On the afternoon of 14 August 2020, Prof. Zhou Fubao, Vice President of CUMT and Prof. Ken Evans and Prof. Zhongdong Wang, Pro-Vice Chancellors of the University of Exeter, held an online meeting to discuss cooperation between the two universities.
At the meeting, both parties agreed that the two universities have shared academic fields, strong academic strengths, and extensive interest in cooperation. The pragmatic cooperation between the two would definitely achieve positive results. The two parties also conducted in-depth discussions on topics such as research cooperation, teacher exchanges, and joint training of students in the fields of mining technology, big data, artificial intelligence, renewable energy and environmental protection, and reached broad consensus on cooperation. The two sides also decided to start the negotiation and signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) as soon as possible to implement the above-mentioned cooperation projects.
The meeting was also joined by personnel from Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, regional head for Australasia and South East Asia of Exeter as well as the head of the CUMT International Office.
The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom. It is highly regarded for academic research, being a member of the prestigious Russell Group. As such the institution has often been ranked among the top 10 within the UK by The Times, The Guardian and The Complete University Guide. Exeter has been ranked 163rd in the QS World University Rankings 2020. In the QS World University Subject Rankings 2020, Exeter ranks 14th in the world for Engineering – Minerals and Mining. Exeter is the only university in the UK to train talents at all levels of mining engineering and geological engineering, and has world-class research strength in many disciplines such as materials technology and engineering technology.
Source: Quan Xuehong, Office of International Cooperation and Exchange of CUMT.
Photographer: Quan Xuehong
Editor in charge: Liu Yao
Reviewed by: Huang Junli