- Vice President of Beijing Union University (BUU) led 5 member-delegation to LPU to discuss about wide-ranged collaborative programs
Jalandhar: Vice President of Beijing Union University (BUU) China, Professor Bao Hong recently led a 5-member delegation to Lovely Professional University. The delegation met senior officials of LPU and discussed about next plan for scholarship & collaborative programs, and also met 16 Chinese students who are already studying at LPU. Professor Bao and LPU Vice-Chancellor Dr Ramesh Kanwar discussed many other potential opportunities than the existing ones between two universities. A ‘Memorandum of Meeting’ (MoM) was also signed between the representatives of both the Chinese and Indian Universities (BUU & LPU). The purpose is to provide a basic framework for an arrangement to carry out various academic, co-curricular and study exchange programs for students and faculty of both universities. Prof Bao also revealed his great interest in making all possible efforts to establish Confucius Institute-the Chinese Language Center at LPU. Dr Kanwar expressed happiness on the joint efforts of two largest universities of China and India for the benefit of student community.
The other members of the delegation were Prof Zhou Mingzhu (Chairman of School Council & College of Bio-Chemical Engineering ), Prof Zhao Zhenjiang (Chairman of College Council), Prof Fang Jianjun (Dean, Automation College), and Prof Zhang Dianen (Director of Public Foreign Language Teaching Department) of BUU. The collaborative projects identified by both universities are: Training of undergraduate BUU students at LPU; exploration for sending LPU undergraduate students to BUU for cultural exchange/ studies; exchange of Masters and Ph D students between the two universities; and to develop joint research projects in Robotics and Automation for ageing people. In addition, BUU faculty in Advanced English and Food, Nutrition & Tourism will teach at LPU, and LPU faculty in IT/Computer science will teach at BUU.
Established in 1985, BUU is one of the largest universities in China under approval of Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. It is a comprehensive municipal university and is originated from over 30 branch campuses attached from other Chinese universities like Peking University and Tsinghua University. For near 30 years BUU has been reinforced comprehensively under complete talent-cultivating system.