Renowned scholars, experts, senior administrators of higher education institutions, postgraduate students from the UK, the USA, Denmark, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong gathered on 27 June at Lingnan for the opening of the three-day International Postgraduate Summer School cum International Conference on Comparative Development and Policy Studies.
The event was co-organised by the Division of Graduate Studies and Lingnan Institute of Further Education at Lingnan University in collaboration with 11 leading higher education institutions in Asia, the UK and the USA including University of York from the UK, Rutgers University from the US, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Sun Yat-sen University, Zhejiang University, South China University of Technology, South China Normal University and The University of Nottingham Ningbo China from Mainland China, and National Cheng Chi University and Fu Jen Catholic University from Taiwan. It aimed to provide a platform for international academics, practitioners and postgraduate students to share and exchange their research knowledge as well as experiences and practices on liberal arts education, social policy and development.
The Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Lingnan University and partnering universities was also held in the Opening Ceremony, which set up student exchange programme for full-time PhD students to undertake short-term research visits between Lingnan University and the partnering universities. Lingnan University will provide scholarships for selected inbound exchange students from partner universities to undertake research visits at Lingnan.
For details of the event, please visit: http://www.ln.edu.hk/news/20160627/postgraduatesummerschool2016