HKU-RMIT short course program

RMIT is partnering with the Hungkuang University HKU (Taiwan) and delivering annual short course programs on: Integrated Water Management and Sustainable Development Goals, Introduction to Environmental Engineering (environmental system and issues, climate change), and Introduction to membrane technology for wastewater treatment and related researches on the use of membranes.

RMIT is partnering with the Hungkuang University HKU (Taiwan) and delivering annual short course programs on: Integrated Water Management and Sustainable Development Goals, Introduction to Environmental Engineering (environmental system and issues, climate change), and Introduction to membrane technology for wastewater treatment and related researches on the use of membranes.

This partnership is part of an MOU signed in 2018 between the RMIT University and Hungkuang University aiming to establish closer links between the two universities that involves:

  • Exchange of faculty and staff members
  • Research collaboration
  • Exploration of study abroad programs for Hungkuang University students
  • Study tours for students
  • Participation in seminars and academic meetings
  • Lectures and short courses
  • Staff development projects

RMIT is represented in this partnership by the Water Effective Technologies and Tools Research Centre (WETT). Established in 2013, the WETT Centre brings together researchers with complementary knowledge and skills to develop technologies and methodologies for managing the quality and quantity of water for society’s needs in a sustainable manner.

This project addresses the following Sustainable Development Goals and Targets:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development

6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all

6.5 By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate

6.a By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.