Vice-Chancellor takes part in APRU Presidents’ Meeting


Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky S. Tuan took part in the 22nd Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Annual Presidents’ Meeting in Taipei during 24-26 June 2018. Hosted by the National Taiwan University, over 100 delegates from APRU member universities joined the meeting. Themed ‘Our Digital Future in a Divided World’, the meeting explored how universities will play a critical role in advancing innovation, bridging divides, and preparing a diverse workforce for the challenges and opportunities ahead.


Prof. Tuan were among one of six presidents who received a certificate of membership as a new member.  During the welcome dinner Prof. Tuan shared the unique features and research strengths of CUHK and expressed excitement to engage with APRU and its member universities.


APRU is a network of 50 leading research universities across the Americas, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, which brings together thought leaders, researchers, and policy makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century. CUHK faculty members who are interested in exploring collaboration with APRU should contact the Office of Academic Links at



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