Cooperation Meeting between BJTU and UOW
The Cooperation Meeting between BJTU and UOW was held in the Mechanical Engineering Building, on Jun. 28, 2016. Director of Transnational Education and Alliances, Bill Damachis, Professor Weihua Li and senior coordinator of Transnational Education and alliances, Jessica Sun had come to BJTU for exchange visit. Dean of School of Mechanical, Electronic and Control engineering, Jianyong Li, Vice Dean of School of Mechanical, Electronic and Control engineering, Professor Zhiming Liu, Ms Juanjuan Sun, Ms Ye Lin and Ms Yanxia Jiang had attended in this meeting.
In the oration by Professor Jianyong Li , he firstly extended his warm welcome to the guests, then he retrospect the history from the very beginning of the cooperation to now, the sign of the second renewal of the agreement between BJTU and UOW. He introduced the human and teaching resources that the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Control Engineering and the University had put into this joint program. As well as the social and national recognition we have earned so far. Then he emphasized the importance of sticking to the high quality of education, and he was very confident that we could make a further success in the near future. At last, Professor Jianyong Li sincerely invited UOW for the BJTU 120 anniversary.
Mr. Damachis expressed their heartfelt thanks for the anniversary invitation. Then he also introduced the efforts and resources that UOW had and was going to put into the program. UOW is going to built an online learning site to share the course materials, video lectures and strategies to improve the study performance and IELTS test score. And he hoped BJTU and UOW could had more opportunities to visit and exchange ideas with each other, and these kinds of communication could lead to a closer and better cooperation. Next, Juanjuan Sun from the International Program Office gave a presentation of the changes of the agreement that had been made compared with the first term of the cooperation. BJTU and UOW had come to the common ground. Then Lynee Lin gave a presentation about the student management and the status. Moreover, BJTU and UOW talked about the student recruitment and orientation. Mr. Damachis showed a great willingness to send UOW staffs and faculty members to support the propaganda to the future students.
During the meeting, BJTU and UOW had discussed the specific implementation methods that can promote the program, and determined the who would be responsible for the certain task. Lastly, Professor Liu extended the sincere thanks to UOW for visiting BJTU, and he believed that as we had a great foundation and experience from the Internal Class since 2010, and the School would gave the biggest support for the program, so we could make this cooperation to a higher level.