15 December 2019
His Excellency Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, received a delegation from the Higher Secondary School of the University of Foreign Studies in the Chinese capital Beijing. The delegation led by Dr. Yu Shin Yu, discussed ways to cooperate and provide an opportunity for Chinese high school students to join and study at the University of Sharjah in various disciplines, provided that the Arabic language is a primary or sub-specialization in line with the students 'desire.
Prof. Elsiddig Ahmed ElMustafa El Sheikh, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, attended the meeting along with Prof. Maamar Bettayeb, Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies; Prof. Hussain Mohammad Al Othman, Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Science; Dr. Tarek Merabtene, Director of the Office of International Relation; and Prof. Abdelaziz Soufyane, Deputy Director of the Office of International Relations,
Also, a joint memorandum of understanding was signed by Prof. Elsiddig Ahmed ElMustafa El Sheikh, aiming strengthening cooperation between the University of Sharjah and the Higher Secondary School of the Beijing Foreign Studies University in the People's Republic of China in a number of areas, including the University of Sharjah's participation in the publication of joint books to teach the Arabic language in high school and the exchange of scientific and student visits between the two parties and other areas of common interest.