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 June 8th 2017, Wang Changrong, secretary of Taizhou Municipal Party Committee, and Ke Xin, deputy director of Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee, came to visit SUSTech. University Council Chairwoman Guo Yurong and President Chen Shiyi warmly welcomed Wang Changrong and his team. The two sides held talks in the administrative building's 301 room where they discussed in-depth on future cooperation. Li Fengliang, Vice-chairperson of the University Council, Ye Qinliang, chief accountant Ye Qin, secretary general Wang Yongjie and other relevant heads of departments attended the meeting.
Chen Shiyi's speech
At the meeting, Chen Shiyi welcomed Wang Changrong and his entourage on behalf of the university. He gave an introduction on the development of the university, personnel training, discipline construction, teacher team, scientific research and enrollment and other developments. He said that SUSTech aims to cultivate the "entrepreneurial spirit of the scientists", because technology only stands on the market if it assists humans. He then went on to say that he hoped Taizhou City can produce excellent high school students and send them to SUSTech, and that Taizhou entrepreneurs will invest in its outstanding research projects.
Speech by Li Fengliang
Li Fengliang said in his speech that SUSTech and Taizhou City are very innovative and pioneering places, and he hoped that the two sides build a strong relationship and achieve a win-win situation in areas such as transfer of technology, cultural construction, corporate cadres, personnel training and corporate image construction.
Wang Changrong's speech
Wang Changrong then took over and presented the status of economic development in Taizhou, he stressed the need to promote the innovation and development of the city and "build a new Great Wall of science and technology". He hoped that Taizhou City and SUSTech will cooperate in the transfer of technology, research institutes, foundations and other various other aspects.
At the meeting, the two sides also held in-depth discussions on environmental pollution control, personnel training, scientific research and technology transfer among many other aspects.
Visit the sand table
During the visit, the delegation visited SUSTech's construction planning sand table and campus.
Text: Zhou Xinyi
Image: Wang Kaiqiang