Historic visit of China Scholarships Council

Published 16 Dec 2016

On 16th December, 2016, the Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global received a delegation from the China Scholarships Council led by the Secretary-General, Dr Liu Jinghui.

The China Scholarships Council is a non-profit institution with legal person status affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education. The objective of the CSC is to provide financial assistance to Chinese citizens wishing to study abroad and to foreign citizens wishing to study in China.  The Liu was accompanied by Ms Meng Li, Deputy Director, Division of American and Oceanian Affairs and Mr Yang Zhiyong, Consul, Education Office of the Chinese Consulate in Melbourne.  During their visit the China Scholarships Council met with Prof Richard Coleman, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Executive Director Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and were also hosted by Prof Alison Venn, Director Menzies Institute for Medical Research and Prof Clive Baldock, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Development) for a lunch meeting with Chinese students and a tour of facilities.