On October 24th, Paul Denison, principal lecturer of Science Engineering and Design College in Teesside University(TU), Andrew Bashforth, lecturer of computer Animation and Visual Effect, staff of China office Sun Pingyao and Liu Mengjie visited XPU. Heads of International Office, Art and Engineering School had a meeting with the delegation in the Third Meeting Room of Jinhua campus.
Lily Chen, vice-director of International Office extended warm welcome to the visitors. She pointed out that Art and Design, Computer Animation of TU and XPU are majors with much potential to cooperate. Then Lily Chen talked about the foreign experts introducing program, hoping more teachers of TU to teach in XPU, which will benefit students with high-quality courses and international atmosphere. Prof. Ma Dong, dean of Art and Engineering School, expected that there would be more exchange between two universities in Animation, adding that XPU would learn from TU in school-running experience.
The delegation of TU expressed thanks for the arrangement, hoping to cooperate in the relevant majors to promote the mutual development of the two universities.
Later Andrew Bashforth gave a report on “What Makes a Great Animator? ” for the teachers and students.