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.
Winner of 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Music Zhou Long, a professor from SUSTech Arts Center, was one of only ten individuals to be honored with selection to the Thousand Talents Program by the country’s Central Organization Department.
Professor Zhou is a famous composer, Pulitzer Prize winner, and the first member of SUSTech’s staff to be selected under the Cultural and Artistic Talents Project.
Professor Zhou Long is a professor at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and has won numerous awards from organizations such as the US National Endowment for the Arts(ENA), American Academy of Arts and Letters Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2011, Professor Zhou was the first Chinese American to win a Pulitzer Prize for his opera, “Madame White Snake,” which won the award for Best Music. In 2017, Professor Zhou agreed to join the SUSTech Arts Center and applied for selection to the “Thousand Talents Program,” Cultural and Artistic Talents Project.
The Cultural and Artistic Talents Project is one of eight sub-programs of the “Thousand Talents Program,” one of the national talent programs organized by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs . It aims to nurture and encourage local talent development while playing an important role in bringing high-level overseas talent to China. This combination of domestic and foreign talent is important for the cultural development of higher education in China.
Text Chris Edwards / Xia Yingying