The University of Seychelles (UniSey) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing, to develop collaborative programmes in which the two institutions can work together, and to promote exchange programmes for staff and students.
Representatives from the two institutions at the signing ceremony
UniSey is the leading institution in Seychelles which is actively seeking to promote academic research and development in various fields including Law, Business and Economics. UniSey, established in 2009, is devoted mainly to teaching. It is however, enlarging its roles to encompass research, debate, crafting of policy suggestions and dissemination of knowledge in order to sustain the growth of Seychelles. The UIBE was founded in 1951 as the Beijing Institute of Foreign Trade. In May 1997 UIBE was put under the government’s ambitious program to turn 100 Chinese universities into exceptionally high quality academic institutions. Today, UIBE is a leading University which offers various Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate courses in Business and Economics
The signing ceremony was done at the Guy Morel Institute, Ma Joie, on 30th May 2014 in the presence of representatives from both institutions. The signing was done by Unisey Vice Chancellor, Prof Denis Hardy, and Prof Zhang Xinmin, on behalf of UIBE.
The purpose of cooperation between UIBE and UniSey is to seek avenues to improve academic and scholarly interactions amongst them and to intensify the friendship and the mutual understanding between the people of the two countries in general.