Acadia University and Beijing Normal University (BNU), Zhuhai Campus, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote educational and academic exchanges between the two institutions.
During the initial five-year agreement, both institutions will encourage direct contact, educational, and research cooperation between students, faculty members, departments, staff, and research institutes. The partnership will open the doors for educational and exchange opportunities.
Founded in 1902, Beijing Normal University is a comprehensive university of 19 schools with 26,000 full-time and part-time students. In 2002, it established a campus in the city of Zhuhai, which is a one-hour ferry ride from Hong Kong.
The delegation that visited Acadia on March 11, 2010, included Dr. Guangju Chen, President; Dr. Ailan Fu, Vice-President; Dr. Yue Wang, Director, Office of International Exchange and Cooperation; and Dr. Wei Dai, Director, Office of University Development.