Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province.
The SUSTech is a university dominated by science and engineering, combining part of characteristic humanities social sciences and management subjects.
The SUSTech cultivates quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, excellent ability, international view, social responsibility, innovative spirits and practical ability through the leading talent cultivation system on the basis of credit system, tutor system and college system and taking personalized, small class and international as features of talent cultivation.
The SUSTech has been determined as the experimental school of national higher education comprehensive reform. In April 2012, the Ministry of Education agreed to establish the school and give the school a great mission to explore the modern university system Chinese characteristics and training mode of innovative talents.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
SUSTech will adopt management mode of collegiate system for undergraduate students and create a wonderful college life for students by taking platforms such as college, Youth League Committee and communities as carriers.
The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.
The SUSTech Education Foundation consists of board of directors, board of supervisors and secretariat. The board of directors is the top of the power structure of the foundation; the board of supervisors is responsible to check finance and accounting information in accordance with law and regulations; secretariat is the standing administrative unit of the foundation, which is responsible to the daily work of the foundation under the leading of leaders in the board of directors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Can undergraduates directly apply for doctor?
A: The undergraduates can directly apply for doctor of overseas universities while the domestic doctor can be applied only for fresh undergraduates with recommendation for exemption the examination for master's degree
Q2: Should the students enter university first and then choose supervisors or should they contact with supervisor directly?
A: Before registering for master examination, it is not required to contact supervisors and they can choose supervisors after being enrolled two-way selection while before registering for doctor examination, students should get the permission of supervisors.
Q3: Is it main campus or Shenzhen Graduate School when cooperating with Peking University and Harbin Institute of Technology?
A: We conduct joint admission with main campus of Harbin Institute of Technology and train in SUSTC; in the cooperative project with Peking University, part of students may be trained in Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School or main campus of Peking University for a short time.
Q4: Should we apply for professional master or academic master degree on Harbin Institute of Technology joint training project?
A: It is suggested to apply for academic master degree, the enrollment indicators of academic master degree cannot enroll examinees of professional master, but enrollment indicators of professional master can enroll examinees of both academic master degree and professional master in accordance with the regulations.
Q5: Is it true that students who pass the national line will have chance to be enrolled for applying for Harbin Institute of Technology joint training project?
A: Generally, retrial accepting line for applying for Harbin Institute of Technology joint training project should be consent with the reexamination standard for applying for non joint training project.
Q6: Are there any opportunities to transfer for students who applied for domestic graduates but the first choice are not Harbin Institute of Technology?
A: It can be transferred theoretically, but it also should be determined by transfers’ policies of our country and Harbin Institute of Technology or conditions of examinees’ first choice and so on; it is suggested to apply for at the first choice since there is less likely for transfer enrollment.
Q7: Is it true that it is OK to pass the English examination organized by overseas university if students don’t have English grade of IELTS, TOEFL or GRE etc.?
A: It should be strictly obey the application regulations of overseas university.
Q8: What about qualifications of supervisors for overseas jointing training project?
A: All supervisors in SUSTC can be supervisors of overseas jointing training project.
Q9: What is the property of degree granted by jointing training project of SUSTC and overseas university?
A: The degree granted by jointing training project is the standard degree of overseas university, which is the same with degree granted by overseas university to the independently enrolled students.
Q10: Where will the graduation thesis defenses be conducted for jointing training project?
A: The graduation thesis defenses should be conducted uniformly in the university granting the degree.
Q11: Does SUSTC joint training project obey the time limits of each section in the application process of overseas university?
A: All application process should strictly obey the regulations of overseas university.
Q12: Is there any chance for students who finished the overseas training project to get other scholarships in SUSTC in the following two years?
A: SUSTC will continue to provide students with scholarships.
Q13: The overseas training project need provide GPA at the undergraduate stage, so should it be calculated on the basis of SUSTC method or overseas university method?
A: It should be calculated on the basis of SUSTC method.