CityU, Minzu University of China sign cooperation agreement to further implement the joint degree program and jointly cultivate versatile talents

To adhere to the strategy of strengthening the nation with talent and serving the construction of a strong country of education, Rector Jun Liu of City University of Macau (CityU) led a delegation to visit the Minzu University of China (MUC) yesterday and received a warm welcome from President Guo Guangsheng. The two sides held in-depth discussions on cooperation in joint degree program, talent cultivation, and cultural exchanges. During the visit, Rector Jun Liu and President Guo Guangsheng signed a cooperation agreement on behalf of both parties to deepen the implementation of the joint degree program. Wang Liping, member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and MUC’s vice president, and Wang Zhi, member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and vice president, accompanied Vice Rector Zhou Wanlei to attend the talks.


During the meeting, Rector Jun Liu reviewed the collaborations between the two universities since the establishment of their partnership, including in curriculum, talent cultivation, and cultural exchanges, which have laid a solid foundation for cooperation. Going forward, he hopes that both sides will continue to leverage their strengths and build an international learning platform for students from both universities to promote cultural exchange and interdisciplinary integration, and expand their global perspectives. Rector Jun Liu also mentioned the support provided by CityU’s unique international networks, such as the Center for China and the World (CCW) and the Global Consortium of Metropolitan Universities (GCMU), in deepening cooperation in research projects, academic conferences, and student exchange programs. He also mentioned the potential for further cooperation between the two universities through the International Summer Institute, which would allow more students to experience the history, culture, and teaching characteristics of Macao.

President Guo Guangsheng warmly welcomed Rector Jun Liu and his delegation. He continued by mentioning that the official opening of MUC Hainan campus which marked the development of “one university, three campus.” He also highlighted the successful cooperation between the two universities in launching the joint undergraduate program in data science and big data technology at the Hainan campus, making significant contributions to the construction of Hainan as an international innovation education island. President Guo also expressed his intention to expand cooperation in term of scope in the near future, and jointly cultivate more outstanding talents to serve the construction of a national talent hub. Additionally, through the “Center for Beijing-Macau People-to-People Exchange” jointly established by the two universities, he hopes to see more cooperation in student and faculty exchanges, and promote exchanges and sharing between Beijing, Macao, and the Greater Bay Area, and fully utilizing the center’s role as a bridge between different regions in the country.

During the meeting, the two sides had an in-depth discussion regarding the current joint degree program and explored potential areas for future collaboration. Through joint effort, the two universities aim to nurture high-end patriotic talents with a global vision.

Also in attendance from MUC were Ma Guowei, director of the Office of the President, Shi Song, director of the Office of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs, and its deputy director Zang Ning, Weng Yu, dean of the School of Information Engineering. Kathy Che Ka I, director of the Rector's Office of CityU, also joined the meeting.

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