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.
Should children attend military training more than once? Should students study overseas or stay in China for their education? Answers to these and other common concerns expressed by parents of Chinese students were addressed at the City Co-Creation Forum on April 22. Co-hosted by Vanke Co. Ltd. and Shenzhen Special Zone Daily, the forum invited University Council Deputy Chairperson Li Fengliang to guest lecture on the future of education in Shenzhen.
Prof. Li Fengliang’s presentation revolved around Shenzhen’s education needs, the educational future for Chinese cities, and the future relationships between the city and education. Starting with Shenzhen’s goal of becoming a first-class, modern, international, innovative and future-oriented city, Li argued that Shenzhen’s educational standing should match that of its economy, and that China’s future social conditions should match the globalized urban education it is aiming for.
When elaborating on the relationship between city and future of education, Li Fengliang proposed that “five balances” shall be maintained: Chinese roots versus a global outlook, traditional views versus future challenges, laying a solid foundation versus constantly adapting to innovative trends, nurturing specialist technical skills versus all-around educational development, and teachers as the main educational force versus education from every source.
In addition, Li Fengliang urged the next generation of Shenzhen-ers to take forward-thinking initiatives and focus more on innovation, practice, inclusivity, and critical thinking skills, along with a strong national spirit and global view. Li also expressed the importance of bridging the gap between Chinese tradition and the globalized future.
Original Chinese Text: Li Ronghua
English Text: Fan Yining/Chris Edwards