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Sixth Meeting of GU8 Consortium Education Committee held at Xiamen University

XMUICE    Public:ICE    Datetime:2009/12/18
The Sixth Meeting of the Global U8 Consortium Education Committee was held at Xiamen University between May 5th and 7th. 16 delegates from the University of Hull, the University of Rhode Island, Inha University, L´Universit du Havre, RMIT University and Xiamen University attended the meeting. The General Secretary of the GU8 Consortium, Prof. Judy K. Beckman, and the Chair of the Education Committee, Prof. Uichol Kim, were among their number, together with Xiamen University Vice-President, Prof. Wu Daguang, who spoke at the meeting on behalf of President Zhu Chongshi. This meeting centered on the following areas: general educational objectives, the training of international graduates through international master´s programmes, leadership initiatives, the future development of the GU8 in the field of education, the current state of affairs in academic staff and student exchanges together with ways to strengthen academic exchanges.

At the end of the two days of cordial discussions, the members reached agreement on expanding exchange programmes, various methods of raising funds for the GU8, and reducing the frequency of future meetings so as to improve work efficiency.

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