Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Summit 2019

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Summit 2019

AUA PRESIDENTS FORUM

The third annual Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Presidents Forum was successfully held in Hong Kong on 14 April 2019, hosted by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Comprising two sessions of panel discussions, this year’s President Forum was attended by more than 150 guests, including students and faculty from HKUST and the Tsinghua-Berkley Shenzhen Institute. The Presidents Forum was attended by special guest of honor, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mrs. Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet-ngor. In her keynote address, Mrs. Lam outlined the unique role of Asia in the world’s economy and highlighted the importance of universities in innovation and technological research, as well as in sustainable development. Read more


AUA SUMMIT 2019

The third annual Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Summit was successfully held in Hong Kong on 13-14 April 2018. Comprised of two Working Group Meetings, the AUA Board Meeting, and Presidents Forum, this year’s Summit welcomed 60 delegates from all 15 member universities, the largest delegation ever. Session one of the Board Meeting, chaired by Professor Prasanna Mujumdar, Deputy Director (Finance and Programs) of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, consisted of the AUA 2018-2019 Work Review, delivered by AUA & Tsinghua University President QIU Yong. Read more