Date: 2018-11-07 Visitcount: 410
Cooperation on World Leisure Centre of Excellence between ZJU and WLO Kicks off
On November 2, 2018, Zhejiang University and World Leisure Organization officially launched the cooperation on establishing a World Leisure Center of Excellence at Zhejiang University. Prof. GU Jianmin, Dean of College of Education, and Prof. Cristina Ortega Nuere, Chief Operating Officer of World Leisure Organization, signed the cooperation agreement on behalf of each institution respectively.
Dean Gu expressed his warm welcome to Prof. Nuere and thanked the World Leisure Organization for its trust and support. Zhejiang University now became the fourth globally and the first in Asia to hold the membership of WLCE. Prof. Nuere spoke highly of the work of Zhejiang University on becoming a member unit of WLCE net and she gave an brief introduction of the WLCE program.
After nearly one year’s preparation and efforts on submitting application, conducting on-site inspection and the final presentation, on August 28th, the World Leisure Organization released the news of Zhejiang University becoming a member unit of the World Leisure Center of Excellence net on the opening ceremony of the 15th World Leisure Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The World Leisure Center of Excellence at Zhejiang University will be based inside ZJU’s College of Education, and Prof. ZHOU Lijun, Deputy Dean of College of Education, will be the director of the Center.
World Leisure Organization is an unofficial organization committed to exploring and creating various favorable conditions for leisure to become the driving force for human growth, development and happiness. The World Leisure Center of Excellence is an organization of World Leisure Organization, involved in the activities around the world, especially in academic activities. The World Leisure Center of Excellence member units share resources in the communication between teachers and students, cooperative research & teaching and so on. The World Leisure Center of Excellence at Zhejiang University will work together with the World Leisure Organization and other Centers to make a positive difference
College of Education, Zhejiang University
November 2th, 2018