On the afternoon of Dec 6th, 2019, Joint Management Committee conference was held at Administration Building of Sino-British College. As the director of Joint Management Committee, USST president Ding Xiaodong presided over the conference.
Before the co, President Ding met the new CEO of The Northern Consortium, John Brewer, who attached great importance to the joint programs and hoped to deepen its cooperation with USST. Following the talks, President Ding and John Brewer presented the certificate of “The Business Major of the Year” to Yu Qingyue, a Business Administration junior. “I feel honored with this prize for it has not only recognized my past efforts but also encouraged me to work harder in future academic life and career. I am also greatly thankful to USST for providing such a good platform and to all the faculty members for their supports,” said Yu Qingyue joyfully.
During the meeting, President Ding first extended warm welcome to members of Joint Management Committee and expressed his appreciation to The Northern Consortium and relevant British universities for their contributions to the development of joint programs. He noted that under concerted efforts of both sides, SBC has made remarkable achievements in joint programs and talents cultivation. SBC students have won a lot of awards in various competitions and kept making breakthroughs and SBC has been widely recognized by both the Chinese and British government. He emphasized that both sides should work together under new circumstances, explore new ways to improve the education quality, and look for new ideas and measures in cooperative education, so as to make more breakthroughs and better achievements.
Laura Bishop, executive dean of SBC and Liu Qin, executive deputy dean of Joint Management Committee of SBC delivered their work reports and briefed members of Joint Management Committee on the progress of ongoing projects. Committee members of the Committee exchanged ideas on the prospect of ongoing projects, recruitment policies, summer sessions for faculty and students. Members of Joint Management Committee expressed their appreciation and satisfaction for what SBC had accomplished.