Anyang University (formerly known as Humanity Management College of Anyang Normal University), established in April 2003, is an institution of higher education approved by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. The university successfully passed the acceptance of the expert group from the National Higher Education Establishment Evaluation Committee in October, 2015 and was officially renamed Anyang University in May, 2016.
The univeristy is located in Anyang City, Henan Province, which is the National-Level Historical and Cultural City and one of the Eight Ancient Capitals of China. Located in the northernmost part of Henan Province, Anyang City is situated at the intersection of Shanxi Province, Hebei Province and Henan Province, and serves as an important gateway for the Central Plains Economic Zone to connect with Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region and Bohai Economic Zone. Therefore, it has outstanding advantages in the aspects of transportation location, industrial base and cultural resources. In addition, it is also the only city in Henan Province that is integrated into the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration. Anyang is a world-famous world cultural heritage site- the location of Yin Ruins, the capital of Chinese characters, the hometown of oracle bone inscriptions, the birthplace of Hongqi Canal Spirit, and is also widely known as the Cultural Tourism City of China, the National Garden City, one of China’s Top Ten Characteristic Leisure Cities, the Capital of China’s Air Sports, the Famous Calligraphy City of China and the Important Industrial Base of Henan Province.
The university has more than 20,000 full-time students at school, and is an ideal place for studying and living with various well-arranged buildings and the beautiful environment. With well-equipped teaching facilities and perfect the teaching instruments and equipment, it could fully meets the requirements of the experimental teaching and the opening of corresponding subjects. The documentary collections are abundant, including paper and electronic documents as well as a variety of newspapers, periodicals and Chinese and foreign databases. Possessing abundant teaching resources and gathering large numbers of renowned teachers, the university has a teaching team with large quantity, high academic qualifications, rich teaching experiences and outstanding achievements in scientific research. The team includes 1 National Model Teacher, 1 Outstanding University Teacher in Henan Province, 1 Excellent Expert in Henan Province, 2 National Outstanding Teachers of Zeng Xianzi Education Foundation, 1 medalist of Labor Medal in Henan Province, 1 Academic Leader of key disciplines in Henan Province, and 1 Outstanding Expert of Anyang City. By the end of 2017, the universality has published more than 800 academic papers as well as more than 80 monographs and textbooks, undertaken more than 900 scientific research projects, won more than 70 scientific research awards, and received the approval of 2 appearance patents.
The university is established with beautiful scenery, elegant environment and scientific planning, and the campus is mainly composed of four major areas: study area, living area, leisure area and sports area. The study area is equipped with first-class modern classrooms, laboratories, training centers, and study rooms, which provide sufficient hardware support for students to further their study. The living area is equipped with four provincial-level civilized restaurants, standardized apartments, multi-purpose supermarkets and medical service centers. In the leisure area, man-made lakes stretch for nearly 100 mu with water rippling under wind and fish swimming in the limpid lake; tens of thousands of famous trees are green and lush, full of vitality; environment here is tranquil and pleasant with birds singing on the branch and flowers blossoming in the garden. The sports area is equipped with the standardized football field, the lighted basketball court, the volleyball court and the tennis court, which make it an ideal place for students to enjoy fitness and entertainment.
The university implements the strategy of “developing the university through high quality”, always puts the “overall improvement of teaching quality” as the first consideration, establishes the “multi-level, developmental and characteristic outlook on teaching quality”, set the quality objectives of “continuously improving the quality of teaching and scientific research, striving to develop the quality of personnel training, constantly improving the quality of management and services” quality, perfect the quality standards of teaching, research, management and services, and improve the quality assurance system, accelerating the long-term and stabilized improvement of the overall education and teaching quality of the school.
The university has a strong academic atmosphere and calls on students to “graduate with 7 certificates in hand”, which means that each student should obtain the following certificates: 1. diploma; 2. Certificate of Degree; 3. Certificate of CET (College English Test) 4 & 6 / Certificate of TEM (Test for English Major) 4 & 8; 4. NCRE (National Computer Rank Examination) Certificate; 5. Certificate of Putonghua Proficiency Test; 6. Teacher Qualification Certificate; 7. various professional qualification certificates such as Certificate of Accounting Professional, Certificate of Senior and Semi-Senior Accountants, Certificate of Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Test, Marketing Qualification Certificate, Certificate of Human Resources Professional, Qualification Certificate of Architect, Certificate of Logistics Manager and rating certificates for vocal music, instrumental music and dance, etc.
The university has set up the “Humanities Forum”, regularly inviting experts and foreign scholars from the well-known universities such as Tsinghua University, Nankai University, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Zhengzhou University and Henan University to deliver academic reports, which broadens the horizons of teachers and students of the university. In the meantime, the university selects excellent teachers to go out for academic and cultural exchanges in each academic year.
Taking the “Cultivation of People” as the foundation, the university insists on the running concept of “ ‘strengthening moral education and cultivating people’, ‘unifying the knowledge and the action’, ‘establishing the university with characteristics’ and ‘improving the university with cultures’, advocates the academic atmosphere of “for people, for learning, for erudition, for practising”, implements the school ethos of “Great Wisdom, Broad Mind, High Principle”, develops the university spirit of “loving the Country, loving the school, tranquility, curiousness”, and further, based on Anyang and Facing Henan, adjusts the requirements in combination with the economic and social development and industrial structure of the region to cultivate high quality practical talents with the high sense of social responsibility and professional ethics as well as the outstanding innovation spirit and practical ability.
The school will seize the development opportunity of higher education reform and university transformation, take the talent cultivation as the foundation and the student employment as the orientation, innovate the talent training mechanism, improve the quality of personnel training, and strive to construct the school as an high-level applied technical university with excellent conditions, standardized management and distinctive characteristics.