Academic exchange and development projects in mainland China
For many years the General Administration Office (GAO) had been responsible for handling mainland related matters. Starting from November 2016, most of the academic exchange work and mainland projects have been transferred to the Mainland Development Office to handle. For enquiry, please contact the Mainland Development Office at 3411-5519 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GAO will continue to be responsible for handling matters related to the Beijing Normal University—Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) co-founded by the University and the Beijing Normal University (BNU).Coordinate with BNU on matters related to UIC and serve as the link between the University and UIC at the Council level
UIC was jointly founded by BNU and HKBU in 2005. The UIC campus is situated in Zhuhai and is the first full-scale cooperation project in higher education between the mainland and Hong Kong. The UIC charter was approved by the Ministry of Education with full support from the local authorities.
Embracing the HKBU ethos of whole person education, UIC espouses the historic mission of advancing internationalisation on campus and takes the lead in implementing liberal arts education in China. The teaching staff of UIC come from 20 countries and regions, and English is the medium of instruction. Graduates are awarded the Bachelor's Degree by HKBU and a Graduation Certificate by UIC which is recognised in the mainland, Hong Kong and overseas. More information about UIC can be found at http://uic.edu.hk/cn.
GAO serves as the link between the University and UIC, and coordinates the participation of the University departments/offices in UIC activities.