Two new partners in university network

Two new partners have joined the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), bringing the number of partners to 18. Leeds is a founding member of the WUN and supports collaborations with all its members.

The new partners are:

Both institutions bring considerable expertise to the network.

The University of Rochester was founded in 1850, is one of the smallest of the country's top-tier research universities, with 2,000 staff and 9,300 students. It offers more than 180 degree programs.  The university is home to the Eastman School of Music, one of the world's leading music programs.  It is also noted for its Institute of Optics, the first to be established in the US, and the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, which has two of the world's most powerful high-energy and high-intensity lasers.  The University of Rochester Medical Center is one of the leading academic medical centers in the United States, with more than $291 million in federal research funding.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a leading institution in Asia and globally.  Founded in 1963, CUHK is a comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity and to bring together China and the West.  CUHK attracts teachers and students from all corners of the world.  It has more than 20,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including 3,000 international students.

For more information on WUN and opportunities to work with WUN partners see- or contact Kirsty A Mattinson (38843) directly.

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