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Ocean collaboration expected between ZJU and UTAS

Editor:Zhu Jingsheng Time:2018-09-21 Views:291
On June 13, Vice President Prof. ZHU Shiqiang met with visiting delegation of University of Tasmania headed by President Sir Michael Field. 

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Both sides agree to promote collaborations in terms of joint education programs and maritime scientific research. UTAS delegation also visited the Graduate School and discussed the possibilities of developing a joint PhD program. It is expected the bilateral workshop soon to be organized later this year to better bridge professors from both universities.    

The University of Tasmania is ranked in the top 350 universities in the world, and is Australia's premier university for teaching excellence.The University has 38,000 students of which 6,500 are international students from 100 nations.

In the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the University of Tasmania jumped eight places to be ranked 284th internationally (ARWU 2017). The QS World University Rankings result among the best in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences and Agriculture and Forestry. Another seven disciplines were highly ranked in the QS Rankings, including Philosophy, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Sociology, Education, Geography, and Medicine.