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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 main duties of SUSTCEF is to accept the donations from the domestic and foreign associations, enterprises, trading companies and individuals, and establish the funding projects depending on the demands of the university and the wishes of the donors.

Milestones

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Milestones    2007-2018

2007

March

 Government work report endorsed the plan for establishment of SUSTech. 

 

 

2008

March

Planning Committee iwas founded, responsible for approval and establishment of the university and admission affairs.

 

2009 

January

Municipal Government of Shenzhen endorsed the campus planning and design of SUSTech.

June

Prof. Zhu Qingshi, fellow of CAS, was appointed as the Founding President of SUSTech.

 

 

 

2010

September

Groundbreaking ceremony of SUSTech Campus Development was launched.

December

The Ministry of Education issued University Code for SUSTech (14325) and approved the plan for establishing SUSTech. 

 

 

 

2011

February

First 45 freshmen were enrolled.

March 

The First opening ceremony was held.

April

Interim Management Measures for SUSTech (Draft) and Council Bylaws of SUSTech (trial) were endorsed.

May

Interim Management Measures for SUSTech were issued by the Municipal Government of Shenzhen.

July

Board of Trustees of SUSTech held its maiden meeting and approved Board of Trustees Bylaws of SUSTech and Bylaws of SUSTech.

September

Zhiren Residential College was founded.

December

The SUSTech Education Foundation was founded.

 

 

2012

February

The Advisory Committee of SUSTech was founded.

April

The Ministry of Education endorsed the establishment of SUSTech.

May

The Second Session of the 1st Board of Trustees of SUSTech was held in Shenzhen.

June

7 talents of SUSTech were included in the Young Overseas High-level Talents Introduction Plan released by Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee Head, ranking the university 6th nationwide.

July

The First Session of Advisory Committee of SUSTech was held, electing YANG Zuyou, President of University of California, Santa Barbara, as Chairman.

September

SUSTech held opening ceremony.

 

 

 

2013

August 

388 students were enrolled.

September 

Shuren Residential College, the second Residential College of SUSTech, was founded.

 

 

2014

January 

Dr. Li Ming took office as Chairperson of the University Council.

March 

3,306 students from 15 provinces nationwide took the SUSTech independent entrance examination

June 

UNESCO signed MOU with the Municipal Government of Shenzhen to set up a category 2 center in SUSTech

July

Signing ceremony held for the Initial Written Proposal of Shenzhen International Friendship-city University League.

November 

Founding Ceremony and Inaugural Forum for Shenzhen International Friendship-city University League held. Members from 28 universities delivered message promoting more global higher education cooperation and exchange.

 

 

2015

January

2015 SUSTech’s Commencement was held

January 

Prof. Chen Shiyi, fellow of CAS and former Vice President of Peking University, took office as the second President of SUSTech

March 

The fifth session of the first Board of Trustees held. 

May

The sixth session of the first Board of Trustees was held, appointing Wu Chuangyue and Tang Tao Vice Presidents of SUSTech. Bylaws of SUSTech and disciplinary planning was approved in principle.

May 

UNESCO signed trust fund agreements with Shenzhen to set up a higher education innovation center based in SUSTech.

July

937 students were enrolled, 329 more than the previous year, representing a 54% increase.

August

The total number of students on campus exceeded 2,100.

September 

2015 Opening Convocation held with 3,000 faculty members and students attended

September

Department of Education of Guangdong Province, Shenzhen Municipal Government and SUSTech signed the Agreement of the Co-construction of SUSTech to be a High-level University of Science and Engineering.

   

2016

January

SUSTech established Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering.

April 

SUSTech successfully passed the field assessment of the Guangdong Provincial Academic Degrees Committee expert group. 

June

SUSTech-based UNESCO research center is the only one in the Asia-Pacific region to focus on the field of higher education in the second category: the Center for higher education innovation's opening ceremony was held, and SUSTech gears up to cooperate with the center.

June

Guo Yurong was appointed as Council Spokesperson of SUSTech.

June

SUSTech established the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

July

SUSTech's 2016 Commencement was held.

August

A total of 994 students were enrolled, included seven international students for the first time.

August SUSTech establishes the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
September

SUSTech holds 2016 Opening Convocation.

October SUSTech and Nobel Prize winner Professor Robert H. Grubbs co-established the Shenzhen Grubbs Institute.
October Li Fengliang was appointed as vice-Chairperson of the University Council of SUSTech.
November Ms. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, visited the university and offers her full support for the work of the Center for Higher Education Innovation.
December SUSTech established the Department of Earth Space and Science.

 

2017

March

First Congress of the CPC SUSTech was held officially

March

First Session of SUSTech Board of Trustees Second Meeting was held

July

1005 outstanding students was enrolled by SUSTech with impressive results. At present, SUSTech counted over 3500 undergraduate students in total.

August

SUSTech first endorsed as Qualified University for National Exam-free Graduate Recommendation

October

14 leaders from world-class universities were invited to take their post of member of the International Advisory Committee of SUSTech (IAC).

November

Professor Tao Tang, the Vice-President of SUSTech was elected and became the first academician cultivated locally in Shenzhen.

December

SUSTech ranked 28th among Universities of China’s Mainland in Nature Index Tables

December

SUSTech received Major Projects funding from NSFC for first time

December

Nanshan District Government and SUSTech partnered up to build a University Affiliated Hospital

 

2018

February

THE Asia Universities Summit 2018 jointly presented by SUSTech and Times Higher Education

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