A senior delegation from WC2 member, University of São Paulo (USP) visited City to affirm the partnership between the universities and sign a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU committed to exploring ways to expand and deepen collaboration.
With 90,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, USP is the largest university in Brazil and one of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions in Latin America.
The USP delegation, led by Rector, Professor Vahan Agopyan met with the President of City Professor Sir Paul Curran and Vice-President (International), Professor Stanton Newman.
Discussions continued at City’s annual Rector’s Dinner at Mansion House, where the USP delegation were delighted to find artwork by Brazilian artists among the extensive collection.
In addition to collaboration via the WC2 network, City has close links with USP’s School of Medicine, Speech and Language Pathology, following a month long visit by two members of staff to the School of Health Sciences in January 2018.