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Embracing Innovation, Hand in Hand in Developing a Global Higher Education Demonstration Project

Embracing Innovation, Hand in Hand

in Developing a Global Higher Education Demonstration Project in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

News Report of the Signing Ceremony of

GUTB and EICC Collaboration Agreement


On 17th March 2022, Prof. Dr. Rihua WANG, President, Guangzhou University of Technology and Business (GUTB), China and Professor Richard Li-Hua, Founder and President of ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC), UK, jointly signed a Collaboration Agreement confirming ongoing dialogue on strategic cooperation via a virtual signing ceremony. Both parties shared an exciting vision in tackling the challenges and opportunities for developing future leaders and managers during the pandemic and in the post COVID-19 era. It is a grand gathering not only for the signing but also a further step towards the implementation of major initiatives of both parties.


Guangzhou University of Technology and Business (GUTB), China


1. To create synergy in building a Global Higher Education Demonstration Project in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Both parties are highly motivated to work together jointly in developing a Global Higher Education Demonstration Project in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area with introduction high-quality higher education resources around the world and building a diversified innovative system of Sino-foreign cooperative education; establishing the international campus park, gathering global educational resources, promoting collaborative research and innovation, collaborative teaching and learning, promoting the education of innovation and entrepreneurship, and expanding its global influence and increasing its international visibility as well as building a world-class regional higher education center.


Virtual Signing Ceremony of GUTB and EICC Collaboration Agreement


2. EICC Global College-Guangzhou, China

Both parties share the global vision of globalization of running a school. To make the ivory tower base enlarged and the spire taller. To have reconstruction of education intelligently, with innovation leading the future. Both parties will work together in leading and promoting educational innovation, providing overall education, holistic education, through reconstructing the Oxbridge model and to have mutual recognition of adaptation of the emerging and innovative model during the pandemic and in the post-epidemic era.


The two parties have reached this agreement to work together to ensure the sustainable development of ELITE Global College and their Graduate School. GUTB provides physical office space and invites EICC to set up its Guangzhou Branch/Campus, namely, EICC ELITE Global College-Guangzhou, China, including:

§ EICC Offline Delivery Centre:

§ EICC Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

§ EICC Centre for Research and Innovation:

§ EICC Innovation & Incubation Centre or its Campus


3. Articulation Arrangement for Students Exchange and Summer School in Cambridge

Both parties will make efforts for their student mobilities from both campuses in Cambridge and Guangzhou as well as EICC ELITE Global Colleges/Campuses. EICC will send its international students from different countries to Guangzhou University of Technology and Business for the short-term study. Such as study of Chinese linguistics and literature or other mutual recognition of credit courses, innovation and entrepreneurship education, experience in Chinese firms and short-term exchange program for international students.

Both parties will work together in developing a strategic plan for enabling the Five universities, which are the strategic partners of EICC, including University of the West of Scotland (UWS), University of Law (ULaw), University of Applied Science Europe (UE), Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) and Trinity Western University (TWU) to be introduced into the [Educational Innovation Experimental Project], so as gradually to set up [Educational Innovation Experimental Project in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao (Guangzhou).


As for the Graduate School established by both parties in Cambridge, EICC will concentrate on serving GUTB in terms of future discipline development and professional development. Taking GUTB’s discipline development direction as its direction, EICC will select relevant programmes and enable GUTB’s outstanding undergraduates to achieve masters and PhDs through the articulation education.


Early this summer, the relevant programmes would be available from EICC Global University Alliance partners for the time being:

University of the West of Scotland (UWS), UK

MSc Digital Marketing

MSc HRM

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

MSc International Management

MBA

DBA

PhD


University of Law (ULaw), UK

MA Education

MSc Corporate Financial Management

MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance

MSc Global Accounting

MSc Project Management

MSc Strategic Business Management

MSc Business Analytics

MSc Corporate Governance and Ethics

MSc Cyber Security Management

MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management

MSc Marketing

MSc Investment and Trading


EICC Cambridge Summer School (ECSS) in particular for GUTB students is available from the coming Summer. The ECSS programmes, including the itinerary, literature, booklets are availa