The delegation led by Lisa Philipps, Vice President Academic and Provost of York University, visited Beihang on the afternoon of October 22. Beihang Vice President Huang Haijun received the guests at the Conference Center of New Main Building. Other attendees included representatives from the International Division and the School of Economics and Management.
During the meeting, Huang Haijun extended his welcome to the delegation and briefed them on the latest development of Beihang University. He noted that the cooperation between the two universities in talent cultivation and scientific research had achieved fruitful results.
Philipps briefly presented the information of York University in terms of academic programs and global cooperation. The two sides exchanged views and reached agreements on various aspects in the meeting. They planned to establish a joint research center to carry out research in the fields of social science such as economics and management.
York University, founded in 1959, is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. York University has approximately 7,000 faculty and staff and 50,000 students, among which 6,200 students are international students from 178 countries. Several of York’s programs such as the economics, business and management programs have gained notable recognition globally. Beihang established partnership with York University in 2010. Since then, about 70 students have participated in the exchange programs between the two university.
Reported by Zhou Mi
Photographed by Cui Chaoyang
Reviewed by Lyu Ying
Edited by Song Chao and Xiong Ting
Translated by Xiong Ting