Written by: FENG Yang
Translated by: DU Yufei
Edited by: William Mosteller
(HIT news) On the morning of June 13th, Vice President Liu Hong met with Professor Alistair Jones, senior executive vice president of Waikato University in New Zealand, and his delegation.
During the meeting, Liu Hong first extended thanks to Professor Jones and his delegation for their visit, which opened a new chapter of bilateral cooperation and exchanges between the two universities. He also expressed his hope that the two sides will strengthen cooperation and exchanges in scientific research and personnel training. Professor Jones introduced Waikato University and its cooperation with domestic universities. Moreover, the two sides discussed the specific issues of their cooperation, and signed a memorandum of understanding.
Relevant heads of the Ministry of International Cooperation and the College of Materials participated in the meeting.
Founded in 1964, Waikato University is one of the eight public universities sponsored by the New Zealand government. It has more than 15,000 students and 2,200 international students from more than 70 countries around the world. The University of Waikato enjoys a high reputation in the world, especially in disciplines such as management, law, computer science, natural science, and education. It was once hailed as “Harvard in the Southern Hemisphere” by Daily Telegraph.