Motivation: strengthen strategic links with leading Chinese Universities
Rankings of Chinese Universities At the very top Tsinghua University Peking University Very top in our field Beijing Forestry University Tongji University Several members of the Department have visited Chinese Universities on several occasions in recent years. I have visited/lectured at all four in 2012/2013
Internationalisation Visiting academics and practitioners 3 high-profile guest speakers from China -Prof. Kongjian Yu, Peking University -Prof. Hu Jie, Tsinghua University -Prof. Binyi Liu, Tongji University All three have their own design practices Visiting groups -Students -professionals (China Landscape Architecture magazine)
Piggybacking on existing arrangements PhD students were sent to pick them up. London: 1 st class rail Manchester: Taxi
PR E-mails to Landscape Institute Sheffield City Council Faculty of Social Sciences …
Effect on students a very positive effect on our international students. They all know the speakers, but most of them will have never met them. a very positive effect on our home students. They realised that in China innovative projects are undertaken. Appreciation of the diversity in the department.
Huge PR effect for the Department. Before Posters in the Department E-mails to faculty E-mails to the profession, Landscape Institute Facebook Twitter After Newsletter Website Video available online Facebook Twitter