A Delegation of the Erbil Polytechnic University visited the United Kingdom to participate in an activity and hold several meetings with governmental and academic institutions.
The delegation consisted of the Rector Representative Dr. Talib Muhammed Sharif, Dr. Selar Othman the Representative of the Imperial English College-UK in the Erbil Polytechnic University, Ms. Hero Saed Muhammed Nuri, and Ms. Zhilia. On Sunday, the 9th of June, 2023, they attended a six-day scientific conference entitled “Teaching English in a Digital Word” organized by Imperial English/UK and Aston University in Birmingham.
The delegation’s visit and participation in the conference is a part of the collaboration between our university and Imperial English/in the field of English and academic language. On the sidelines of the conference, the EPU delegation and the Head of Imperial English/UK held a meeting and discussed the joint projects between the two sides, especially the reform of English programs in colleges and institutes affiliated to our university. The Imperial English/UK expressed their full cooperation to further promote their collaboration with the EPU.
Our university delegation also visited the Mayor of Birmingham and they presented a gift to the Mayor. In a speech, our university delegation spoke about the progress and peaceful coexistence in our region and said that as Kurdistan fought against ISIS terrorists instead of the world, more work should be done to assist the region in all areas, especially working on the friendship between the Erbil City and Birmingham.
The delegation also visited the University of Coventry and within the academic relationship they discussed the collaboration and joint work in carrying out joint projects between students from both sides in the fields of automotive and engineering.
During their stay in the UK, our university delegation visited the University of Cambridge to build relationship and sign future memorandum of understanding.