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SZTU founding ceremony successfully held

Edited by:Emily(文佩玲)Release Time:2019/11/28

The founding ceremony of Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) was successfully held on November 27, 2019, eleven months before which the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China officially wrote to the People’s Government of Guangdong Province, approving the establishment of SZTU. Hosted by Wang Lixin, deputy mayor of Shenzhen, SZTU founding ceremony brought together more than 2,600 witnesses, including several distinguished guests.


More than 2,600 people attend the founding ceremony of SZTU. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

 

Wang Lixin, deputy mayor of Shenzhen, hosts the founding ceremony. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

 

Wang Weizhong, secretary of Shenzhen Communist Party Committee and deputy secretary of Guangdong Communist Party Committee, Lou Xuqing, associate counsel of Development Planning Department, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, Xing Feng, deputy director-general of Education Department of Guangdong Province, Li Xiaogan, director of Publicity Department of Shenzhen Communist Party Committee, Gao Zimin, secretary-general of Shenzhen Communist Party Committee, Wang Lixin, deputy mayor of Shenzhen, Tao Yongxin, secretary of Pingshan District Party Committee, Li Yong, deputy secretary and mayor of Pingshan District, Kuang Bing, director of Market Supervision Administration of Shenzhen Municipality, Qiao Hengli, director-general, Construction Affairs Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Xu Jianling, deputy director-general of Shenzhen Education Bureau, Li Qingquan, president of Shenzhen University, Li Fengliang, vice-chairperson of Southern University of Sciences and Technology, Zhang Jihong, Party secretary of SZTU, Ruan Shuangchen, president of SZTU, Zhang Yanhong, deputy Party secretary and secretary of Committee for Discipline Inspection of SZTU, Xu Gang, vice president of SZTU, witnessed the founding ceremony.


Wang Weizhong, secretary of Shenzhen Communist Party Committee and deputy secretary of Guangdong Communist Party Committee, places high expectations on the future development of SZTU. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

 

Wang Weizhong emphasized an important fact that Shenzhen would always give priority to education development, including strong support for the development of new universities like SZTU. He hoped that SZTU could learn from the essence of craftsmanship and cultivate talents with applied sciences and technology. He was confident that SZTU would be a young yet promising university contributing to the development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and a demonstration pilot zone for socialism with Chinese characteristics in Shenzhen.

 

Lou Xuqing, associate counsel of Development Planning Department, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, congratulates SZTU on its establishment. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

 

Lou Xuqing announced a document that recognized the formal establishment of SZTU. The document revealed the position and mission of this young university. It called for greater efforts and support from Guangdong Provincial government and Shenzhen government to improve the speed and quality of SZTU construction. In the long term, SZTU will do a better job at providing quality education for students and contributing to the local economic and social development.

 

Prof. Ruan Shuangchen promises to provide more quality education for students. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

 

President of SZTU Ruan Shuangchen claimed the 1,400 days of SZTU’s rapid development as a miracle in Shenzhen. He pointed out that over the past three more years, with huge support from the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, Guangdong Provincial government and Shenzhen government, SZTU has made remarkable achievements on campus construction, talent introduction, talent cultivation and system management.

 

As a student representative, Tan Chang, freshman from College of Creative Design, shares her thoughts about SZTU with vivid examples. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

 

Tan Chang, freshman from College of Creative Design, expressed her gratitude to SZTU for the mass opportunities for academic exchanges and cross-cultural communication. More importantly, she mentioned the humane sentiments embedded in SZTU construction and management. In the next three years, she looked forward to making a difference in her life and growing up with SZTU.

 

Prof. Zhang Jihong (the second one from the right), Party secretary of SZTU, and Prof. Ruan Shuangchen (the second one from the left), president of SZTU, accompany the guests to visit the campus. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]

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