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South China University of Technology

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Social Sciences (1)



The university was formerly known as the South China Institute of Technology, which was first founded in 1952 by merging the engineering schools and departments of several major universities and polytechnic institutes from five provinces, including Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Jiangxi.


It is a public research-intensive university directly governed by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Located in the city of Guangzhou, a thriving metropolis in South China, the university today covers a total area of 391 hectares, consisting of three campuses: the Wushan Campus, the University Town Campus, and the Guangzhou International Campus.


South China University of Technology (SCUT) is a key and comprehensive research-oriented university under “Project 985” and “Project 211”. It bears outstanding scientific research capacity with 3 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4 of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 foreign academician of Russian Academy of Engineering, 22 Chang Jiang Scholars and 30 receivers of the National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. It has 2,147 graduate instructors, including 749 doctoral supervisors.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
151 50
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
290 46
336 25
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
401 100
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
462 18
480 61
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Housing services

The student's office of the School of International Education (SIE) is in Room 208, Building No. B1 Office hours: 8:50am to 12:00pm, 13:50pm to 17:00pm, from Monday to Friday. For students office of the School of International Education (SIE) is in Room 208, Building No. B1 Office hours: 8:50am to 12:00pm, 13:50pm to 17:00pm, from Monday to Friday.

Library services

The library of South China University of Technology was established in 1952, with the Foreign Textbooks Centre directly under the State Ministry of Education and the Novelty Search Workstation at the ministerial level authorized by the State Ministry of Education, is among one of the largest libraries of the key polytechnic universities.

ICT services

Each dorm room is equipped with an internet connection. To connect to the internet in your room, please go to the Internet Administration Office which is located on the first floor of Building D1, Internet Center.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Wushan Campus
  • University Town Campus

Student Reviews

My first time on-line student experience
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

because it is my first time to study through on-line

Do not study in China
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Disappointed of the level of education and staffs.

International nomad and interpreter looking for a sponsor
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Teachers are not as good as a person would expect from an internationally recognized university, studies there are bellow average. Student life is bearable because of other international students

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