HYDERABAD: The University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Sichuan University, China, would soon sign an academic linkage agreement for the exchange of students and faculty in different key disciplines.
According to a press release issued on Sunday, a meeting between the two universities was arranged by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to discuss initiatives on academic linkage programmes. The delegation from Sichuan University led by its vice president, Prof Dr Shi Jian, held a meeting with the University of Sindh Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nazir A Mughal and discussed academic areas and research programmes for initiating academic linkages.
The delegation comprised 25 students and four administrators including International Office Deputy Director Prof Shen Bing and the Sichuan University’s Pakistan Study Centre Executive Director, Prof Chen Ji Dong. Dr Mughal briefed the delegation about the university’s academic and research programmes and informed them about the university’s initiated academic linkages with foreign universities.
After the discussion, the representatives of the two universities decided to hold another meeting soon to sign the academic linkage agreement in many including pharmacy, information technology, computer science, geology, chemistry and business management.
Published in the Express Tribune, May 24th, 2010.
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