Yangtze University College of Technology and Engineering was established in March 2004. It is an independent college established by the Ministry of Education and organized by the Yangtze University with a full-time general undergraduate and junior college-level education.
The college is located in the historical and cultural city of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River --- Jingzhou City, Hubei Province. Jingzhou was called “Jiangling” in ancient times. It was the capital of Chu in the Spring and Autumn Period, the birthplace of Chu culture and the center of the culture of the Three Kingdoms. It is located on the banks of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and in the hinterland of the Jianghan Plain. It is one of the first 24 Chinese historical and cultural cities announced by the State Council. It is an excellent tourist city in China, a national garden city, an important port city in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, and is known as the “Yangtze River Economic Belt”. The college has a beautiful environment and a pleasant scenery, is known as a garden-style college in Hubei Province.
The majors of the college enjoy obvious advantages with engineering as its priority, especially the petroleum disciplines. It is the only multi-disciplinary independent college in Hubei Province that takes petroleum as its exquisite discipline and combines cultural management disciplines as well. Now there are many teaching and research institutions, such as College of Resource Exploration Engineering, College of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, College of Mechanical Engineering, College of Information Engineering, College of Urban Construction, College of Management, Foreign Languages College, Department for Basic Teaching, Department for Physical Education, Department for the teaching of Ideological and Political Theory, Institute of Petroleum Technology, Institute of Information Technology, and Institute of Applied Chemistry.The college has a total of 25 majors for undergraduates and 11 majors for junior college students, and it boasts 18 college-level quality courses and 2 provincial-level quality courses. Among them, the “Exploration Technology and Engineering” major is the key construction major in Hubei Province; the “Mechanical Design Manufacturing and Automation” major is the pilot project for “Professional Comprehensive Reform” in Hubei undergraduate colleges and the provincial undergraduate program for cultivating strategic emerging (pillar) industry talents; the “Chemical Engineering and Technology” major is the undergraduate talent training project of the strategic emerging (pillar) industry; the two courses of “Digital Electronic Technology” and “Advanced Mathematics” are honored as the exquisite curriculum in Hubei Province.
Running conditions: There are 82 laboratories of various types in the college, 85 internship training bases inside and outside the college, 3.749 million books, and the total value of teaching and research equipment is 48.831 million yuan. There are 419 full-time teachers, 63% of whom have postgraduate qualifications, 37.23% of whom has a professional title of Associate Senior and above. Teachers from foreign countries such as the United States and Britain are also employed here .
Talent cultivation: The college always regards cultivating talents as the most fundamental task. With the philosophy of “all for students” and the purpose of serving the society, the college adheres to the motto of “integrity, responsibility, harmony, and diligence” and always adheres to the characteristics of running a school based on the needs of the society and the characteristics of students, and cultivates practical talents with strong adaptability, high innovative spirit and excellent entrepreneurial skills.
The college’s entrance examination results have achieved great success. The admission rate of undergraduate graduates ranks top among similar universities in Henan province. The acceptance rates in the past five years are 13.0%, 18.4%, 15.28%, 12.23% and 12.43% respectively.
The college encourages students to develop in an all-round way and attaches great importance on cultivating innovative talents. In the past five years, our students won 161 national awards, 486 provincial and ministerial awards, and obtained 9 utility model patents in the national and provincial-level knowledge and skills competitions of various disciplines. Meanwhile, the college participated in 50-odd scientific research projects in petroleum, machinery, chemical, information, civil engineering, etc. with an investment of more than 20 million yuan, and achieved fruitful results.
Award-winning system: The college has national scholarships, inspirational scholarships, national grants, outstanding student scholarships and other scholarships; there are China life scholarships, China Mobile scholarships, Jingzhou Zidian grants and other special corporate grants; there are pacemaker to merit students, merit students, and many outstanding individual awards such as outstanding student cadres; students who have passed the postgraduate entrance examination or won prizes in other various discipline competitions can also receive various special awards. The maximum amount of scholarships can reach 8000 yuan/year, and the proportion of students receiving scholarships can reach 30%.
Students with financial difficulties in the family can get a national grants of 2000-4000 yuan, and can also make a student-origin-based loan with the maximum amount of 8000 yuan/year. The college can also provide work-study jobs.
Further-learning channels: Fresh undergraduate graduates can take the “Master’s Degree” entrance exam, and the college has set up a special scholarship; junior college graduates can participate in the “general college entrance examination” exam to improve the academic level, and the junior college students can also participate in “Self-study Top-up Program” during their school study period, and obtain a bachelor’s degree after passing the specified exam. The college relies on Yangtze University to establish exchanges and cooperation with universities in the United States, Australia, Japan, South Korea and other countries, creating convenient conditions for students to study abroad.
Employment Prospects: the College attaches great importance to the employment of graduates and has accumulated a wealth of college-enterprise and college-government resources. At present, there are more than 400 cooperative enterprises and more than 260 agreement companies, which form an effective mechanism for educating students to ensure that graduates can be employed and well-employed.
In the future school-running practice, the college will steadily improve its school-running level and school scale according to the established school-running philosophy and development plan, adhere to the development path of “strengthening school with quality and characteristic”, broaden the school-running ideas, enrich the school-running philosophy, and strengthen the school-running characteristics. Our aim is to become a college with good reputation in the community.
Address: No. 85, Xueyuan Road, Jingzhou City, Hubei Province