Delegates from Georgetown University visited Zhuhai to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with UIC on 14 November. The new agreement is valid until November 2023. The renewal improves the terms under which students receive scholarships.

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Dean of DST, Prof Stephen Chung (right) and Dr Robert Clarke sign an agreement

The delegates from Georgetown University were Dean of Research and Director of the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization Dr Robert Clarke, Associate Dean and Assistant Vice President of Special Graduate Programmes Dr Adam Myers and Director of Biomedical Graduate Student Recruitment Ms Caroline Goon.

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UIC President Prof Ng Ching-Fai presents a gift to Dr Robert Clarke

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UIC Vice President (Academic) Prof Chen Zhi presents a gift to Dr Adam Myers

In the afternoon, the delegates held an information session for UIC students about Biomedical Graduate Programmes at Georgetown University. During the session, UIC graduates who had studied at Georgetown University shared their experiences of postgraduate life.

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A group photo with UIC alumni

Georgetown University is a 225-year-old private research university in Washington DC and one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions. They have collaborated with UIC since November 2013. Some UIC graduates from Statistics, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science and Financial Mathematics have been successfully accepted to Biomedical Graduate Programmes at Georgetown University.

 

Reporters: Zhang Guoqiu, Jenna Martina Otto
Photographer: Aria Wu
Editors:Samuel Burgess, Deen He, Marissa Furney
(from MPRO)