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 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.
Talent-friendly policies and projects were promoted in Shenzhen by the municipal government and a conference on talents was held on November 1, inside the Shenzhen Talent Park, which opened on the same day to mark the city’s first Talent Day. SUSTech President Chen Shiyi was granted the title, “Talent Ambassador”by the city leaders.
During the conference, Shenzhen’s Party chief Wang Weizhong was there to give a speech in which he discussed how to continue to develop personnel and local talents.
The city leaders also granted "Talent Bole Award" title to SUSTech with a 4.15 million yuan bonus, as a reward for achieving an excellent profile in talent recruitment that tops the city. Since it foundation, SUSTech has attracted outstanding talents including academicians, “Thousand Talents Plan” experts and Shenzhen peacock teams.
Eleven high-end talents were given the title, “Talent Ambassador”, which includes SUSTech President Chen Shiyi. Each of the academicians, who work in Shenzhen full time, was awarded 1 million yuan working allowance. Academicians Xu Zhenghe, Gan Xiaohua and Wang Quan from the university got the award bonus.
Shenzhen Talent Day Conference
"Talent Bole Award" scene
Shenzhen "Talent Ambassador" letter of appointment
Chen makes a speech
President Chen was appointed as "Talent Ambassador" by the city’s Party Chief Wang Weizhong, who issued a letter of appointment to him.
Chen Shiyi said that this strengthened his enthusiasm to carry on contributing to the city and to China, and to follow the university’s philosophy "research, innovation, entrepreneurship". He also vowed to develop SUSTech into a world-class, research university, and continue to pilot reforms in the higher education sector.
Currently there are 18 academicians (including seven working full-time), 109 Thousand Talents Plan experts, 15 Changjiang scholars, and many young up and coming talents among the faculty, making SUSTech one of the most exciting and first-class institutes of the region.
Text: Ren Yi
Photo: Wang Kaiqiang
Translated by: Jeremy Welburn / Yingying Xia