Biomedical Sciences


Prof Song receives Honorary Degree

Professor Yonghua Song, Executive Vice-President of Zhejiang University and the founding Dean of the International Campus at Zhejiang University receives an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Edinburgh

Images of Professor Song receiving his Honorary degree
Images of Prof Song at The Biomedical Sciences graduation 2019


The award, which was presented by the University's Senior Vice-Principal Professor Charlie Jeffrey, is in recognition of his contributions to transnational education and forging China-UK links.

Professor Song received the honour at the Biomedical Sciences graduation ceremony which took place at the McEwan Hall on Saturday 29th June 2019.


Professor Song has been a serial innovator in developing UK-China transnational education and research activities. He was responsible for spearheading the new international campus of Zhejiang University and the development of the Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh (ZJE Institute) focussing on Biomedical Education and Research.

Prof Mike Shipston, Dean of Biomedical Sciences


Further information

Study Biomedical Sciences at the ZJU-UoE Institute (ZJE)

The ZJE Institute website