Guo Lihong Visited Universities and Colleges in UK with a Delegation
At the invitation of the University of Essex, NWU president Guo Lihong visited the University of London, University of Essex and the School of Archaeology, University of Cambridge. During this visit, Guo attended the high-level talents recruitment fair, held in London by NWU, and met with alumni representatives who studied or worked in London.
At the recruitment fair, Guo introduced the history, academic strength, school management theory and achievement, and warmly invited high-level oversea talents to join in Northwest University. Head of Human Resources Department gave a detailed presentation on teaching staff development and strategy, policy on high-level talent introduction and terms of employment. Head of the School of Life Science briefed on teaching, research, lab construction, and the latest capital investment. The recruitment fair was held in a warm atmosphere with great interaction. Afterwards, on behalf of the university, Guo signed letters of intent with the doctors who are inclined to work in NWU. It’s the first attempt for NWU to bring in oversea talents by holding a recruitment fair, in which 80 doctors attended the affair and 13 letters of intent were signed. The minister, counselor and the first secretary of the UK Chinese Embassy all praised that it’s the most successful event for Chinese colleges and university to recruit high-level talents in London.
After the recruitment fair, Guo friendly met with the alumni representatives studying and working in UK, and agreed to set up a NWU alumni association in UK to support and build a platform for the cooperation with universities in UK and the recruitment of high-level overseas talents.
During the visit in the University of London, Guo and its administrators reviewed the cooperation between the two universities, shared theories on school management and renewed the framework agreement for cooperation and exchange. In the University of Essex, the delegation visited the laboratory of simultaneous interpretation, communication engineering and stock futures trading, then had an in-depth exchange of views with the headmaster and related faculty. Both of the two headmasters said that their universities would spare no effort to promote cooperative education program, support the exchange of scholars and students, and improve the intercollegiate cooperation on scientific research and other training programs including simultaneous interpretation. Later, the delegation arrived at the School of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, visited laboratories and museums, and reached a consensus on protection of silk fabrics and the co-construction of laboratory for the protection of cultural relics.