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Delegates from Chinese University welcomed to Hope

Liverpool Hope University welcomed colleagues from Sun Yat-Sen University in China, as part of a long-standing partnership between the two institutions.

Dean Professor Chenguang Chang, Associate Dean Professor Bin Luo and Program Director Dr Jin Ma from the School of International Studies met with Vice-Chancellor and Rector Professor Gerald Pillay.

Sun Yat-Sen has sent several undergraduates to Hope in recent years to study English and Business on a 2+2 programme.

The team’s visit had a series of objectives, including considering Hope for as a venue for an annual summer school of 25 International Relations students.

In addition, the delegation discussed the possibility of Study Abroad opportunities at Hope, and a 1+1 MA programme across various subjects. This would see students carry out their first year at Sun Yat Sen, followed by a year at Hope studying an MA, which would see them graduate with two degrees – one from each University.

Sun Yat-Sen plan to establish a European Research Centre as part of the Chinese government’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ project. The European Research Centre will explore contemporary Euro-Sino relations.

Published on 20/03/2018