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UCD wins Higher Education Partnership of the Year Award at the Asia Matters Business Awards

UCD wins Higher Education Partnership of the Year Award at the Asia Matters Business Awards

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

Asia Matters Business Awards 2022 - UCD wins the Higher Education Partnership of the Year award category

L to R: Dr Liana Ricci, Assoc Professor Eoin O'Neill, Professor Aoife Ahern, Dr Alexander Runchman, Dr
Beatriz Martinez-Pastor, Professor Paul Fanning, Assoc Professor Amanda Gibney, Dr William Smith

The Asia Matters Business Awards recognise Irish companies with a strategic focus on Asia and Asian companies making significant investment in Ireland.

UCD were delighted to accept the award for Higher Education Partnership of the Year at the 2022 Asia Matters Business Awards for their joint international college in China, Chang’an-Dublin International College (CDIC) of Transportation. The award recognises the achievement of the best partnership with an Asian peer institution during 2022. Open to Higher Education Institutions including individual projects/partnerships from departments, research institutes and business schools.

The Asia Matters Business Awards conclude Asia Business Week Ireland 28 November – 2 December which is held in Partnership with The Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Atlantic Technological University, Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland, Ibec, IDA Ireland, PwC Ireland, The Department of Finance, Údarás na Gaeltachta and Media Partner The Sunday Times.

Winners of the Awards were announced at The Asia Matters Business Awards, with MC Gráinne Seoige on the evening of Friday 2 December 2022 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin.

The judges were looking for evidence of an innovative and well executed Asia specific strategic approach with clear business results referencing key contributing factors such as strengths in branding & communications, new product design, strategic partnership, legal & regulatory, sustainability and manufacturing & distribution.

Chang’an-Dublin International College (CDIC) of Transportation, founded in 2020, is a joint international college established in collaboration between University College Dublin (UCD) and Chang’an University (CHD). Located on the CHD campus, in the historic city of Xi’an, CDIC provides a world-class international educational experience that equips its multilingual graduates with the talents to thrive in an increasingly globalised and connected society.

CDIC's focus is on transportation and particularly the discipline areas of transportation infrastructure, automotive engineering and transportation planning & environmental policy. CDIC is one of three joint international colleges UCD operates in China. Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC) focuses on information, communications and technology (ICT) and finance and economics. Guangzhou-Dublin International College (GDIC) in Guangzhou is dedicated to life sciences and technology in the context of the agriculture and food science environments.

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