The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jun 01, 2018 Volume 145
Office of Academic Links(China)
Strategic Outreaching Trips

1. CUHK Vice-Chancellor Leads Delegation to Beijing and Joins the 120th Anniversary Celebration of Peking University
2. Associate Vice-President of CUHK Attends the Activities of University Alliance of the Silk Road



CUHK Vice-Chancellor leads delegation to Beijing and joins the 120th Anniversary Celebration of Peking University


Prof. Rocky Tuan, Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), led a delegation to Beijing on 36 May to attend the 120th anniversary celebration activities of Peking University (PKU). Visits were also paid to government ministries and partner institutions in Beijing, followed by meetings with the University's close associates.  In the delegation comprises Prof. Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Prof. Wong Suk-ying, Associate Vice-President; Prof. Steven Ngai, Department Chairperson of Social Work; Prof. Frederick Lau, Professor of Department of Music; and Ms. Wing Wong, Director of Academic Links (China).


University leaders from all parts of the world gathered for the 120th anniversary celebration of PKU. On behalf of the University, Prof. Tuan congratulated PKU on their jubilee and events including the World University Presidents Symposium & Beijing Forum 2018. Prof. Tuan delivered a speech themed "Humanities in New Generations" at the Forum, exchanging views in contemporary higher education development with other participants. 


The delegation also visited the State Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA), the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and Tsinghua University. CUHK delegates were warmly received and met with leaders including Mr. Huang Shuxian, Minister of Civil Affairs; Mr. Gu Chaoxi, Deputy Minister of Civil Affairs; Ms. Li Xiaolin, Chairperson of CPAFFC and Prof. Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua Unveristy. Apart from setting out the blueprints of respective collaboration plans, Prof. Tuan introduced CUHK's Strategic Plan and China Engagement Strategies during the meetings. Representatives of different parties exchanged views concerning various collaboration projects, consolidating close partnerships and promoting divergent interflow.


A gathering with the University's close associates was held during the trip. Participating guests include Prof. Xu Guanhua, former Minister of Science and Technology of PRC and Honorary Doctor of Science of CUHK; Prof. Ch'ien Xun and Prof. Ch'ien Yi, son and daughter of Prof. Ch'ien Mu, founder of New Asia College, CUHK; and Mr. Steve Lau, member of the CUHK's Global Alumni Advisory Board.


CUHK has long been in close ties with frequent interaction with various universities and research institutes in Beijing.  The University has achieved fruitful results with its counterparts in a wide variety of areas including scholar exchange, student interflow, research collaboration and joint programmes. This visit further contributed to the consolidation of the University's current collaborative efforts with Beijing partners and promoted closer linkage in different fields for partnership development.




Associate Vice-President of CUHK attends the activities of University Alliance of the Silk Road


Prof. Wong Suk-ying, Associate Vice-President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) visited Xi'an from May 11 to 13 for a series of events organized by the University on 11-13 May. Activities included the Presidents' Forum of UASR and the World-Class Universities Expo 2018 in Xi'an.


The activities held in Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), attracted over 150 guests from 87 alliance member universities of 26 countries and regions. Prof. Wong exchanged views and experience with Prof. Xi Guang, Vice-President of XJTU and other universities' leaders, and shared the latest Belt and Road development of CUHK with them, further consolidating collaborative platforms with universities along the Silk Road. CUHK also set up a booth and displayed the University's achievement and plans at the Education Expo of World-Class Universities during the period, providing participating students with comprehensive information about CUHK's undergraduate and postgraduate programmmes.


Established in May 2015 by XJTU, UASR is now comprises of nearly 151 member universities from 37 countries and regions. The Alliance aims at promoting the spirit of the Silk Road by building a cooperative education platform for advanced regional development, fostering collaboration among members in areas of academic and scientific exchange, as well as cultural communications. CUHK joined the Alliance in 2016.


Prof. Rocky Tuan (left), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, poses for a group photo with Prof. Hao Ping, Party Secretary of PKU at their 120th anniversary ceremony

Prof. Rocky Tuan (right), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, presented anniversary gift to Prof. Tian Gang, Vice President of PKU

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky Tuan delivers speech at the World University Presidents Symposium & Beijing Forum 2018

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky Tuan (fourth from right) leads a visit to CPAFFC

Group photo of CUHK delegation and representatives from CPAFFC

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky Tuan (left) leads a visit to MCA

Representatives of CUHK and MCA pose for a group photo

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky Tuan (front row, fourth from left) leads a visit to Tsinghua University

CUHK delegates visit School of Medicine of Tsinghua University

CUHK delegates visit Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky Tuan meets with CUHK’s close associates in Beijing

Group photo of UASR members at the event

:: Back to This Issue
:: Strategic Outreaching Trips
:: Linkage Incoming Visits
:: Partnership and Collaboration
:: Information and Promotion
:: Academic Exchange Activities
:: Student Interflow Programmes
:: Latest Academic Exchange Agreements
:: Forthcoming Events

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