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A screen shot of the online launch ceremony of the third phase of the "CAMPUS Asia" project. [Photo/sdu.edu.cn]
On March 24, representatives from Shandong University (SDU), Nagasaki University (NU) in Japan, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) in South Korea, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and the National University of Laos attended the launch ceremony of the Asia Intercollegiate Cooperative Project for Nurturing Global Leaders in Sustainable Infrastructure Development, the third phase project of CAMPUS Asia.
Han Shenghao, vice-president of SDU, reviewed SDU, NU, and SKKU's achievements in international high-end talent cultivation in the second phase. The number of universities participating in the third round has been increased to five, providing more prospects for cultivating foreign talents.
Han also raised the bar for five institutions to fully exploit their advantages in order to construct international science and research platforms and produce top engineers and scientists specializing in Asia's and the world's long-term development.
Representatives from the five institutions addressed the third phase project's comprehensive plans, including five-year work schedules, dual-degree and mixed short-term exchange programs, and five-campus cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding.
The CAMPUS Asia project, initiated by the governments of China, Japan, and South Korea, is a high-end educational cooperation program.
The third phase project will involve SDU's School of Civil Engineering, School of Qilu Transportation, and School of Environmental Science and Engineering.