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 February 5th, 2018, the first period of the Opera Director Talent Cultivation Project of the National Arts Fund, sponsored by SUSTech and undertaken by Shenzhen Grand Theatre, came to a close. Art masters, such as National Level 1 Director Chen Xinyi, China's first female opera and symphony conductor Zheng Xiaoying, gathered at SUSTech and guided 30 young artists.
Director Chen Xinyi
The training covered the responsibilities and practices of opera director, stage art, opera singing and the use of color. Artistic enjoyment was of paramount importance and trainees improved their capabilities as a director. The first period of the projects highlighted the art theory and practice of stage art director. The second period of the training will start in the summer.
The training scene
China National Arts Fund (CNAF) funded the project. Established in 2013, China National Arts Fund aims to promote the creation of artworks and cultivate artists.
SUSTech was the only university in Shenzhen to be awarded a National Arts Fund project in 2017, and the promotion and development of high-end arts education have long been an essential part of its strategic goals. As an emerging university of science and engineering, SUSTech places great emphasis on the mutual development of scientific and artistic qualities and strives to create a remarkable art education platform.
Text: Chen Zibing