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 the evening of Saturday, March 31st, 2018, the Residential Colleges at SUSTech hosted the Fifth Regional Culture Festival, with this year’s theme being “Coming from different places, gathering in SUSTech”.
Students prepared stalls from 22 of China’s provinces and were joined by students and staff with international stalls from countries like Cambodia, the United States of America and a variety of countries across Europe. Throughout the culture festival, you can enjoy the fantastic show of traditional customs as well as delicious food, feeling the unique culture remained in the food.
Students of SUSTech gave a wonderful performance, such as lion dance, musical performances using traditional instruments, folk dance, hip-hop, and rap in dialects, pushing the atmosphere to the climax. The lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a lion costume to bring good luck and fortune. Students’ performance combines classic and modern elements, giving other students a better understanding of unique traditional Chinese culture.
Along with fantastic performance and delicious food, all sorts of activities also attracted large audiences. The other activities included sugar painting, making clay figurine, playing the diabolo, guessing lantern riddles and rolling hoops. International faculty members and students also showed some colorful elements of their international cultures to widen students’ knowledge of other cultures from around the world.
“Participating in the culture festival is a good chance for us to learn more about the unique culture of different areas and countries.” One participant said. “It’s also a good opportunity for us to show the culture of our hometown.”
The Regional Culture Festival promotes cultural diversity and multiple cultures of SUSTech and has become the largest and most popular activity organized by students at SUSTech.
Source: Student Union
Text: Tong Xiaojin/Chris Edwards
Photography:Zhang Yuzhao, Huang Wenyu, Xie Ting, Chen Yanwei, Zhu Weikai,
Zhan Zejin, Hu Xinyu, Liu Yudong, Liu Yazhuo