A Chinese university seeks UK art colleges
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A Suzhou-based university seeks to establish collaborative partnerships with UK art colleges.
This Chinese university is based in Suzhou, Jiangsu province and is over 100 years old. It has three campuses and is considered a leading university in Eastern China. It currently offers 26 post-doctoral programmes, 24 doctoral programmes, 244 master’s degrees and 124 undergraduate programmes.
The university’s School of Art is currently seeking a partnership with a UK arts college. The School of Art has seven departments:
• Department of Arts Studies
• Department of Dyeing and Weaving Arts
• Department of Apparel Art
• Department of Environment Art
• Department of Visual Communication
• Department of Digital Media
• Department of Fine Arts
At present, it has approximately 3,750 doctoral candidates, postgraduate students, undergraduates and other students.
The School of Arts has established teacher and student exchange programmes with art colleges in France, South Korea and Japan. It is now interested in developing teacher exchange programmes with a UK art college. It wishes to host art teachers from the UK to do short-term teaching tenures and hold art exchange workshops. The Chinese university will provide free meals and accommodation.