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Meeting with the University of the Arts London on strategic partnershipEvent Recap

10 May 2023 (Wed)

On 10 May 2023, the Director was pleased to meet with the Right Honourable James Purnell, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts London during his recent visit to Hong Kong, accompanied by Professor David Mba, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise). Mr Purnell was a former UK Government Minister in the Brown administration until 2010.

UAL presented its strategic plans for doubling in size, particularly in the online space, as well as its emphasis on creative endeavour, social purpose and sustainability.

Reciprocally, the Director presented the University and the School’s aspirations for future development and, in particular, its international dimension both in attracting students from the region and in working more closely with its international partners.

As strategic partners there is a will to work more together including in the short courses and Microcredentials areas.