SUIBE Delegation Visits British and Irish Universities

A SUIBE delegation led by Vice President Xu Yonglin visited the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Edinburgh Napier University, Dublin City University (DCU), and University College Cork (UCC) at their invitations. Also in the delegation were Chen Zilei, Director of the Division of Academic Research, Wang Guanglin, Dean of the School of Foreign Languages, He Xuehui, Dean of the School of Finance, and Xie Jinyu, Office of International Exchange.


With 15 years of successful cooperation thanks to the concerted efforts, SUIBE and the University of Central Lancashire have developed various forms of multi-dimensional cooperation including faculty exchange programs and cooperative programs with the School of Foreign Languages and the School of Tourism and Event Management. The SUIBE delegation visited Chinese students studying English for International Business in UCLan and SUIBE visiting scholars to UCLan.


Edinburgh Napier University is a modern university in close cooperation with the business community, enjoying a good reputation as a provider of quality professional programs. Its Business School is the biggest of its kind in Scotland, turning out a great number of qualified graduates who work in finance and insurance sectors. SUIBE and Edinburgh Napier University had run a 3+1 program. During SUIBE’s visit, the two universities signed a Memorandum of Cooperation involving items on exchange visits, faculty development, publication of academic journals, cooperation in education, 3+1 and 4+1 student exchange programs, and the possibility for SUIBE graduates in Master of Accounting to pursue doctoral studies in Edinburgh Napier University.


Offering programs relevant to the industry and trade area in Ireland, Dublin City University is devoted to developing students ready to meet the needs of the social and business communities. The SUIBE delegation had an in-depth discussion with DCU on the possibility of developing faculty and student exchange programs as cooperation, and gave as presents books on literature studies from SUIBE’s Irish Studies Centre to DCU’s School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies.


A member of the National University of Ireland, University College Cork is one of the oldest universities in Ireland. SUIBE signed with UCC a Memorandum of Cooperation on academic and research collaborations, and visited the library, start-up incubation centre and student activities facilities of UCC.