MoU signed between NJUST and QUT


        On the afternoon of November 14, a 5-member delegation from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) led by its President, Prof. Peter Coaldrake and vice president, Prof. Scott Sheppard paid an official visit to Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NJUST). Vice-President for international affairs, Prof. Zhanwen Xi, met with the delegation at the academic exchange center.

 


        After briefly introducing the basic figures and other information in teaching, research, personnel training, international cooperation and exchanges respectively, the two sides had a deep communication on further exchanges and cooperation with each other.

 

 


        Prof. Zhanwen Xi proposed to Prof. Coaldrake that both universities should share the experience and wisdom of its international education and explore deeper level of exchange and cooperation projects.

 


        Prof. Coaldrake said that QUT would attach great importance to cooperation with NJUST and would be willing to make efforts for the joint development of both sides.

 


        Subsequently, Prof. Zhanwen Xi and Prof. Scott Sheppard signed the MoU on behalf of NJUST and QUT. According to the general agreement, the two universities will cooperate closely in scientific research and exchanges between teachers and students.

 


  QUT is ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia, 18th among the emerging universities younger than 50 according to the QS in 2018. QUT has global vision and pays attention to the cultivation of graduates that meet the needs of social development. It is also the fastest growing research-oriented university in Australia and famous for its close links with industry.

 


        The School of Science of NJUST has taken the lead in carrying our cooperation with QUT and has completed the draft of cooperation agreement on joint education program in such disciplines as applied physics, civil engineering, engineering mechanics, applied mathematics and so on, both sides will continue to improve the details of the agreement later on.