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Asia University signs an MOU with Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology!

Asia University signs an MOU with Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology!---

Wen-Ching Su, Dean of the Creative Design College, represented Asia University to sign an academic-exchange MOU with Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and looked forward to future cooperation.

Rong-Ling Jia (on the left), Deputy Dean of the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, introducing features and students’ works of each workshop on campus.

Rong-Ling Jia (on the left), Deputy Dean of the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, introducing features and students’ works of each workshop on campus.

  Two chair professors of Asia University (AU), Pang-Soong Lin and Jun-Hong Chen, and Dean of the Creative Design College of AU, Wen-Ching Su, attended the opening ceremony of International Design Competition (IDC) on Dec. 12 at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. Dean Wen-Ching Su represented AU to sign an MOU with Rong-Lin Jia, Deputy Dean of the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, for future academic exchanges and cooperation between the two schools.

    Deputy Dean Rong-Ling Jia said in the ceremony that he would like to invite teachers and students of the Creative Design College at AU to visit the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology in June next year and display their works on the exhibition for both schools. By doing so, he hoped to enhance the interaction of learning for each other and inspire more creativity.

  While attending the IDC exhibition at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Pang-Soong Lin, Jun-Hong Chen and Wen-Ching Su were received by Deputy Dean Rong-Lin Jia. In addition to introducing the features and equipment of each workshop in school, Deputy Dean Jia mentioned particularly that the Chinese costumes worn by the national leaders at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) held in Beijing were actually designed by the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology.

  Deputy Dean Jia said that the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology was a school of variety and cultural depth, in which the workshops provided courses including designs of fashion clothing, lifestyle boutique and interior decoration, inheritance and maintenance of traditional clothing, as well as practice of integrating traditional hand-made spirit and modern 3D printing technology.

The Chinese costumes (as picture) worn by the national leaders at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting held in Beijing were designed by the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology.

The Chinese costumes (as shown) worn by the national leaders at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting held in Beijing were designed by the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology.

  The Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology is the only school in China named after fashion. It has academic units of Fashion Art and Engineering College, Material Science and Engineering College, Art and Design College, Business College, Information Engineering College, Plastic Arts Department, Foreign Language Department, etc.

  Dean Wen-Ching Su said that the Creative Design College of AU is based on the development of cultural and creative industry and aims to foster professional design talents of “interdiscipline,” R&D talents of “vision,” as well as international talents of “global view.” In recent years, teachers and students of the College have won numerous prizes in worldwide design and invention competitions, including 2 iF design awards in Germany, 20 Red Dot design awards and 7 Best-of-the-Best prizes in Germany, 2 G-Mark awards in Japan, as well as 72 golds, 83 silvers, 52 bronzes, 24 special prizes, and 1 second-best prize in other contests. Moreover, AU has just been evaluated by the UK Times Higher Education (THE) to be one of the top 100 universities in three rankings. By implementing core values of teaching led by creativity and teaching leading to starting a business, AU is well recognized by the public for its outstanding achievements in education.

(From the right) Jun-Hong Chen, Chair Professor of AU, Wen-Ching Su, Dean of the Creative Design College at AU, Pang-Soong Lin, Chair Professor of AU, and Rong-Lin Jia (3rd on the left), Deputy Dean of the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, taking a picture after signing an MOU.

(From the right) Jun-Hong Chen, Chair Professor of AU, Wen-Ching Su, Dean of the Creative Design College at AU, Pang-Soong Lin, Chair Professor of AU, and Rong-Lin Jia (3rd on the left), Deputy Dean of the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, taking a picture after signing an MOU.

 

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