarship of $10,000 USD (~$13,000 CAD) will be offered to eligible students for each year of study at the University of Waterloo.Six students from Soochow University standing in front of windows

Students will be co-supervised by a Waterloo professor from either the Faculty of Engineering or the Faculty of Science when at UW, and a professor from Soochow University.

What does successful completion of the program mean?

  • Earn a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from University of Waterloo with two years international research experience in China.

Interested?

You are invited to explore more information on how to apply on the WIN-Soochow Doctoral program page.

Further information about Graduate Studies at the University of Waterloo can be found at the Discover Graduate Programs page

 

Contact information: Dr Lisa Pokrajac, Assistant Director, Research Programs at the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at lisa.pokrajac@uwaterloo.ca.


3+1+1 Joint Bachelor's/Master's program

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The Waterloo/WIN‐Soochow (3+1+1) collaborative bachelor‐master’s education program in science is designed for outstanding students from Soochow University (SU) to pursue their 4th year thesis research project at University of Waterloo under the supervision of faculty members from the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology. On successful completion of the undergraduate degree requirements, students will graduate with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree from SU and will apply for admission to continue their year 5 in the Master of Science (MSc) degree at the University of Waterloo. 

Research at the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Waterloo

Learn more about research themes in nanotechnology (smart & functional materials, connected devices, next generation energy systems, and therapeutics & theranostics), and the exciting research projects of accomplished faculty members.

What does successful completion of the program mean?

  • Earn a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree from Soochow University
  • Earn a Master of Science (MSc) degree from University of Waterloo

Interested?

To learn more about international agreements, please visit Waterloo International.

Contact information: Dr Lisa Pokrajac, Assistant Director, Research Programs at the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at lisa.pokrajac@uwaterloo.ca.

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Nanotechnology students study at the QNC atrium whiteboards