The winners of the 2019 THE Awards Asia, were announced on Wednesday 1 May 2019 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi during the THE Asia Universities Summit.
The THE Awards Asia celebrate and publicize excellence in five key areas of university activity, namely Leadership and Management Team, International Strategy, Teaching and Learning Strategy, Outstanding Support for Students and Technological Innovation.
The award of International Strategy of the Year recognizes the outstanding success of an institution in building institutional partnerships, overseas operations and a strategic approach to international staff and student recruitment. This year eight universities are shortlisted for the category, and half of them are from main Chinese land.
The winner in the Year category International Strategy was announced Zhejiang University from the People’s Republic of China.
The shortlisting affirms ZJU’s dedication to the internationalization of education, research and engagement. In 2018 the University launched its international strategy “Global ZJU: CREATE to impact,” which focuses on six areas: Culture, Research, Education, Administrative support, Talent and Engagement.
Partnerships with 187 institutions in 37 countries and a newly built international campus helped to secure the International Strategy of the Year award for the “truly globally networked” Zhejiang University.
Large financial resources are allocated to support bilateral exchanges, research collaborations, talent programs, and international recruitment. Meanwhile, the University continues to invest in developing its international campus, where collaborations with partner institutions bring about the fusion of eastern and western pedagogies and in-depth intercultural encounters.
Igor Sikorsky KPI and Zhejiang University maintain close scientific and educational relations. In 2017, Chinese colleagues visited our university, during negotiations the parties outlined directions of mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation. Now we are waiting for a new visit of the Chinese friends.
We sincerely congratulate the Zhejiang University with a high reward, we are proud to have such a partner!