Professor Roland Chin (right) and Professor Andrew Petter sign an agreement to enhance collaboration between the two universities


錢大康教授(右)與派特教授代表兩所大學簽署合作協議

Members of the delegation of Simon Fraser University discuss with HKBU team on future collaboration during thsir visit


西門菲沙大學代表團成員與浸大團隊討論未來合作方向

Date: 02 Nov 2017 (Thursday)

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HKBU signs agreement with Simon Fraser University to explore collaboration opportunities

浸大與西門菲沙大學簽署合作協議

HKBU and Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen ties between both parties and to enhance future academic collaboration.

Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU and Professor Andrew Petter, President and Vice-Chancellor of SFU signed the agreement at HKBU on 30 October.

Under the agreement, both universities will explore the collaboration of 2+2 and double degree programmes; exchange of scholarly publications and information; exchange of faculty, staff, and students; development of study abroad opportunities; development of collaborative research programmes or projects of mutual interest; discussion of academic and administrative developments, including co-sponsorship of symposia, seminars and conferences; cooperation in the development of education generally, including the potential for offering joint programmes; and pursuit of consulting and project opportunities.

Professor Roland Chin is pleased with the agreement, stating: “SFU is one of the leading comprehensive universities in Canada, and is ranked one of the top universities in the world. I am sure our collaboration will lead to many innovative projects that can bring enormous benefits to both universities in internationalisation, research, teaching and learning.”

浸會大學與加拿大西門菲沙大學於10月30日簽署合作協議,推動雙方的學術聯繫和未來合作。

協議由浸大校長錢大康教授和西門菲沙大學校長派特教授聯合簽署。

根據協議,兩所大學會合辦「二加二」和雙學位課程、推動學術交流、研究合作、顧問項目及合辦國際會議、研討會等。

錢校長對簽署合作協議表示高興:「西門菲沙大學是加拿大及世界前列的綜合大學。我深信這次合作將會帶來更多的創新項目,推動國際化、教學和研究,造福兩校。」