Chinese Embassy delegation visit Heriot-Watt University

Left to right: Professor Ursula Böser, Deputy Head of School of Management and Languages, Ruth Moir, Director of International Development and Mr Shen Yang, Minister Counsellor for Education for the Chinese Embasy in the UK

Mr Shen Yang, the Minister Counsellor for Education for the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Great Britain met with the Principal, Professor Steve Chapman and senior staff for an overview of Heriot-Watt University and to find out more about our links with China. Mr Yang was accompanied by officials of the Education Section of the embassy.

The delegation visited the new state of the art language and interpreting laboratories in the School of Management and Languages and met with staff and students from the International Centre for Brewing and Distilling in the School of Life Sciences. The visit concluded with a networking lunch during which the Minister Counsellor met with staff and students from China from the Schools, and was given an overview on the links to China within the School of the Built Environment.