IFT and 25 other institutions of higher education in the Pearl River Delta have joined together to found the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance. The gathering that formed the body was held at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou on 15 November.
The initial proponents of the alliance were Sun Yat-sen University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Macau. All 26 founding members are institutions in Guangdong, Macao and Hong Kong. The Ministry of Education of the Central People’s Government has endorsed the creation of the body.
The aim of the alliance is to promote exchanges and the formation of education and research partnerships among institutions of higher education in Guangdong, Macao and Hong Kong.