On the afternoon of April 26, SHUPL held a signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Keele University at China National Institute for SCO International Exchange and Judicial Cooperation. Professor Liu Xiaohong, President of Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, and Professor Trevor McMillan, Vice-Chancellor of Keele University, signed the MOU and delivered speeches. The signing ceremony was co-chaired by Dr. Zhang Shaoying, Deputy Director of International Affairs Office of SHUPL, and Professor David Law, Academic Director of Global Partnerships of Keele University.
The ceremony was held at both venues in Shanghai and in Keele. OUYANG Meihe, Director of International Student Affairs Office & Dean of School of International Communication and Exchange; DAI Yuanguang, Chair of the Board of Shanghai Documentary Academy; LIU Zhiqiang, Dean of School of Economics and Management; TAN Tan, Vice Dean of School of Government and Management; WEI Chuancheng, Deputy Secretary of the General Party Branch of School of Languages and Cultures; ZHANG Zhengyi, Deputy Director of International Affairs Office; ZHOU Yi, Vice Dean of School of International Communication and Exchange; WANG Yajuan, Deputy Director of the Cooperation Department of China National Institute for SCO International Exchange and Judicial Cooperation (CNISCO); Dr. Mark Bacon, Chief Operating Officer of Keele University; Professor Sorin Baiasu, Academic Lead for Internationalisation in School of Social, Political and Global Studies; Professor Dominic Janes, Faculty International Director of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor Alex Lamont, Director of Keele Doctoral Academy; Professor Tim Lustig, Dean of Education of School of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor Derek McGhee, Director of Keele Institute for Social Inclusion & Dean of Research of School of Humanities and Social Sciences; ZHAO Qi, Director of China Admissions, witnessed the signing ceremony.
Keele University, founded in 1949, located in Keele, England, is one of the most beautiful campuses in Britain. Keele University is a research-based university focusing on research and education in a wide range of subjects as well as cross-disciplinary areas, which is also a pioneer in offering dual degree programs among UK universities. Keele University offers high-quality degree programs and research projects in sciences, social sciences, management, humanities, and language training on English. (Written by WANG Yao, photographed by YAN Xiaodong, Translated by LIU Ling & YANG Xiaomei)