Shantou University a key comprehensive university under the “Project 211” program in Guangdong Province Shantou University (STU) was founded in 1981 and started student enrollment in 1983 with the approval of the State Council. As the only public university in the world that receives long-term funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, it is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. STU is located in Shantou, a city in Southeast China. Surrounded by mountain and water, the university campus is adorned by elegant and artistic buildings. It is the only institution of higher education in the Chaoshan area. With the implementation of the new paradigm of “system-based integrated teaching,” the College offers English-immersed courses to educate students in clinical medicine, medical ethics, scientific research and innovation, so as to develop practical medical abilities with high overall competence and innovation.
STU made great efforts to carry out the Advanced Undergraduate Education reform that mainly includes “Integrative Thinking” training, integrated education model, adaptable academic programming, as well as evaluation and continuous improvement of teaching quality. It has developed a series of featured teaching models such as Credit System of International Standard, English Enhancement Program, CDIO approach of engineering education and system-based integrated medical curriculum. In quest of a unique educational model, STU made tremendous efforts to integrate such educational aspects as community service, liberal arts and sportsmanship into its holistic approach to talent training.
Shantou University has 1 National Key Discipline, offers Cheung Kong Scholar Professorships, provides 3 Postdoctoral Programs, 1 Doctoral Program for first-level discipline and 25 Doctoral Programs for second-level disciplines, 10 Master’s Programs for first-level disciplines and 84 Master’s Programs for second-level disciplines, as well as 6 Professional Master's Degree Programs. It also has 1 National Key Laboratory and 5 Provincial Key Laboratories, 2 National Pilot Sites for Innovative Talents Training, 7 National Distinctive Programs, as well as 4 Provincial Branded Programs. The University now offers a comprehensive education system from bachelor to doctorate programs, including a 7-year master program in Clinical Medicine. Currently, STU has a staff of 5,113 and over 9,450 students and has nurtured nearly 70,000 graduates.
The University consists of ten colleges and schools, namely, College of Liberal Arts, College of Sciences, College of Engineering, Medical College, Law School, Business School, Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication, Graduate School, School of Continuing Education and Veritas College. It enrolls qualified students from all over the country. STU has established centers and laboratories, which conduct basic scientific research and directly serve local economic development, including the Artificial Intelligence Manufacturing Technology Laboratory funded by the Ministry of Education, STU Division of National Key Discipline in Molecular Pathology, Research Institute of Tumor Pathology, Marine Biology Laboratory of Guangdong Province, Image-processing Technology Key Laboratory of Guangdong Province, CAD/CAM Center, Laboratory for Wind Tunnel Testing, Laboratory for Structural Engineering, FMS Laboratory and Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition.
In 2012, the programs of Chemistry and Clinical Medicine are listed in the global top 1% of programs based on ESI（Essential Science Indicators) data, fully demonstrating the favorable results of the “211 Project”. STU is committed to the student-centered reform in terms of university administration and talent training, in order to cultivate talents with the motto, “Aspiration, Knowledge, Perseverance, and Achievement”. It is also planning to relocate the Medical College into the main campus and to develop a globally advanced curriculum focusing on life science. Since 2001, the University has conducted a profound internationalization-oriented reform, and overseas talents have been recruited to serve as provost, vice president and deans. Through a series of reforms in curriculum design, teaching, resources management and human resources system, it aims to offer a platform for the exploration of higher educational reform in China. With its successful innovations, the University was highly appraised by Comrade Li Lanqing, member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, as “the pilot site for higher educational reform in China.”
STU is strongly supported by the Central, Provincial, and Municipal authorities. The Current General Secretary visited the university in the early 1990s. Former General Secretary Jiang Zemin paid two visits to the university and wrote the following inscription as praise and encouragement to the staff and students: “The mission is demanding and the journey ahead is long.” Other leaders of the Central Government have also visited the university. Among them are President Hu Jintao, Premier Li Peng, NPC(National People's Congress), Chairman Qiao Shi, CPPCC Chairman Li Ruihuan, Vice Premier Li Lanqing and Vice Governor of Guangdong Wang Yang. In 2012, the Ministry of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation signed a tripartite agreement to co-develop STU. The agreement was reached to support STU’s continuing reform efforts geared to an internationally renowned and nationally elite university.
Shantou University covers an area of 1.26 km2 with a total floor space of 455,500m2. The university keeps expanding. Through the improvement of its infrastructure, such as the library, the stadium, and auditorium, the university works hard to provide students with a good learning environment and to improve the living community. To develop an environment that is conducive to the nurture of creative thinking among students and faculty members, they have created, and continue to create, a unique campus space that attempts to integrate people and their environment by retaining the small amount of existing greenery and installing a series of sculptures on the campus.
The international students will be put up in International Student Apartment with single occupancy with private bathroom and basic furniture. Hostel Fee – 14000 RMB/year
General Medicine – 60000 RMB/Year
Tianjin University is a fine university with standard syllabus, homely environment and friendly and talented teachers... more..POOJA SINGHAL (AGRA, UP)