CBBC Advanced Engineering Education Visit

This visit is designed for UK universities, colleges and training companies and has a focus on engineering and innovation. Specific emphasis will be on building relations with aerospace, automotive and energy faculties in Beijing, Shenyang and Xian. Delegates will have opportunities to discuss joint development programmes and the future of advanced engineering in education and business with a range of Chinese institutions. Delegates will also have the opportunity to promote their alumni to Chinese and foreign companies, as they look to recruit innovative engineers for China’s next generation of high-value companies.


Why get involved?


  • Create partnerships in education with specific focus on Aerospace, Automotive and Energy sectors

The programme will include opportunities to create partnerships with a variety of Chinese Universities & colleges which specialize in advanced engineering for knowledge sharing, research collaboration and student exchange.


  • Create growth opportunities for your advanced engineering teams and alumni

The programme will also give opportunities for UK education providers to demonstrate the expertise of their business and the strength of their Alumni.  The market visit will discuss how UK education institutions support growing MNC’s and local companies talent pool in China.


  • Build your brand in China

In an increasingly competitive international education environment it has become more important to promote your brand in China.   CBBC gives you the access and the visibility to build your brand in the market. It will also allow you to promote post graduate course and your organization to business and education in China.

Who should attend the CBBC Market Visit?


  • International Offices

If you work in the international office of a UK educational institution and want to increase the profile of your University and create greater opportunities for your Alumni, CBBC will give you access to Chinese Universities and multinational businesses interested in working with you.


  • Advanced Engineering Departments and Research Specialists

If you are interested in creating partnerships in course and programme development with Chinese educational institutions or would like to discuss co-operation in engineering research this market visit will give you the access and relationships to create long lasting partnerships.


The market visit gives UK educators access to specialist Universities and the opportunity to discuss how organizations can work together to benefit both the UK & China.

Draft Programme


  Sat 15 Nov Depart UK


  Sun 16 Nov Arrive Beijing


  Mon 17 Nov


AM – Breakfast Briefing – Education and Advanced Engineering, Opportunities & Challenges, delivered by CBBC, UKTI, British Council

PM – CBBC Advanced Engineering Education Forum, attended by UK universities, Chinese universities, UK and Chinese companies; followed by one to one sessions

Evening – Reception in Beijing

  Tues 18 Nov


AM – Visit to Beijing Municipal Education Commission/ China Education Association for International Exchange to understand government policy and plans

PM – Travel to Shenyang

Evening – Evening City Briefing by CBBC Shenyang Team

  Wed 19 Nov


AM – UK-China Co-operation in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Education Seminar – presentations and meetings with local universities

PM – University visits; company visits

Evening – Reception in Shenyang

  Thu 20 Nov


AM – Travel to Xi’an, City Briefing by CBBC Xian Team

PM – UK – China University Co-operation in Mechanical and Electrical     Engineering Seminar – presentations and meetings with local universities

Evening – Reception in Xi’an

  Fri 21 Nov


AM – University visits; company visits

PM – Individual meetings


  Sat 22 Nov

Return to Beijing

  Sun 23 Nov

Return to UK

Contact Us

For further information, and to register your interest, please contact:

UK – Andrew Forbes (E: [email protected] T: 020 7802 2014)

China – Simon Stewart (E: [email protected] T: +86 21 6218 5183 ext. 121)