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 July 14 2017, Zhu Huashan, deputy director of the Yunnan Provincial Department of Education, visited SUSTech in order to to gain a better understanding about establishing a high-level university. SUSTech President Chen Shiyi, Associate Vice President and International Affairs Chief Operating Officer Lu Chun and other various other participants attended the meeting.
On the site of the meeting
Lu Chun gave an introductory speech
Lu Chun introduced the current situation of SUSTech, the discipline layout, and especially focused on the construction of the university's talent team. He said that attracting high-end talent is a permanent objective, and thanks to the thorough support of the municipality of Shenzhen, SUSTech has been successful in doing so up to now.
Zhu Huashan's speech
Zhu Huashan then took over to say that during his visit to SUSTech, he gained a much better understanding about the institutional mechanisms of innovation and technology, information, and internationalization. He agreed that talent is the top priority for developing universities to an influential level, and this requires a lot of effort. He concluded that Yunnan University will strive to attract more world-class talents, and improve their administration and academic mechanisms.
Chen Shiyi's speech
President Chen was also present at the forum and participated in-depth exchanges with the visitors. He said that in 2017 SUSTech's enrollment efforts were bigger than ever, and the university achieved record-breaking applications, including from Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, approving the top 2% on average. He said he looked forward to closer ties with the Yunnan Provincial Department of Education and hopes to carry out more exchanges and cooperative projects, to promote SUSTech to Yunnan's elite students.
Vice President of the Planning and Development Agency Wang Susheng, Associate Dean and Minister of Teaching Huang Keying, Minister of Education Xue Zheng, and Vice Minister of Scientific Research Gong Yi also attended the forum.
Text: Wang Ziyi
Photo: Wang Kaiqiang
Edited by: Jeremy Welburn