At the start of the 2019 spring semester, SUSTech has launched the "Top Ten Achievementa of Southern University of Science and Technology in 2018." It has been an amazing year for SUSTech, with SUSTech faculty members and students making remarkable achievements in all aspects of its development.

May 10 saw the Academic Degree Committee of the State Council announce that SUSTech has been successful in its application for a doctoral degree awarding unit, becoming the fastest university in mainland China to obtain doctoral authorized units. On September 26, Times Higher Education (THE) published its "World University Ranking 2018-2019". SUSTech entered for the first time and was ranked eighth in mainland China. SUSTech ranked fourth among the rising stars of the Nature Index 2018 released in September, and first among the rising stars of young universities. The Department of Chemistry and Department of Materials Science and Engineering both entered the top 1% of ESI globally. On November 13, Guangdong Province announced the list of universities to be built under the plan for promoting key academic disciplines and higher education institutions. SUSTech was selected as a high-level university to focus on the development of higher education institutions.

SUSTech’s achievements reflect positively on the effort of everyone on campus. 2018 will be forever recorded in the annals of SUSTech and is a new starting point for the common goals.

In the new semester under the new era, SUSTech will reflect on its past achievements and continue from a new starting point. SUSTech will continue to carry forward the spirit of "daring to try, seeking truth and pragmatism, reforming and innovating, and pursuing excellence". SUSTech will strive for Double First-Class status. With a higher historical position and a wider international perspective, SUSTech will build a world-class university, rooted in China. SUSTech will write better chapters on the road to finding better educational examples.

2019 appears to be both promising and exciting.

A Solid Foundation Strengthens the Development of the Party work

In 2018, the SUSTech party committee adhered to the "all-around leadership of the party and the governance of modern universities, in order to make the party building work well with the attitude of reform and innovation.


The development of different academic disciplines has created “SUSTech speed,” as distinct from “Shenzhen speed”

In 2018, the construction of discipline system in SUSTech has achieved fruitful results. The speed, accuracy and height of discipline construction have attracted great attention, creating "SUSTech speed" in building a cost-effective, fruitful and erudite training system that works in domestic universities.


SUSTech seeks to promote the construction of a “Double World-Class” university

In 2018, our school takes the construction of first-class disciplines as the leader, takes reform and innovation as the driving force, and fully promotes the construction of “Double World-Class”, laying a solid foundation for the early entry into the national “Double World-Class” construction and realizing the construction goals of world-class research universities.


Development of Scientific Research Platforms Several research platforms are highlighted below

In 2018, new progress was made in the construction of scientific research platform in our university. Four provincial and ministerial scientific research platforms were approved, including one key laboratory of the Ministry of Ecological Environment, one key laboratory of Guangdong Province and two key laboratories of the Department of Education of Guangdong Province.


The academic influence of our faculty members and lecturers who have won many honors at home and abroad is increasing day by day

In 2018, in addition to teaching, teachers at SUSTech have also made significant achievements in scientific research, academic influence and other aspects.


SUSTech is fully committed to undergraduate education

In 2018, on the basis of exploring the cultivation of top-notch innovative talents in recent years, SUSTech adheres to the principle of putting morality first and comprehensively summarizes the rules of experience, by focusing on undergraduate education.


First-class liberal arts development is on the way

In 2018, adhering to the idea that first-class universities of science and engineering should also have first-class liberal arts, SUSTech will actively explore the new trend and path of liberal arts construction of world-class universities of science and engineering, and take a solid step in liberal arts construction.


A series of cultural activities are creating a wonderful and happy SUSTech

On January 12, 2018, SUSTech issued the Outline of Action for Cultural Construction of SUSTech in the Next Five Years (2018-2022). It further promoted the connotative development of the school with its own ideological and cultural characteristics, focusing on the special mission of the ideological and cultural formation period in the process of its establishment and development.


Developing deeper international exchanges and cooperations

In 2018, SUSTech continued to promote in-depth international cooperation and exchanges. A number of world-class academic forums and summits were held at SUSTech, and many leaders from leading universities from around the world offered suggestions and suggestions for the development of SUSTech. Numerous world-class universities cooperated with SUSTech, further enchancing SUSTech’s international influence.


SUSTech’s influence continues to grow rapidly

In 2018, the influence of SUSTech continued to increase rapidly, and our international authority ranking reached a new high.