BEIJING, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Luxun Academy of Fine Arts Sunday signed an agreement in Beijing with the University of Salford from the United Kingdom to launch an education project.
The two sides will jointly run the major of digital media arts, according to the agreement.
The cooperation would benefit students and promote cultural exchanges between the two countries, said Li Xiangqun, president of Luxun Academy of Fine Arts in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang.
Helen Marshall, president of the University of Salford, said that students under the cooperation project will receive degrees from both schools and this could lead to better employment opportunities.
The University of Salford in Manchester is said to keep close contacts with renowned media organizations including BBC and ITV and can offer good learning and intern opportunities.