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.
On December 12, 2017, a delegation from CPC’s Central Organization Department, led by Deputy Director of Talents Department Niu Weixong, visited SUSTech to hold talks with the university leaders.
Senior officers from the Guangdong Provincial Party Committee Organization Department and Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Organization Department were also present. SUSTech University Council Chairperson Guo Yurong, President Chen Shiyi, faculty representatives including members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Thousand Talents Plan, and many other scholars attended the talks. Research meeting chaired by Chairperson Guo.
On the site of the meeting
Guo Yurong presided over the talks
During the meeting, Guo Yurong thanked the Central Organization Department, the Provincial Organization Department, the Shenzhen Municipal Party Committee Organization Department and others present for their long-term support for the development of SUSTech. She said that SUSTech is a new university in a new era, that the Ministry of Education officially approved its establishment in 2012, coinciding with the 18th CPC National Congress, and that during that period the university has made phenomenal progress.
President Chen gave a presentation on the university
President Chen Shiyi then followed with a presentation about SUSTech in which he introduced the mission and the goal of the university, as well as its 3-step development strategy, its discipline construction, faculty, talent recruitment policy, scientific research, international cooperation, and various other aspects in a report entitled “Building a world-class research university rooted in China”.
Niu Weihong’s speech
Nui Weihong then followed with a speech, in which he fully endorsed the achievements of SUSTech and underlined his high hopes for its future development.
He said that to accumulate so many high-end talents in 5 years starting from nothing was phenomenal, as well as climbing up the Nature Index rankings, and that SUSTech was well on track to fullfil its goal of becoming an innovative university. As a pilot university aiming to reform education, SUSTech has taken the lead in reforming the education system and has played a leading role which is worthy of study. Niu Weihong also elaborated on the personnel service policy, and listened to the opinions and suggestions of the delegates.
Before the meeting, Niu Weihong and his entourage visited the Campus Development model table.
Text: Huang Fujiashun
Photos: Wang Kaiqiang