USJ signed MoUs with HITS (India) and KCI at AUAP Annual Conference




From November 10th to 14th, 2019, USJ signed MoUs with Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS; Chennai, India) and Krempl Communications International (KCI) at AUAP Annual Conference 2019 being held at Naresuan University in Phitsanulok, Thailand.

From November 10th to 14th, 2019, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is participating in the 34th Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) Annual Conference 2019 with the theme “Climate Change Adaptation – The Challenging Role of Higher Education Institutions”. The event is taking place at the Naresuan University in Phitsanulok, Thailand, and USJ is being represented by Prof. Álvaro Barbosa, USJ Vice-Rector, and Ms. Sandra Ng, Public and International Relations Officer.


To further develop USJ’s network of collaboration in Asia and the Pacific, the University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS; Chennai, India), represented by Director of Research Dr. G. Illavazhagan; and another with Krempl Communications International (KCI), represented by Managing Director Mr. Lau Kok Yin, who USJ had previously worked with for Staff Development workshops on Leadership in a Global Context.


It was a fruitful conference with interesting keynote speeches, paper presentations and cultural visits as a platform for scholars and institutions to further discuss and understand the environmental challenges faced in Asia and the Pacific.