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NEU held the Opening ceremony of Australian Culture Week

Written by:Wang Yuhui    Edited by:   Wang Yanbang  Resource:NortheasternUniversity    Update:  2016-05-31  

May 23rd, the Opening ceremony of Australian Culture Week was held in the first floor of Hanqing Building. Maree Ringland, the Cultural counsellor of Australian Embassy in China, Greg McCarthy, the Australian Research Professor of BHP Billiton, Peking University, professor David Walker, member of Australia-China Council, professor Karen Walker from Australian Monash University, professor Li Yao, member of China-Australia Studies Association, directors of Foreign Studies College and International Cooperation and Exchange Department and relevant departments and about 100 students attended the opening ceremony.

Before the ceremony, vice president Wang Jianhua held talks with Greg McCarthy and his delegation in Han Qing Building, room 203. Two sides had deep discussion and exchanged ideas on promoting cooperation between NEU and Australian high education institutions and improving university’s academic and scientific influence.