Shihezi University Introduction
Shihezi University is the national “211 Project” key construction universities and colleges and universities in western countries, is now the Ministry of Education and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps to build, is “to enhance the overall strength of the Midwest Universities Project” (a province of one school) was selected universities.
Schools predecessor was born in September 1949 on his way into the People’s Liberation Army liberation of Xinjiang, in April 1996 under the Ministry of Agriculture, Shihezi Agricultural College, Shihezi Medical College, the Corps and the Corps economic College Teachers College merged to form.
The school has always adhere to the “based Corps, serving in Xinjiang, for the whole country in Central Asia,” the orientation, adhere to the “service for the purpose of the development contribution in” philosophy, adhere to the “Spirit of the Corps of educating people for Cultivating service” school characteristics, become Cultivating, an important force in the construction of the frontier.
The school has 11 major disciplines economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, Medicine, management, arts and so on. Has five disciplines doctorate authorization, covering 25 secondary discipline Doctorate programs; 23 an academic degree programs, 144 master’s degree in two disciplines relevant authorization; nine kinds of master degree authorization category , 84 undergraduate majors, four postdoctoral (research station). Existing national key disciplines and a national key disciplines (Foster) 1, provincial key disciplines and 13 provincial key disciplines (Foster) 1. There are three state-level teaching team, teacher 1 people, four state-level courses, specialty 5, an experimental teaching demonstration center, a bilingual education model curriculum, education quality video open class 3, the national Gifts resource sharing class 1, the National College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program 326. The school has a National Students’ Cultural Quality Education Base, school practice education base, the Ministry of Education Excellence (doctors, engineers, agriculture and forestry personnel) Pilot Higher education and training projects.
The school has a good teaching and research conditions. The campus area of 1.82 million square meters, building area of 1.17 million square meters, laboratory area of 150,000 square meters, green coverage rate of 43%. Has a well-equipped library, gymnasium, swimming pool, athletics hall, standard stadiums, halls and comprehensive teaching building and a number of landmarks, has four affiliated hospitals. Schools in 2011 was named “national civilized unit.”
The school has a staff of 2550 people, 1665 people full-time teachers, including distinguished Chinese Academy of Engineering 2, “Cheung Kong Scholars Program” Professor 2, 187 professors, associate professors and 556 people. The Ministry of Education Innovation Team has two, one named “Innovative promotion plan” Science and technological innovation leading young talents, Ministry of Education selected 13 “New Century Excellent Talents”, 3 were selected national talents, 4 who appeared in the “young people plan” – Xinjiang project, there have been 72 national or provincial (ministry) level title of outstanding contribution expert of the youth, 89 people become experts enjoy special government allowances.
Schools for the 31 provinces (cities, districts) enrollment, existing student 40185 people, including 22576 people ordinary junior college students, national defense 485, master and doctoral students 3735 people. School graduates for many years the employment rate remained at 90%. In recent years, the school has won the “college graduates nationwide employment advanced collective”, “national graduate employment 50 universities typical experience,” the honorary title.
Schools to carry out extensive exchanges and cooperation, the establishment of the Center for International Education, the establishment of a Confucius Institute in Kazakhstan. Has with the United States, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Austria, Japan, Korea and other countries, more than 40 universities and research institutions to carry out exchanges and cooperation in multi-level and wide-ranging, there have been 15 countries More than 600 people come to the school to study.
The school actively expand inter-school, school grounds, school-enterprise exchanges and cooperation.Peking University as head of the unit, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, East China University of Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University as deputy head of the unit, a team of University, Chongqing University, Jiangnan University, Foreign Economic and Trade University, Nanjing Normal University, South China Agricultural University as a member of the unit counterparts Support Shihezi University. The school has more than 20 domestic universities and inter-university cooperation agreement signed with the Corps, autonomous regions over the units have signed a cooperation agreement the school, and Xinjiang Tianye, Tianfu, Iraqi special forces, Tianshan aluminum and many other enterprises to establish a school-enterprise partnership.
Riding revitalization Midwest universities and Xinjiang Corps comprehensively deepen reforms of the spring, Shihezi University is moving in the construction of “advanced west, Central Asia class, internationally renowned and high-level university” goal.
(Updated: March 5, 2015)