USJ Welcomes Hunan Technology and Education Delegation
On the morning of the 11th of December, a Hunan Technology and Education Delegation paid a courtesy visit to the University of Saint Joseph (USJ).
On the morning of the 11th of December, a Hunan Technology and Education Delegation composed by members of the Hunan University, Hunan Normal University, Hunan University of Technology, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, and Hunan Zhenqing Pharmaceutical Group Co. Ltd., paid a courtesy visit, organised by the Higher Education Bureau of the Macao SAR (DSES), to the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). Vice Rector of USJ, Prof. Zhang Shuguang; Prof. Rochelle Ge Yun, Faculty of Social Science and Education; Head of the Department of Languages and Culture, Prof. Lídia Zhou Mengyuan; warmly welcomed the delegation.
On the campus tour, the Head of the Department of Creative Industries, Prof. Gerald Vincent Estadieu, introduced the latest equipment and technologies used in the Architectural Studio and Digital Fabrication Lab. The delegation was highly impressed with the overall architecture and design of the USJ Ilha Verde Campus.
During the meeting, the Rector of USJ, Prof. Stephen Morgan introduced the uniqueness of USJ, being an internationalised university that is “in, of and for Macao”, and hopes to visit Hunan to further promote exchange opportunities.
Prof. Liu Qijun, Rector of Hunan Normal University; Prof. Dai Aiguo, Rector of Hunan University of Chinese Medicine and Prof. Li Shutao, Vice Rector of University of Hunan were impressed by the international characteristics of USJ and its students’ language ability.
Vice Rector Zhang explained that USJ has a distinctive multicultural learning environment and located just 15 minutes away from Zhuhai and a few steps away from the soon-to-open Ilha Verde Cross Border, pointing that USJ is looking forward to becoming one of the cooperation bridges between the mainland and Greater Bay Area universities and the Portuguese-speaking countries.
Among the delegation were Liu Qijun, Rector, Hunan Normal University; Dai Aiguo, Rector, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine; Liu Yang, Rector, Hunan Industrial University; Li Shutao, Vice Rector, University of Hunan; Wang Zhichun, Executive Secretary of Hunan Integrated Circuit Design and Application Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance; Huang Gaoren, Chairman of Hunan Jinxin Electronic Technology Co. Ltd.; Tian Xuefei, Director of Science and Technology Division, Hunan Chinese Medicine University; Peng Liyuan, Director of HK-Macao-Taiwan ROC Affairs Office, Hunan Industrial University; Yang Bin Deputy Director, Hong Kong-Macao -Taiwan ROC Affairs Office, Hunan University; Tang Cunzhong, Deputy Director, Hong Kong-Macao -Taiwan ROC Affairs Office, Hunan Normal University; Huang Lu, Director of the Interview Department of the Character Collection and Editing Center of Wenshi Expo Magazine; Sharon Leung, DSES (Senior Technician of Cooperation and Science and Technology Department).
(Vice Rector of USJ, Prof. Zhang Shuguang and Rector of Hunan Normal University, Liu Qijun)
(Group photo of USJ representatives with the Hunan Technology and Education Delegation)