Helen Foster, Vice Minister of International Department of University of Nottingham, Visited CUMT

On  the afternoon of March 16th, the  special representatives of  the University of Nottingham  visited China University of Mining and Technology, which  included Helen Foster, vice  minister of the  International Department,  Meng  Xiaolin, associate professor of Civil Engineering, and Ma Li, director of Chinese Affairs.

President Ge  Shirong met with the delegation. He  said that the University of Nottingham is a world-famous university and it’s also one of the  most stable partners of  CUMT. He hopes two  universities will further strengthen cooperation and exchanges.  Helen  Foster said she is very happy to  visit CUMT and is  willing to  promote the  cooperation  between the two universities.

Zhang Zhenkang,  director of the International Office of CUMT, gave an introduction to guests on  the history, leading disciplines and international cooperation and exchanges of  CUMT. He also reviewed the history of cooperation between the two  universities.  Helen Foster introduced the development of the University of Nottingham in  recent years and thanked the efforts  that  CUMT has made to  promote the cooperation between the two universities. Subsequently,  the two sides carried in-depth exchanges and discussions on outstanding  undergraduates short-term study project, doctoral students joint training  project and other issues.

After the meeting, the delegation gave a lecture entitled Studying  at the University of Nottingham and gave detailed answers to  the questions that  raised by the students.