North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University is a comprehensive research university dedicated to excellence in teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, and engagement with public and private partners.
The University of São Paulo
The University of São Paulo (USP) is the largest institution dedicated to higher education and research in Brazil.
University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is one of the UK's leading professional, scientific and technological universities with a world class research profile and a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.
The University of Wollongong
In less than 40 years the University of Wollongong (UOW) has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities. It has built a reputation as enterprising institution with a multi-disciplinary approach to research, underpinned by strong industry partnerships and personalised style.
Dr Bailian Li, Vice Provost for International Affairs at North Carolina State University
The UGPN is a great platform for NC State’s new strategic plan to enhance local and global engagement through focused strategic partnerships.
Professor Vincent Emery, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations) at the University of Surrey
Creating solutions to global challenges requires multidisciplinary international teams with the desire to work together in a coherent and focused way. The UGPN provides a key platform for delivering these solutions.
Professor Paul Wellings, Vice- Chancellor, University of Wollongong
"The members have great reputations in creating research outputs that have a major impact on social, economic and community needs. Collectively, we expect to work on globally significant research and educational priorities.”