South China University of Technology

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

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.

Education

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.

Research

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
2021
151
2020
151 50
2019
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
401
2021
401 100
2020
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
407 55
2021
462 18
2020
480
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
290 46
2020
336
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

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

A truly unforgettable experience at SCUT!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Well, On-campus learning was truly an experience for me, I enjoyed my lectures, I found my teachers quite interesting and I found my classmates even more interesting .I think the teachers for the most part did the best they could especially with online learning, which was a relatively new experience for everyone .

A journey to success
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying in SCUT is a great choice for everyone that like to study aboard, but unfortunately I couldn't study all my formation there due to COVID-19. Currently I'm in Morocco studying online.

DUE TO COVID I COULDN'T COMPLETE MY GRADUATIO REQUIREMENTS, NOW I DON'T HAVE ANY HOPE TO GO BACK, SO I WANNA MOVE ON TO OTHER UNIVERSITY FOR PHD PROGRAMME
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

needed to publish 2 papers, i did only 1

Guangzhou, Guangdong Sheng, China

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