I-SITE ULNE external partner, the University ok Kent representatives were received by the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy of University of Lille on Monday 14 January 2019.
Following a UK national program, 100 places were allocated to the University of Kent in partnership with the Canterbury Christ Church University which has decided to open their Medical School in 2020, the first one in Kent County. In this context, the University of Kent came to visit its counterpart on Monday 14 January. Karen Cox, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University came in person with the Deans Peter Nicholls (Health), Chris Holland (Medical School), Jeremy Carette (Europe) and the international partnerships officer, Jan Lowe.
This fruitful meetings day was organised by the I-SITE ULNE and the University of Lille International relations service. The Kent delegation visited the School of Medicine, the Biology Pathology Center (CBP), the laboratory of anatomy, the Simulation Center PRESAGE, and the Faculty of Pharmacy. The Deans, Didier Gosset (Medicine) and Bertrand Décaudin (Pharmacy) alongside with representatives of School of Health Engineering and Mangement (ILIS), the University Hospital (CHU), the Institut Pasteur de Lille and the I-SITE ULNE also attended the meetings.
The University of Kent is a I-SITE ULNE strategic partner in its international policy. Based on a geographic policy, all the domains of collaborations are being explored to build the future euro regional campus which is to be built in partnership with KU Leuven and Ghent University.
An I-SITE ULNE delegation will be welcomed by the University of Kent in Canterbury on January 23, 2019 in order to participate to a forum. During this event I-SITE ULNE and the University of Kent will officially announce a future joint call for joint supervised thesis.