ABLE International update: March 2024

It has been a busy month as the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics has connected with representatives from Hong Kong, America, and China, Associate Professor Mathew White recaps.

ABLE joins Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Mission to China

Earlier this month Associate Professor Armando Maria Corsi from the Adelaide Business School was invited to represent the University of Adelaide to support the Hon. Clare Scriven, Primary Industries and Regional Development and Minister for Forest Industries, on her official visit to China.

The overall objective of the mission was to re-establish connections with China and promote South Australian commodities as premium quality, produced sustainably with innovative practices, and supported by world-class research and education institutions. The Government Delegation met with several public and private stakeholders in Jinan, Guangzhou, and Chengdu.

Several research and educational opportunities have been identified, which will be further explored in the following months.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University meet with ABLE

Associate Professor Mathew White (ABLE Deputy Director International) met with representatives from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), including Professor Geoffrey Qiping Shen, Associate Vice President (Global Partnerships) and Director of Global Engagement, and Mr William Leung, Manager of the Global Engagement Office, to discuss potential areas of research collaboration and student mobility.

North Carolina (NC) State University meet with ABLE

NC State’s Faculty Fellows are working jointly with UoA Global Engagement to share best practices in fostering efficient communication and collaboration between their own Faculties and own Global Engagement office. Associate Professor Mathew White (ABLE Deputy Director International) chaired a meeting with counterparts from HMS and SET with delegates: Dr Amy Conger, Vice Provost for Global Engagement; Dr Liara Gonzales (School of Veterinary Medicine) Global Fellow; Dr Angela Wiseman (School of Education) Global Fellow; and Dr Leah Peck, Director of Faculty Global Engagement.

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