Pro Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University Visits CUC
Author：Shi Xuan January 12,2018
CUC vice-president Jiang Xufan(R) meets with pro vice-chancellor Cillian Ryan at CUC on January 8, 2018. (Photo/Li Xiang)Nottingham Trent University (NTU) of UK delegation visited Communication University of China(CUC) on Monday. The delegation was led by university pro vice-chancellor Cillian Ryan. CUC vice-president Jiang Xufan met with the delegation and held a meeting where the both sides discussed the matter of mutual interest and resolved for further communication and cooperation between two varsities. Talking on the occasion, CUC vice-president Jiang said that Nottingham Trent University was a valuable partner of CUC. “The enrollment of the cooperation project between two schools has been increasingly expanding and the teaching level has been growing gradually,” he said. The higher cooperation level and the wider cooperation fields are expected in future, he further said, adding that the two sides would continue to optimize the practice-oriented internship for students and improve the project quality and learning experience. “It is obvious that CUC has bagged huge achievements in media education, which becomes a solid foundation for our cooperation,” said Ryan, the pro vice-chancellor of NTU. “NTU will deepen cooperation with CUC and both universities will exchange resources with each other and continue to expand collaboration in areas such as the construction of overseas center for teacher training and provide student with opportunities of practical work,” the NTU VC said. Other officials from NTU including School of Arts and Humanities Dean Angela Brown and NTU Regional Cooperation Coordinator Liu Pei were also present on the occasion. CUC officials Department of International Exchange and Cooperation Deputy Director Zhang Long, ICUC Executive Vice-President Luo Qing and CUC Media Museum Director Pan Li also attended the meeting. Before the meeting, the NTU pro vice-chancellor and others NTU officials held talks with the ICUC officials on specific cooperation projects. Locating in Nottingham, UK, Nottingham Trent University is one of the largest universities with two campuses and more than 23,000 students. It is also one of the universities with the highest employment rate of graduates in UK. Its media studies is ranked at number eight and the business major is rated “Outstanding Faculty” by the Higher Education Grants Committee of England. There is also a Center of Art Design for Fashion Communication with an extensive exemplary influence in the UK. Notts TV, which is sponsored and co-founded by NTU, owns the official television and broadcast license. It is the only local channel in Nottingham City and is an innovative model of the cooperation between the university and local media.