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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 21, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Mandate



The mandate for the Laurier Office in China, located in Chongqing, China is, firstly, to serve as central support unit for Wilfrid Laurier University academic initiatives in China (including  Hong Kong and Macau). Secondly, the Office will focus on establishing relationships with Chongqing universities, the Municipal Government of Chongqing and the Minstry of Science and Technology. Thirdly, the Office will pursue new contacts and relationships with public and private institutions in Chongqing. 

The Laurier Office in China will:

  • Serve as a vehicle to strengthen academic cooperation with universities, scholars and scientific/educational institutions

  • Assist with student and faculty mobility initiatives 

  •  Explore opportunities for Wilfrid Laurier University programs that target professional and executive training

  • Promote Wilfrid Laurier University Research and Scholarship through the organization and co-organization of conferences, speakers and study visits to China, in conjunction with the appropriate Faculties and the Research Office

  • Provide advice and administrative support for visits by University personnel

  • Under the guidance of the Manager, Liaison, make available information about Laurier to students and their families interested in study at Laurier

The Laurier Office in China will be overseen by the Manager, Laurier Office, China. The manager will report to the Director, Laurier International. The Manager is an ambassador of Laurier, supporting exchange programs and visits of both students and faculty (Canadian and Chinese) to ensure that each transition goes as smoothly as possible. The Manager seeks out and supports opportunities to foster collaborative research, academic initiatives, professional and executive training opportunities. The Manager will also, at the request of Liaison, provide information on students interested in study at Wilfrid Laurier University, and will support Liaison in establishing connections with parents and alumni in China.