Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province. 

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.

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President Richard Englert of Temple University, Pennsylvania, visits SUSTech

Jun 13, 2017 Latest

On June 8th 2017, the Temple University President Richard Englert arrived in Shenzhen to pay a visit to SUSTech. His counterpart Chen Shiyi welcomed him and his team to the campus, and they set up the meeting in the administrative building's 301 meeting room to talk about the future cooperation between the two institutions. SUSTech's Associate Vice President of International Affairs and Chief Operating Officer Lu Chun and the heads of the Environmental School of Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Global Engagement also attended the talks.

On the site of the meeting

President Chen thanked Richard Englert's for coming to visit and expressed his gratitude to the Temple University for their support in the internationalization efforts of SUSTech. He said he will continue to cooperate with them on deeper and broader areas in order to build closer and more fruitful relationships.

Lu Chun then took over to introduce SUSTech's future development plans, faculty, scientific research projects, international exchanges as well as a brief history of the two universities' past collaboration.

Richard Englert followed to introduce the history, research projects and academic advantages of Temple University, the innovative and creative environment, the construction of top-tier disciplines and the international cooperation projects of Temple University.

Group photo

During the talks, the two sides agreed to further deepen the ties between the two undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as for the 3 + 2 dual degrees. They also agreed to implement the cooperation projects as soon as possible, and hope to build on the foundation of traditional cooperation to explore and innovate in terms of entrepreneurship, scientific research and education to form a synergistic relationship.

Temple University Dean Joanne Epps, Vice-Chancellor Michael Gebhardt, Vice-Dean of International Affairs Wu Jie and the Chief Representative of Temple University China Office were among the notable guests to accompany the delegation.

Contribution: Department of Global Engagement

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