On 17 June 2015, SIM University (UniSIM) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), committing to collaborate on activities that will enhance student learning and quality of teaching at both Universities.
This agreement will open up avenues of cooperation between UniSIM and HKBU in the areas of academic exchange visits and hosting of joint projects that will enhance the quality of teaching, expand academic knowledge, and reinforce technical skills in each University's faculties. UniSIM and HKBU will also explore conducting student exchange programmes and offering of courses through e-learning to students of the other University. The agreement was signed by Professor Tsui Kai Chong, Provost of UniSIM; and Professor Franklin Luk, Vice-President (Academic) of HKBU.
The signing ceremony coincided with eLearning Forum Asia 2015, hosted for the first time by UniSIM, which ran from June 17 – 19. Themed Innovations In Education: Responding Intelligently To Diverse Learning Needs, the Forum took a close look at recent developments and innovations in the education ecosystem, with a view to identify emerging technologies and innovative pedagogical practices that will become the mainstay of the educational landscape in the next decade. This forum attracted over 400 delegates from 22 countries.
(From left) Professor Franklin Luk and Professor Tsui Kai Chong exchanging the signed MOU.