On August 28th, a delegation from Ulster University in the United Kingdom, led by Professor Paul Hanna, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computing Engineering and the Built Environment, visited our university.Wang Jianwen, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC North China University of Technology Committee, Vice President , met with the visiting guests.
Wang Jianwen warmly welcomed Professor Paul Hanna and introduced the internationalization of our university. He expressed that our university attaches great importance to cooperation with Ulster University and hopes to further promote overseas exchange and learning programs at the graduate level, building on the existing undergraduate dual-degree programs in computer science and technology, electronic information engineering, and digital media technology.
Professor Paul Hanna introduced the geographical advantages, professional settings, and disciplinary characteristics of Ulster University. He reviewed the participation of our students in long and short-term study programs at Ulster University and expressed the hope that the two universities can continue to strengthen exchanges and cooperation in teaching and research, continuously improving the internationalization of both institutions.
In the 2018-2019 academic year, NCUT sent a total of 26 students to participate in short-term study programs at Ulster University. In the fall of 2020, six students majoring in electronic information engineering went to Ulster University to participate in the undergraduate dual-degree program. After graduation, they have been successfully admitted by the world-renowned universities such as the University of Manchester, the University of Glasgow, and the University of Southampton.
Ulster University is located in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom. The university was founded in 1969 and has a history dating back to the establishment of Magee College in 1865. It is the largest and most influential public university in Northern Ireland, ranking 10th in size among all universities in the UK and 500th in the QS World University Rankings.