Situated in Zhuhai, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) was jointly founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). It is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Mainland and Hong Kong. Its charter has been approved by the Ministry of Education with full support from local authorities.
Professor Xu Jialu, former Vice-Chairman of Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, and Professor Ng Ching-Fai, founding President of UIC, made this innovative College a reality. The highest governing body is the UIC Council, and the President is responsible for day-to-day business of the College while also reporting to the UIC Council. Professor Xu Jialu serves as Chairman of the UIC Council, and Professor Tang Tao, Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is the current UIC President.