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.
Former Chairman of University Council of SUSTech
LI Ming received his PhD in management from Xi'An Jiaotong University. From 1982 to 1992, Dr. LI Ming was Lecturer/Associate Professor at the Department of Social Science of Xi'an Jiao Tong University. From 1992 to 2013, Dr. LI served in an array of key positions in the government of Shenzhen Municipality, including Vice Mayor and Director of Public Security Bureau.
From 2014 to 2016, Dr. LI Ming was the Chairman of University Council of the Southern University of Science and Technology.
In May, 2016, he was appointed the Director of the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation (ICHEI-SHENZHEN).
Founding President of SUSTech，Academician of China Academy of Sciences
ZHU Qingshi was the President of the Southern University of Science and Technology from 2009 to 2014.
He received his first degree in 1968 from China University of Technology. He was awarded the Honorary doctorate of science from Soka University of Japan and Nottingham University.
Prof. ZHU is a famous physical chemist in China. He was elected as an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Science in 1991 and as an Academician of Third World Academy Of Sciences in 2001. He was the president of University of Science and Technology of China from 1998 to 2008. He was also elected as a Fellow of American Physical Society in 1995 and Institute of Physics in 2004.