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QMUL signs major strategic collaboration agreement with China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University

A memorandum of understanding outlining the intent for the alliance was signed at the 8th UK-China Education Summit on Thursday 17th September 2015. A further signing to confirm the development of the collaboration was then made on the following day at the QMUL Mile End campus by Professor Simon Gaskell, QMUL President and Principal with Professor Wang Jinsong, President of NPU.


2015年9月17日,在第八届中英教育峰会上,两校领导签署了《西北工业大学与伦敦玛丽女王大学关于建立先进材料和结构联合研究中心的合作备忘录》。伦敦玛丽女王大学校长 Simon Gaskell 教授与西工大校长汪劲松教授于次日在伦敦玛丽女王大学签署了《西北工业大学与伦敦玛丽女王大学合作备忘录》。

Chinese Ministry of Education gives go-ahead to new Joint Educational Institution

QMUL, in partnership with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), has been granted permission by the Chinese Ministry of Education to establish a new Joint Educational Institution.  The new Institution, to be called 'Queen Mary University of London Engineering School, Northwestern Polytechnical University',  will be based at NPU’s campuses in Xi’an, China and will provide high quality degree programmes in the area of Engineering Materials that will begin admitting students in September 2017. 



NPU Professors visit QMUL for staff training

In preparation for the launch of the NPU-QMUL Joint Educational Institute (JEI), the first 4 NPU professors visited London in July 2016 as part of their training programme.  They attended an intensive course on international education at QMUL’s Centre for Academic and Professional Development.  They also met with staff from the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Language Centre and Materials Research Institute to discuss the development of the JEI and related Joint Research Centre.

Professor Xuetao Shi said “We really got to know better the different teaching structure between China and UK and this will definitely be helpful for our new JEI”.  




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