OUC Delegation Led by Prof. Liu Yong Visited Partner Universities in Australia

From December 8 to 12, Prof. Liu Yong, Vice President of OUC, led a delegation to Australia to promote practical cooperation with partner institutions and participate in alumni activities. The visit achieved positive outcomes.

On December 8, the delegation visited the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), where they held talks with Deputy Vice-Chancellor Iain Watt. Watt recounted his previous visits to OUC and introduced the overall situation of UTS, expressing a willingness to expand collaboration. Liu Yong noted that the two universities have significant potential for cooperation in talent training and scientific research. He hoped that this visit would mark the beginning of a new chapter in friendly cooperation, driving collaboration across more areas. Intentions were reached on practical collaboration in areas such as joint student training and cooperative research. 

Subsequently, the delegation visited the Chinese Consulate General in Sydney and met with Acting Consul General Wang Chunsheng. 


On December 9-10, the delegation attended the inauguration ceremony of the Sydney Branch of the OUC Alumni Association, discussed with the alumni representatives from Sydney and Melbourne, organized a global relay event for the university's centennial flag, and recorded a congratulatory video for the centennial celebration with the alumni.


On the afternoon of December 10 and on December 11, the delegation visited the University of Adelaide. They held talks with leaders and expert representatives such as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jessica Gallagher, Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof. Suzanne Le Mire, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Jennie Shaw. The discussions included prospects for cooperation in electrical and mechanical engineering, agriculture and food, computer and mathematical sciences, biology, and more, leading to the renewal of the two universities' cooperation agreement. The delegation toured the University of Adelaide's National Wine Center, Laboratory of Environmental Materials and Catalysis, and the Australian Institute for Machine Learning. 

The delegation also participated in this year's joint management committee meeting of the Haide College. In his speech, Liu Yong fully acknowledged the cooperative achievements between the two universities, citing Haide College as a channel for exchange, a bridge for consensus, and a platform for collaborative innovation. He hoped that both sides would continue to uphold the principles of collaboration, innovation, and mutual benefit, further optimize the training model for international talent, and promote the high-quality development of Haide College. After the meeting, the delegation visited OUC students participating in the joint education program. 


During the visit, Liu Yong invited friends, experts, and alumni to participate in the university's centennial celebration next year.