Southern University of Science and Technology
南方科技大学

Why Study at Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Southern University of Science and Technology is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China. It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.

(1) Campus Overview

Southern University of Science and Technology campus creates a stunning backcloth for all that happens within the University. It offers unparalleled resources to the University community, including libraries, laboratories, and research centers to support scholarly work in nearly any field or discipline.

Surrounded by winding creeks and wooded hills, the campus occupies a two-square-kilometer site in Nanshan (Southern Mountain) district of Shenzhen. 

Despite the absorbing natural beauty, we now have 32 main buildings surrounded by abundant amenities for cultural and athletic purpose, which takes up about 210,000 square meters. To meet demands of students currently, we provide well-equipped classrooms that accommodate various class sizes, dedicated labs that assist teaching and science researches, modern faculty and administrative offices that ensure effectiveness and intimate study spaces that thrive the academic community. Meanwhile, our desirable library, which houses an extensive collection of books with access to our global library resources, immerses students into seas of knowledge. 

(2) Teaching Faculty

From the beginning of its establishment, Southern University of Science and Technology has paid high attention to talents team building, and continuously strengthened the introduction of teachers, and strived to establish human resource management system in accordance with modern university system, which includes talent review system, pay and welfare system, assessment and promotion system etc, and has preliminarily established an internationalized high-level teacher’s team.

Up to May, 2017, Southern University of Science and Technology has signed contracts and introduced 300 teachers, and 175 are full-time employments at school, of which 90% possess oversea work experience, and above 60% have work or study experience at universities of top 100 universities in the world. 43 people are entrants of State “Thousand Talents Program” and 61 are entrants of “Youth Thousand Talents Program.

(3) Discipline and Program

Southern University of Science and Technology has established 17 undergraduate majors now, including five science majors, i.e., physics, chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biological science; five engineering majors, i.e., biomedical engineering, micro-electronics science and technology, optical information science and engineering, communication engineering, materials science and engineering; and two economics majors, i.e., financial mathematics and finance.

Based on the credit system, tutorial system, and academy of classical learning system, taking the personalization, small class and internationalization as the features, Southern University of Science and Technology cultivates high-quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, outstanding ability, international view, social responsibility, creative spirit and practical ability through world class cultivation system of talents.

(4) Communication and international cooperation

International academic exchange is another area to which the institute has attached great importance. So far, Southern University of Science and Technology have established relationship on exchange and cooperation with more than 20 universities and institutions in United States, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Denmark, Poland, Turkey, etc. Currently, there are many international students from different countries enrolled at Southern University of Science and Technology. 

 

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