Visit by CYCU

From left: Ching, Sia, Dr Lim, Prof Lai, Peng, Prof Cheng, Prof Bill, Dr Chong, Chang and Kao

UTAR warmly welcomed the visitors from Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU) at Sungai Long Campus on 13 December 2017.

Visiting on behalf of CYCU were Executive Operation Office for Industry-Academia Cooperation Dean Prof Dr Bill Chung, Chung Yuan Innovation and Incubation Center Manager Brian Kao, Assistant Manager Linda Chang, and Malaysia Taiwan Industry Academia Research and Entrepreneurship Center Chief Executive Officer Kevin Peng.

Welcoming them on behalf of UTAR were Institute of Management and Leadership Development Director-cum-Division of Community and International Networking Director Prof Dr Cheng Ming Yu, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Onn, Faculty of Accountancy and Management (FAM) Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Dr Chong Shyue Chuan, Department of Mass Communication Head Dr Lim Chai Lee, Department of Economics Head Sia Bik Kai, and Department of Consultancy and Commercialisation Head Ching Yen Choon.

The purpose of the visit was to foster mutual understanding through discussions and to explore the potential for a broadening and deepening of education collaboration in preferred areas of cooperation that will be beneficial to both parties. Various topics, including student and staff exchange, summer programme, entrepreneurship programme, and any other activities viewed to be potentially beneficial, were discussed in order to enable professionals and students from both sides to share their knowledge and ideas as well as to gain valuable insight of leading practices and knowledge.

Established in 1955, CYCU is a comprehensive private university, located in the urban setting of the small city of Taoyuan, Taiwan. With its aim of nurturing professional talents and becoming a leading university internationally to enhance human welfares, the University focused on students and endeavoured in research, teaching and services. It is a large coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion.  

Prof Cheng (left) presenting a token of appreciation to Prof Bill 

Prof Cheng (left) receiving a token of appreciation from Prof Bill 

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