Delegates from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University visited the university on Monday, January 14, 2019 to introduce their newly established Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation (GBA I3) and its plan to the UWaterloo senior management team. Discussions also continued on the development of joint entrepreneurship programs between our universities.
Delegates from Shandong Provincial Education Department and the Shandong Normal University, in China, visited the University of Waterloo on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The objectives of the visit were to review existing student exchange programs and to explore how to support universities international programs in Shandong province.
The China University of Petroleum Beijing visited The University of Waterloo campus on Monday, November 26, 2018 to meet with the Faculty of Science to review the existing 2+2 undergrad program, sign the MOU and discuss a detailed work plan to enlarge future recruitment numbers of students from CUPB.
Delegates from China University of Petroleum Beijing:
Prof. LI Gensheng, Vice President, International
Prof. JIN Yan, Dean of the Graduate School
Prof. LI Yongfeng, Director of the International Office
Dr. FENG Jinyu, International Office
Delegates from Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, visited the university on Friday, November 16, 2018 to meet with UW leadership and faculties, gain mutual understanding and seek potential academic and research cooperation in fields like Liberal Arts, Math and Computer Science, Science and Engineering.
On November 13th and 14th, we hosted top Japanese University leaders for the "2018 Training Program for Top Management of University," funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan. The focus of their two-day agenda was to gain insight into university management and learn about co-operative education, entrepreneurship, technology transfer and commercialization, and international research.
Led by the Ministry of Education China, Chinese University Leaders visited the University for a two-day visit on Monday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The goal of the visit was to gain insight on university management and operations, especially in the areas of Co-operative education, Campus wellness, Teaching excellence and professional development, International and Industrial research, and Student innovation & entrepreneurship.
Delegates from the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) vistied the University on Monday, October 29, 2018 to strengthen the existing partnership, explore student exchange and research potential in Life Science and Engineering; and to learn more about student innovation and entrepreneurship in UW.
The University of Twente in Enschede, Netherlands visited the University of Waterloo to discuss opportunities for collaboration, specifically student mobility and research internships.
Delegates from U Twente:
Margriet Dekkers, Country Coordinator (Canada)
Prof. Dr. Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen: Head of the Centre for eHealth & Wellbeing Research; Professor in Psychology, Health & Technology; Adjunct Professor, UW