Vice-President of SYSU Visits CUHK
Professor Xiao Haipeng, Vice President of Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) and President of SYSU First Affiliated Hospital, led a seven-member delegation to visit The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 13 June. Discussion meeting was held during the visit on joint research in precision medicine and sustainability of environmental resources in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The delegates were received by Professor Rocky Tuan, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Professor Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joseph Sung, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine and Former Vice-Chancellor, here along with other relevant faculty members of CUHK.
At the meeting, Professor Tuan recognized the close collaborative relationship with SYSU which has yielded fruitful results. With the hope of collaborative participation in the Bay Area develoments, the scope of collaboration between the two universities will be expaned with more synergetic efforts. Members of both sides introduced the two projects on precision medicine and sustainability of environmental resources to the senior members of SYSU and CUHK with specific plans for further implementation.
Since the establishment of partnership in 1981, CUHK has been in close partnership with SYSU in a wide range of projects including research collaboration, academic programmes and student exchange. The CUHK-SYSU Partnership Steering Committee was established in 2008 to oversee the collaboration. Both universities joined hands with the University of Macau to initiate the establishment of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau University Alliance in November 2016 with the aim of forging exchange and cooperation by consolidating resources of elite universities and nurturing talents.
Delegates from Sichuan Provincial Government Visit CUHK
A 14-member delegation led by Mr. Yang Xingping, Vice Governor of Sichuan Province, visited The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 27 June. The delegation met with Professor Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and was introduced the latest developments of the University. Visit was arranged after the meeting to have a broader picture of CUHK. Both sides discussed ways to strengthen the academic exchange as well as students and talents interflow of the two regions. The visit contributed to establish the links, exploring opportunities of future collaboration.