Delegation of Ulster University Visits JISU

Updated : 2019-05-07Source : JISU
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The delegation led by Tim Losty, Minister-Counselor of Northern Ireland Affairs for the British Embassy to China, who represented the University Ulster for the third time, visited Jilin International Studies University. Among the members of the delegation also included Liu Yan, the Director of the Confucius Institute in Northern Ireland, Darryl Cummins, the director of Management, Start-up and the Marketing School, and Professor Pauric McGowan. Wang Jie Vice President and Head of International Cooperation and Exchanges of JISU, together with his colleague including Yin Xiuli, Dean of School of English, Zhang Ping, Dean of School of Economics and International Trade, and Xu Zhengliang, Dean of School of International Business Administration met the delegation.

The two sides had talks at the International Exchanges Center during which a joint education program was discussed and negotiated in depth. The two sides agreed upon a combined business bachelor-master degree’s program or a joint education program of master according to which JISU students would have more options for further education and personal development.

After the meeting, Darryl Cummins briefly introduced Northern Ireland and the University of Ulster. Pauric McGown delivered a keynote speech on “Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership” which focused on innovative visions and new administrative methods for business management. The speech also explored various approaches to effective education in light of the current state of the political economy.

The University of Ulster, which was founded 1968, is the most prominent comprehensive state university in Northern Ireland. Its Business School, one of the top ten 5-star Schools of Business in the UK, has a very strong reputation of providing quality education. In addition, it has other famous schools including the School of Finance, ranking in the top four in the UK, and the School of Media and Computer Engineering, recognized first-class nationwide in the UK. 

The visit was said to have strengthened the cooperation and exchanges between the two universities and meanwhile played a substantial role in such as aspects as creating chances for overseas exchanges and practices for JISU students, strengthening joint education for teachers, and promoting scientific research and cooperation in internationalization.