CUHK-Shenzhen continues to expand its partnerships
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) has recently signed cooperation agreements with University of Warwick, University of Queensland (UQ), University of California, Irvine (UCI), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in various areas. Up to now, CUHK-Shenzhen has established partnerships with 74 overseas universities.
CUHK-Shenzhen reached a university-level student exchange agreement with University of Warwick, which we will start to send students bilaterally from 2019. According to the exchange agreement, qualified undergraduate students of SME, SSE, and HSS are able to apply and study at University of Warwick for one semester or one academic year.
The agreement signed by CUHK-Shenzhen and University of Queensland is the 3+1+2 Bachelor-Master Arrangement. The academic path consists of 6 years and it will be open to all qualified CUHK-Shenzhen undergraduate students. The expected cohort are undergraduate students in Marketing, Global Business Management, Applied Economics or Professional Accounting from School of Management and Economics. Students will spend their first 3 years at CUHK-Shenzhen and the 4th year at UQ as visiting students to finish their undergraduate study. After that, the students will be enrolled in UQ’s Master of Global Management in their 5th year and can choose to study at one of UQ’s partner universities in the 6th year. By finishing this study plan, students will be conferred the CUHK Bachelor’s degree and two Master degrees-one from UQ and the other from one of UQ’s partner universities.
CUHK-Shenzhen has been collaborating with UCI in Summer Session Program from 2017 and now expanded to Semester Visiting Program and 3+2 Bachelor-Master Arrangement in Engineering. All full-time undergraduate students at CUHK-Shenzhen are eligible to apply for the visiting program. The 3+2 Arrangement will be open to undergraduate students in Electronic Information Engineering, Biomedical Science and Engineering Programs. Accepted students will spend the first three years at CUHK-Shenzhen and the fourth year at UCI as non-degree-seeking visiting students to finish their undergraduate study as well as take UCI graduate courses. Qualified students will be conferred CUHK-Shenzhen Bachelor’s Degree and UCI Master’s degree within five years.
CUHK-Shenzhen has also established a partnership with UCSD, another prestigious institution in UC system, in Semester Visiting Program and Summer Program. These two programs will be open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students in our three Schools. UCSD offers a comprehensive range of programs for participants to choose, except the programs in School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
University of Warwick
The University of Warwick is one of the world’s leading research universities and a member of the Russell Group in UK. Warwick ranks 54th in the QS World University Rankings 2019. Founded in 1965, Warwick upholds the highest academic and admission standards with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Especially in the fields of Business & Management, Mathematics, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Politics & International Studies, and Sociology.
University of Queensland
Founded in 1909, The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ is one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21, a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities, and a member of Universities Australia. UQ ranked 48th in the QS World University Rankings. Its Business School is the first business school in Australia to gain accreditation from AACSB International and EQUIS. Additionally, its MBA program has received a five star rating by Australia’s most influential rating body, the GMAA and is ranked number one in Asia-Pacific area in The Economist MBA Ranking.
University of California, Irvine
Founded in 1965, the University of California, Irvine is a world leading public research university and a member of the Association of American Universities. According to 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s, UCI ranked 42nd in National Universities. The Samueli School of Engineering is ranked 21st of best public engineering graduate schools. 29 graduate programs ranked in nation’s top 50, including Electronic Information Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and more. Three faculty members have been honored with the Nobel Prize.
University of California, San Diego
The University of California, San Diego is a public research university located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego and it is also a member of the Association of American Universities. UCSD ranked 16th in Best Global Universities by 2018 U.S. News. UCSD faculty, researchers and alumni have won 25 Nobel Prizes and 3 Fields Medals, 8 National Medals of Science and 2 Pulitzer Prizes.