On April 17, a 4-person delegation led by Dr. Ian Barnes, Director of International Cooperation Department of Lincoln Business School and Professor Sabine Gerla, Head of Tourism and Marketing Program of the University visited SFTC. Professor Zhou Houcai, SFTC Vice-President and Mr. Chen Xiangguo, Director of SFTC’s Office of International Programs received the guests.
Professor Zhou Hou and Ian Barnes briefed about SFTC and Lincoln University respectively. The two sides discussed on foundation courses of postgraduate program with the University of Lincoln, faculty and students exchanges, and further academic cooperation before signing a cooperative MoU.
Located in downtown Lincoln city, the University of Lincoln has four colleges: the Lincoln International Business School, the School of Arts and Design, the School of Natural Sciences, the School of Social Sciences. Collaborating closely with the industries, such as Siemens and BBC, the university has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic and fastest growing universities in the UK, ranking 22 as per the 2019 rating of the Guardians. The university offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as apprenticeships with local enterprises, and some of the programs have been rectified by CIMA，AIA，ACCA，RIBA.