On the afternoon of December 19, a delegation led by Prof. Jamie Cassels, President of University of Victoria (UVic) visited Beihang University. Vice President Huang Haijun met the guests at the Fifth Conference Hall of New Main Building, together with representatives from the International Division, the Graduate School and the School of Economics and Management.
Vice President Huang first extended his warm welcome to the delegates and then reviewed the efforts and achievements of cooperation between the two universities. Following him, Li Deyu, Director of the International Division, gave an overall introduction to the latest development of Beihang. President Jamie Cassels expressed his gratitude to the warm welcome and introduced the advantages of teaching and scientific research as well as the international cooperation of UVic. During the meeting, the two sides fully exchanged their views and reached a consensus on topics like deepening their cooperation in the fields of material science, economics, management and computer science, and carrying out joint cultivation of undergraduate students and research collaboration.
Vice President Huang Haijun and President Jamie Cassels renewed Beihang-UVic Cooperation Memorandum and Beihang-UVic Agreement on Exchange Students, on behalf of the two universities respectively. According to the agreement, both universities will further strengthen their cooperation in such aspects as students exchange and research collaboration.
Following the meeting, the delegation visited the State Key Laboratory of Virtual Reality Technology and Systems and the National Key Laboratory of CNS/ATM at Beihang University.
Founded in 1963 and located in Victoria, University of Victoria is a first-class comprehensive research university. It currently has 10 faculties, with 21,700 students and over 900 teachers. With its outstanding academic strength, the university ranks second among all comprehensive universities in Canada. Since the two universities signed university-level cooperation agreement in 2013, over 40 students have been exchanged and fruitful cooperation has been carried out in many fields.
Reported by Zhou Mi
Photographed by Han Siyu
Reviewed by Lv Ying
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Zhao Yue