01 New global era in the context of intensified competition driven by technological innovation
02 Responsibilities of research universities towards society
03 Necessity for universities to keep collaborating across borders
04 New strategies that shall be developed to maintain internationalization of universities in spite of rising diplomatic tensions
Academic leaders in global engagement from around the world joined together at the first International Symposium on “Innovation and Collaboration: The Future of Research Universities in a New Global Era” held at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, on Nov. 10 & 11, 2019. The symposium was organized by SUSTech Global, the university's international office on its 5th anniversary of global partnership development at this young university. More than 50 attendees representing over 30 world-renowned institutions attended the symposium.