November 15, 2016, Chengdu, Education Officer of Consulate-General of Canada in Chongqing, Dr. Zhong Liao officially visited to Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU). The meeting was arranged by CNEEC in order to enhance the education cooperation with SWJTU in 2017. Chief Executive Officer of CNEEC, Shirley Huang, and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Southwest Jiaotong University, Yan Qipeng attended the meeting.
Dr. Zhong Liao has 18 years working experience in Consulate-General of Canada in Chongqing, has accumulated a wealth of experience in promoting cultural and educational exchange and cooperation. He expressed the appreciation and affirmation for the efforts of both parties put into the General study program and the visit. Meanwhile, Dr. Zhong Liao is looking forward to bringing more resources from Canadian Government and Canada Universities to build up a stronger cooperation with SWJTU.
Yan Qipeng, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Southwest Jiaotong University, said Southwest Jiaotong University will heighten the existing cooperation with Canadian universities, and focus on the exploration of more resources from Canadian universities in the field of scientific research and education cooperation. With the efforts of Canada Consulate-General in Chongqing, he believes the cooperation plan will embrace a great outcome in 2017.
More and more of Canadian top universities are seeking ways to cooperate with the well-known universities in Southwest China. Southwest Jiaotong University should take the advantage of information and resources provided by Canada Ministry of higher education. Based on the foundation jointly with the Canadian universities, SWJTU will set up more joint research projects to expand the research capability. CNEEC will take the further responsibilities of educational projects importation and implementation to assure the success of SWJTU human resource strategy and international strategy.