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A visit from a Delegation of Western Sydney University, Australia

May 19, 2023 | By IAO:Pan Tao | Copyedited by William, Zhang Liu

On May 9, Deborah Sweeney, Executive Vice Chancellor, Linda Taylor, Vice Chancellor and Vincent Cheung, Director of International Cooperation Program of the University of Western Sydney (UWS) visited our university. Vice President Zhang Hua met with the delegation, accompanied by relevant officials from the International Affairs Office and the School of Foreign Languages.

On behalf of USST, Mr. Zhang Hua extended a warm welcome to the delegation of the University of Western Sydney and expressed his gratitude to the University for its long-standing support to the cooperation between the two universities. He introduced the development of the university, its academic settings and research achievements, and focused on the achievements and experiences of the university in international education. He also expressed his willingness to cooperate with the university in personnel cultivation, education and research, and further deepen the cooperation between the two universities.

Subsequently, the two universities had an in-depth discussion on the content of cooperation and agreed on the direction of future cooperation. Both sides agreed that the meeting was a successful discussion and exchange of cooperation, which is of great significance to promote the development of education in both schools. The meeting not only enhanced the mutual understanding and friendship between the two universities, but also laid a solid foundation for future cooperation.
After the meeting, the delegation of Western Sydney University visited Hu Jiang International Culture Park and had a meeting with students of the English (Scientific and Technical Translation) major from the School of Foreign Languages. The students asked questions enthusiastically and the atmosphere was warm. The delegation of the University of Western Sydney highly appreciated the solid professional quality of our students and the strong humanist atmosphere of the campus, and expressed their expectation for further cooperation.
The University of Western Sydney is a prestigious public university established in 1989 and located in the western region of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The University is internationally recognized for its academic and research excellence and is regarded as one of the youngest, most dynamic and international universities in Australia. The University of Western Sydney has an outstanding faculty and a wealth of disciplines, particularly in the fields of medicine, health sciences, education and social sciences, which are at the forefront of international excellence.
In December 2019, Vice President Zhang Hua led a delegation of Liu Qin, Dean of the School of Foreign Languages, to visit the University of Western Sydney, where the two sides discussed and reached cooperation intentions on joint student cultivation and teacher-student community research, and signed a memorandum of cooperation and an agreement between the two universities in June 2020 and October 2021, to develop a dual undergraduate degree in English (scientific and technical translation),  continuous studying in undergraduate and graduate, and a dual master degree in the School of Foreign Languages

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