Melbourne School of Design Dean Prof. Julie Willis Visits CAUP Tongji and Signs MoU between Two Schools


On March 18th, 2019, Prof. Julie Willis, Dean and Professor of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne, and Ms Rebecca Bond, Faculty Executive Director, Ms Adelle Spark, Manager International Partnerships visited the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) of Tongji University. Prof. Li Zhenyu, Dean of CAUP, Prof. Li Xiangning, Deputy Dean of International CAUP and Prof. Sun Tongyu, Deputy Dean of Teaching and Ms Dong Bijing from CAUP International Cooperation Office joined the meeting.

Prof. Peng Zhenwei, Chairman of College Council met dean Willis and expressed his warm welcome to the guests. Dean Li Zhenyu gave an introduction on CAUP education characteristics, academic and research focus as well as international cooperation. Dean Willis gave positive feedbacks on Melbourne students participated in current events held by Tongji, summer school, joint workshop, construction festival and doctoral school and would like to invite TONGJI faculties and students to join the celebrating events of 150 years of built enronment education. After that two deans signed the renewal MoU and Student Exchange Agreement.


After the meeting, Prof. Willis gave a public lecture entitledInternational Development of the modern hospital at CAUP D3 Lecture Hall.