Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province.
The SUSTech is a university dominated by science and engineering, combining part of characteristic humanities social sciences and management subjects.
The SUSTech cultivates quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, excellent ability, international view, social responsibility, innovative spirits and practical ability through the leading talent cultivation system on the basis of credit system, tutor system and college system and taking personalized, small class and international as features of talent cultivation.
The SUSTech has been determined as the experimental school of national higher education comprehensive reform. In April 2012, the Ministry of Education agreed to establish the school and give the school a great mission to explore the modern university system Chinese characteristics and training mode of innovative talents.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
SUSTech will adopt management mode of collegiate system for undergraduate students and create a wonderful college life for students by taking platforms such as college, Youth League Committee and communities as carriers.
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.
SUSTech, a full-time state-run regular institution of higher education leaded and governed by Guangdong Province, is an innovative university established in Shenzhen by the force of the whole city at high starting point and high positioning, aiming at rapid buildup an international high-level research university and an important base for China’s major science and technology research and top-notch innovative personnel cultivation.
In the aspect of undergraduate teaching, SUSTech sticks to the principle of “broadening (specialty) range, strengthening (discipline) basis, encouraging (discipline) cross, and choosing (major) in multiple times”, makes students master the research method and ideological system of academic sector and possess proper knowledge and ability structure; builds up platform for students to contact the frontier research results of the discipline (field) and participate in the frontier research of some certain discipline field. Undergraduate talents cultivation adopts “2 + 2” cultivation mode, i.e., the first and the second academic years in university have no major, conducts general electives and general education, and strengthen the discipline basis and general knowledge; in the third academic year in university, students can choose major according to their strong points and development requirements.
SUSTC 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, SUSTC 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.