New Joint Zhejiang - Edinburgh Institute is unveiled
May: The unveiling of the new Zhejiang-Edinburgh institute took place at a ceremony in Hangzhou on Wednesday.
The unveiling of the new Zhejiang-Edinburgh institute took place at a ceremony in Hangzhou on Wednesday.
The ceremony was opened by the President of ZJU, Zhaohui Wu, who emphasised the truly unique venture to establish an institute that aims to deliver China’s first joint undergraduate degree programme in Biomedical Sciences and research institute with postgraduate MSc and PhD programmes.
This new initiative will see a teaching programme and research facility being developed on the new international ZJU campus at Haining.
The agreement with Edinburgh is the first such joint initiative established by Zhejiang.
Following the unveiling of a plaque to mark the signing off ceremony, the Executive vice-President of ZJU, Yonghua Song, announced the nominated Executive Dean of the new Joint Institute as John Stewart the current Director of Edinburgh’s Biomedical Teaching Organisation.
This historic event received 20 pieces of print coverage, two broadcast pieces and reached over 250 online media outlets across China.