UP and Nagoya University deepen partnership

| Written by Franco Gargantiel II

UP President Angelo A. Jimenez welcomes guests from Nagoya University. Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO.

 

The 91视频 deepened its partnership with Nagoya University with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) establishing the Nagoya University Asian Satellite Campus at the Chancellors鈥 Hall, Ground Floor, Bienvenido M. Gonzales Hall of the UP Los Ba帽os (UPLB). The signing ceremony was held on October 9, at the Office of the University President.

The expansion of the partnership between the Nagoya University and UP, especially UPLB, would not have been possible without the collaborative efforts of both Universities, particularly both presidents. This was a project between UP President Angelo A. Jimenez and NU President Naoshi Sugiyama aimed at building a long-lasting relationship between the Filipino and the Japanese people.

The Nagoya University Asian Satellite Campuses Institute has already been established the UPLB Graduate School through a Memorandum of Agreement signed December 2, 2015. The establishment of the NUASC at UPLB is aimed at providing mutual benefits for both institutions by strengthening the collaboration between UP, through the UPLB, and NU in offering degree programs, scholarships, and research projects in the areas of agriculture, food security and international development.

 

Ceremonial Signing of the MOU. From left to right: Vice Chancellor Nathaniel C. Batayan, Chancellor Jose V. Camacho, Jr., UP President Angelo A. Jimenez, Nagoya University President Naoshi Sugiyama, Professor Akira Yamauchi. Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO.

 

Nagoya University President Naoshi Sugiyama and UP President Angelo Jimenez exchange gifts. Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO.

 

According to the newly signed MOA, NU shall continue to implement the “Transnational Doctoral Programs for Leading Professionals in Asian Countries” it is offering to Filipino doctoral candidates who are enrolled in NU doctoral programs but are not required to be physically present in Nagoya for the whole period of the course.

Along with the two presidents, three other University officials took part in the signing including UPLB Chancellor Jose V. Camacho, Jr., UPLB Vice Chancellor or Research and Extension Nathaniel C. Bantayan, and Director of the Nagoya University Asian Satellite Campuses Institute Professor Akira Yamauchi. A short photo session followed the MOA signing, with officials from the UP System, UP Los Ba帽os, UP Diliman, Nagoya University and other guests participating.

All of this would not have been possible without the collaborative efforts of both Universities, particularly both presidents. This was a project between UP President Angelo A. Jimenez and NU President Naoshi Sugiyama in building a long-lasting relationship between the Filipino and the Japanese people.

In his welcoming speech, UP President Jimenez emphasized the importance of this newfound partnership, as well as 鈥渢he manifestation of the shared vision and purpose between our two institutions: UP and Nagoya University of Japan.鈥

鈥淲e are renewing our mutual commitments and charting an enhanced pathway for cooperation that promises to reach new heights of academic and research excellence,鈥 President Jimenez added.

 

The ceremonial MOA signing between UP and Nagoya University is capped by a photo session, with officials from the UP System, UPLB, UP Diliman, Nagoya University and other guests participating. Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO.