Two key initiatives scheduled to take place in the coming weeks will exemplify the real internationalism of Richmond.

The first of these will take place on Thursday this week, with an online exchange event with Wuhan Business University (WBU), an institution with 10,000 students and 11 schools and departments, encompassing a School of Business Administration, School of Commerce, Trade and Logistics and School of Cuisine and Food Engineering. It is under the supervision of the Hubei provincial government.

Involving both faculty and students from WBU and Richmond, the online event will explore the key features of each institution with sharing of information on such activities as studying abroad and campus life as well as reviewing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The focus of the event will be on the international business opportunities for students presented by each organisation, including Richmond’s MBA programme.

The second event will see Richmond President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Phil Deans, speaking as a special guest at the International Education Co-operation Conference on 19 November, an annual event which is taking place for the 20th year in 2020 as a ‘Chinese Overseas Entrepreneurship Development Fair’.  The event, which is being held both online and offline in Wuhan, is being organised by Hubei Provisional Education Department.