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 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.
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.
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