Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.
SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
SUSTech offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
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.
Scientific Research of Undergraduates
SUSTC, a full-time state-run regular institution of higher education leaded and governed by Guangdong Province, is an innovative university established in Shenzhen by the force of the whole city at high starting point and high positioning, aiming at rapid buildup an international high-level research university and an important base for China’s major science and technology research and top-notch innovative personnel cultivation. Since the first enrollment in 2011, SUSTC has enrolled 4 grades students, in which there are 45 students in 2011 experimental class of teaching reform, 188 students in 2012, 388 students in 2013, and 610 students in 2014. Up to July 2015, SUSTC has 1188 students at school.
In the aspect of undergraduate teaching, SUSTC sticks to the principle of “broadening (specialty) range, strengthening (discipline) basis, encouraging (discipline) cross, and choosing (major) in multiple times”, makes students master the research method and ideological system of academic sector and possess proper knowledge and ability structure; builds up platform for students to contact the frontier research results of the discipline (field) and participate in the frontier research of some certain discipline field. Undergraduate talents cultivation adopts “2 + 2” cultivation mode, i.e., the first and the second academic years in university have no major, conducts general electives and general education, and strengthens the discipline basis and general knowledge; in the third academic year in university, students can choose major according to their strong points and development requirements.
SUSTC has established 12 undergraduate majors now, including five science majors, i.e., physics, chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biological science; five engineering majors, i.e., biomedical engineering, micro-electronics science and technology, optical information science and engineering, communication engineering, materials science and engineering; and two economics majors, i.e., financial mathematics and finance.
Based on the credit system, tutorial system, and academy of classical learning system, taking the personalization, small class and internationalization as the features, SUSTC cultivates high-quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, outstanding ability, international view, social responsibility, creative spirit and practical ability through world class cultivation system of talents.