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.
On May 12th 2017, SUSTech's Recruitment Center organized for about 50 undergraduates to visit the facilities of accounting and professional services heavyweight PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
PwC is one of the world's top accounting firms and provides a wide range of services to professionals. Under the leadership of PricewaterhouseCoopers staff, the company representatives gave a short introduction about the corporate culture, a department manager's daily tasks, various job guides and gave a visit of the company's local office.
Visiting the local headquarters
Department manager introducing the PwC story
Students had the chance to ask their questions
The visit truly inspired the young students and motivated them in their studies, broadening their horizons and giving them a clearer understanding of employment planning, cutting-edge financial projects and global companies.
Background information: PricewaterhouseCoopers Certified Public Accountants
PricewaterhouseCoopers (commonly referred to as: PwC) is one of the world's top accounting firms. In 1998, Price Waterhouse merged with Coopers & Lybrand, its two predecessors, merged to form PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, UK. The company cleared a profit of about 28 billion US dollars in the 2008 fiscal year, and employs more than 146,000 people in over 150 countries. Forbes magazine ranks the company 3rd in its global ranking and it is also one of the four major global accounting firms, the other three being KPMG, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.
Text: Student News Agency Cai Yuandao
Photo: student news agency Zhang Xing Ran