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Monday, January 15, 2018

Seoul National University Delegates Visit the University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to welcome delegates visiting from Seoul National University. Visiting Waterloo International, the visit contained discussions regarding continued initiatives and partnerships between the universities.

Delegates from Seoul National University

Byung Jin Kim, Manager, International Summer Institute

Jungjae Hong, Manager, Student Exchange Program (Outbound)

Hyun-Ji Lee, Manager, Student Exchange Program (Inbound)

Participants from University of Waterloo:

Friday, January 5, 2018

Visit of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Delegates from university of waterloo and the chinese university of hong kong, shenzhen, in front of country flags

University of Waterloo leaders were delighted to host delegates visiting from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

The visit included discussions regarding student exchange and research collaborations, as well as an overview of Cooperative Education.

Delegates from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen):

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Visit of Xiamen Office of the Canadian Embassy in China

Xiao at Sedra Design Centre

Canada’s Assistant Trade Commissioner to China met with University of Waterloo leaders to discuss educational linkages and partnerships with universities within China’s Fujian Province.

The visit also included a tour of the Sedra Design Centre.

Delegates from the Xiamen Office of Canadian Embassy in China:

Mr. Binghuang Xiao, Assistant Trade Commissioner, Xiamen Office, Embassy of Canada in China 

Friday, December 8, 2017

Visit of the University of Strathclyde

Left to right: Goudie, Hamdullahpur, MacDonald, Rowlands

Leaders from the University of Waterloo were delighted to host Sir Jim McDonald, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, as well as Andrew Goudie, Special Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde.

The visit included discussions on areas of collaborative activity such as student exchange as well as Sustainable Energy and Development Solutions.

Additionally, the visit included a tour of the Sedra Design Centre and the Velocity Garage.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Visit of the Korean Education Centre at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Toronto

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host the visit of the Korea Education Centre at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Toronto as well as delegates from Korea University. Discussions explored partnerships opportunities between Korea University and the University of Waterloo.

Delegates from the Korean Education Centre and Korea University:

Byung Seung Lee, Director, Korean Education Centre in Canada (KEC) in Korean Consulate General Toronto

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

University Leaders from Chinese Central and Western Regions Visit the University of Waterloo

Visit of Chinese University Leaders

Leaders from the University of Waterloo were pleased to host a visit of presidents, vice-presidents, and faculty from 20 universities located in Central and Western China in addition to a senior official from the Ministry of Education.

The visit included discussions on Waterloo’s unique Cooperative Education Programs, policies surrounding transformational international research, extended learning, and student innovation and entrepreneurship.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Vice-Presidents of Japanese National Universities Visit the University of Waterloo

Vice-Presidents of Japanese National Universities at the Accelerator centre

Vice-Presidents from eight Japanese National Universities travelled to Waterloo to better understand Waterloo’s co-operative education program and strategies of governance. Leaders from the University of Waterloo were delighted to host this visit, and also examined issues of common interests such as international research and the financial environment.

In addition, the visit included a tour of the Accelerator Centre in order to better illustrate Waterloo’s approach toward entrepreneurship and technology transfer.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Visit of Nanjing University of Finance and Economics

Delegates from the Nanjing university of finance and economics at the university of Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were delighted to host a delegation of faculty from the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics. 

To strengthen the friendship between the two institutions, discussions were conducted to review existing collaborations while exploring the potential for additional partnerships in research and student exchange.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Technical University of Denmark delegates visit Waterloo

Technical University of Denmark delegation

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host delegates visiting from the Technical University of Denmark to discuss entrepreneurship and the Waterloo eco-system, student exchange, continued adult learning and the integration between liberal arts and engineering.

The visit included a tour of the Sedra Student Design Centre and meetings with department heads of Engineering, Science, Conrad Centre, Student Success Office, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Cooperative Education and Career Action and the Accelerator Centre.

Monday, October 30, 2017

China in October: A Trip Report by the University of Waterloo's Associate Vice-President, International

Learn more about Ian Rowlands, Associate Vice-President, International's recent trip to China where he met many valued Waterloo partners.