Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau University Alliance Calls 2022 Working Group Meeting
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau University Alliance (GHMUA), which was initiated by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) and the University of Macau (UM), held a working group meeting on 7 April to review and discuss work plans of the year under the Alliance. Mr. Xia Fang-Ming, Level 2 Inspector of Hong Kong-Macau Affairs Office, Guangdong Provincial Government; Ms. Winkie Chick, Assistant Secretary (Higher Education) of the Education Bureau in the HKSAR; Mr. Teng Sio-Hong, Deputy Director of Education and Youth Development Bureau in the Macao SAR; Mr. Li Jin-Jun, Director of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Affairs Office of the Department of Education of Guangdong Province; together with representatives from 41 member institutions of GHMUA, more than 100 participants attended the meeting. Ms. Wing Wong, Director of China Engagement of CUHK joined the meeting on behalf of the University.
Representatives of member institutions took turns to speak and discuss the development and collaboration in the coming year under GHMUA relating to alliance affairs, talents nurturing and academic exchange activities. Ms. Wong reported on execution of projects and allocation of the alliance funding.
Founded in November 2016, GHMUA aspires to gather elite universities in the region, to facilitate the nurture of leaders and to foster regional collaboration. Member institutions include 9 universities from Hong Kong, 25 universities from Guangdong Province and 7 universities from Macao.
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance for Chinese Medicine Programme Holds Launching Ceremony
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) initiated the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance for Chinese Medicine Programme (GHMUACMP) with Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and Macau University of Science and Technology. A launching ceremony took place in Guangzhou on 21 May 2022. Prof. Rocky Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK, delivered a video speech at the ceremony.
Prof. Tuan said that CUHK School of Chinese Medicine has been nurturing talents in Chinese medicine practice, to pass down the tradition of Chinese medicine for future generations. Apart from offering a range of professional Chinese medicine courses, the School also provides professional Chinese medicine clinical services and develops major practicum and research bases. Through extensive platform across the 3 regions, he expected that GHMUACMP would further strengthen the collaboration in the field of Chinese medicine and contribute to the talent training development in the Greater Bay Area (GBA).
With the aim of promoting the exchange and talent nurturing in in Chinese medicine development in GBA, CUHK joined hands with Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and Macau University of Science and Technology to establish GHMUACMP to enhance linkage platforms via course sharing, joint study, faculty exchange and credit recognition. GHUMUACMP is a sub-alliance under the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance, serving as a higher education platform that aspires to extend the efforts of the universities in GBA in promoting academic cooperation and uniting the strength of the Chinese medicine education at a higher level among universities.
CUHK Attends the Standing Committee Meeting of Association for Introducing Foreign Intelligence
The Standing Committee Meeting of the Association for Introducing Foreign Intelligence was held on 23 May. A total of 90 representatives from 56 committee members met online. Ms. Wing Wong, Director of China Engagement of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) attended the meeting on behalf of the University. The meeting discussed a range of items including the implementation of 2022 working plan, assessment of new members joining the Association and representative changes.
The Association for Introducing Foreign Intelligence was initiated by a group of tertiary institutions to dedicate efforts in promoting internationalization and academic exchange for higher education in China. It now has more than 240 member universities with main activities covering exchange seminars and training classes, as well as information flow and resource sharing. CUHK is a member of the Standing Committee of the Association.