First co-chair to the China-UK Joint Institute Alliance
Congratulations to ZJU-UoE Institute Executive Dean Professor Susan Welburn, who has been appointed as the first ever co-chair of the UK-China Joint Institute Alliance.
The alliance is jointly run by the British Council in China and 19 sets of key university partners from the UK and China, including The University of Edinburgh.
The alliance aims to provide real input and support into workable models, governance, policies, student regulations & experience, marketing etc in addition to how research programmes and commercialisation can be built around the Joint institutes.
In the newly established co-chair role, Professor Welburn will convene the alliance meetings, ensure the proprieties remain focused and aligned with its objectives, and act as a spokesperson for the alliance.
Professor Welburn chaired the first meeting of the alliance on Friday 9 March where the administration discussed plans for future collaborations and funding management.