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Haide College is a Joint Education Initiative between Ocean University of China and the University of Adelaide.
Located on Ocean University of China's Laoshan campus in Qingdao, Haide College provides students access to a global education, allowing them to gain a deeper, more-nuanced understanding of their disciplines, better communication across languages and cultures, and build important international connections that will facilitate their future careers.
Researchers and educators of the two universities collaborate at the highest levels and provide a transformative learning experience for students to continue to advance teaching and research in China.
Professor Dong Junyu
Dean, Haide College
Ocean University of China
Professor Simon Pyke
Academic Director, Haide College
University of Adelaide
Based on the two universities’ teaching and research strengths and capacity, three undergraduate programs are offered to students at Haide College:
- Bachelor of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
- Bachelor of Biotechnology
- Bachelor of Food Science & Engineering
The inaugural student cohort commenced studies at Haide College on Monday, 21 September 2020.
Students can choose from the following pathways:
4+0: students complete 4 years of study at Haide College and receive a Bachelor degree from Ocean University of China
2+2: students complete 2 years at Haide College and 2 years at the University of Adelaide, and receive a Bachelor degree from Ocean University of China and a Bachelor degree with Honours from the University of Adelaide
3+2: students complete 3 years at Haide College and 2 years at the University of Adelaide, and receive a Bachelor degree from Ocean University of China and a Master by coursework degree from the University of Adelaide
Ocean University of China is located in Adelaide’s sister city Qingdao. Likewise, Shandong Province Qingdao’s home state, and South Australia have been sister states for more than 30 years.
In 2002, a Memorandum of Understanding (Education and Training) was signed between Qingdao Municipal Government and the City of Adelaide.
Following staff visits, communication and exchange on academic and research, in May 2018, the two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise cooperation in education and research.
Haide College will further strengthen the relationship between two universities and states.
Ocean University of China
Ocean University of China is located in Adelaide’s sister city Qingdao.
Ocean University of China (OUC) was established in 1924 and is a comprehensive university, offering courses in science, engineering, agronomy, pharmaceutics, economics, management, liberal arts, law, education, and art.
In 2017 OUC was included in China’s plan to build “Double First-Rate” universities, having previously been on the list of “Project 985” universities (a list of China’s top 40 universities) and “Project 211” universities (of China’s top 100 universities).
In 2018, OUC and the University of Adelaide signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise cooperation in education and research.
Haide College further strengthens the relationship between two universities and states.