On the morning of November 30, Prof. Mads Gaardboe, Head of Art, Architecture and Design School, and Mrs. Sue Johnston, Manager of International Relations from University of South Australia visited BNUZ. They had been well received at the International Centre by Professor Baosheng An, Dean of School of Engineering, Prof. Jianfeng Yuan, Vice Dean of School of Engineering, Mr. Yiping Zhang, Assistant to Dean of School of Design, and Dr. Pansy Gan, Director of International Affairs.
This is the very first time for UniSA to officially visit BNUZ. During the meeting, Dr. Pansy Gan had extended warm welcome to the UniSA delegation, and given them a brief introduction of BNUZ. Prof. Mads Gaardboe also conducted a presentation about UniSA and showed the relevant programs and achievements. Both parties held discussions about the attractive majors like Architecture Design, Industrial Design, and Sustainable Design, and expressed the intention of keeping interactive contacts and exploring more fields to collaborate between both institutions in future.
Moreover, the UniSA delegation also had a closed look at BNUZ campus, especially at School of Engineering. Professor An patiently showed every characteristic lab, studio, and delicate product designed and produced by BNUZ students with detailed instructions, which had deeply impressed the visitors.
Brief Introduction to University of South Australia (UniSA)
Founded in 1991, the University of South Australia is an innovative, outward-looking university built on more than a century's experience as a leader in educating professionals and applied research. It is the largest university in South Australia, with 37,000 students and 2,400 staff. UniSA has four campuses in the city and one in Whyalla, and a regional centre in Mount Gambier. With over 100,000 graduates in the last twenty years, and as the leading provider of international education in the state, it is a significant contributor to South Australia's prosperity. UniSA is part of the influential Australian Technology Network (ATN), an alliance of five prominent universities from each mainland state. The ATN's aim is to help enhance Australia's social and economic wealth by creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge. UniSA has five campuses, each with a distinctive profile and offering modern and sophisticated facilities.