Lingnan delegates host global congress in Glasgow and confirm further collaboration with Durham during recent Europe trip
In early November, Lingnan University hosted a special event which ran alongside the prestigious THE Global Sustainable Development Congress at the University of Glasgow, where eminent scholars from the University of Oxford, University College London, Durham University, National Chengchi University, Taiwan and Lingnan addressed key issues in global higher education.
Themed “Quality Education: the driving force in breaking down barriers to equality”, there were individual presentations and interactive workshops, and the chance to explore topics ranging from digital technology’s impact on education to what universities - particularly those which lean towards the liberal arts - can do to promote concepts of peace and justice in a world where geopolitical tensions are so evident.
As well as hosting and participating in the congress, Lingnan delegates led by President Prof Leonard K Cheng and Vice-President Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho, attended a number of academic exchange events, meetings and visits during their European trip. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Durham University, UK, to increase inter-university cooperation in teaching and learning and research activities is one of the successful conclusions of the trip.
A global leader in Quality Education, Lingnan is strongly committed to supporting the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through high impact research and collaboration with academic partners around the world.