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 July 23 2017, SUSTech and the National Institute of Plant and Food Research Institute celebrated the establishment of the first plant science forum, which was held in the International Conference Hall. Fellows Peter Quail of the University of California, Hong Gil Nam of the Hong Kong Institute of Science and Technology, Zhu Yuxian of Peking University, Zhao Jindong of Peking University, and Chen Xuemei of the University of California Riverside, were among the notable guests to participate in the talks. Nearly 40 experts and scholars, as well as the Minister of Planning and Development of SUSTech Wang Susheng attended the meeting, which was chaired by Professor Deng Xingwang and Professor Guo Hongwei.
Guo Hongwei presided over the event
Wang Susheng's speech
Wang Susheng gave a speech at the meeting in which he welcomed the arrival of the guests. He wished the Institute to be able to develop rapidly, and to strive for a leading domestic and world-class plant science research center.
Wang then announced the appointment of the members of the Academic Committee of the SUSTech-Peking University Institute of Plant and Food and issued a letter of appointment. Deng Xingwang was named as academic committee director, and Zhu Yuxian, Zhao Jindong, Guo Hongwei as deputy directors.
Wang Susheng announced at the meeting that the SUSTech-Peking University Plant and Food Joint Research Institute was established and the fellows, professors and representatives gathered together for its opening.
The institute unveiled
He also expressed his gratitude for the strong support of the Department of Biology and other departments of the universities.
Chen Xuemei then took over on behalf of the lecturers to discuss the development of the SUSTech Botany and gas power research.
Deng Xingwang's speech
Chen Xuemei's speech
After the establishment of the Institute, the first SUSTech Plant Science Forum was held. Peter Quail, Katayoon Dehesh, Hong Gil Nam, Julie Law, Gong Lei, Dong Juan, Cao Xiaofeng and Dong-Hong Jeong were among the experts to participate, providing important insight into the research trends of the field.
Contribution: SUSTech-Peking University Joint Institute of Plant and Food