Dongguan City College
Dongguan City College (东莞城市学院, website) is an independent college established in June 2004 with the approval of the Ministry of Education. In 2009, it was co-organized by Dongguan University of Technology and Guangdong Hongfa Investment Group Co., Ltd., and in 2011, in accordance with the school goal of “establishing a first-class university and running a century-old school”, it chose to build a new campus in Liaobu Town, Dongguan City.
The college is located next to Songshan Lake Avenue in Liaobu Town, Dongguan City, with convenient transportation and beautiful environment. The planned land area of the campus is 1,228 mu, and the construction area is 440,000 square meters. The campus construction attaches great importance to ecological environmental protection, relying on the original natural environment features, taking “mountain, water, trees, people” as the design concept and cleverly using traditional Lingnan architectural elements to achieve a harmonious blend of people, nature and architecture. , Can be called Lingnan garden-style school. Modern facilities such as school teaching, living, and activities are readily available, making it a good place to study and learn.
City College of Dongguan University of Technology is based in Dongguan, serves Guangdong, and is guided by market demand. It has gradually established a discipline and professional system focusing on management, engineering, management, engineering, economics, literature, law, art, and science. ; Adhere to teaching as the center, promote research with teaching, cultivate high-quality application talents with solid basic knowledge, strong practical ability, and innovation and entrepreneurship, and strive to build schools to adapt to and promote regional economic and social Development and distinctive application-oriented undergraduate colleges.
City College of Dongguan University of Technology has 13 teaching units and 41 undergraduate majors; 92 professional laboratories, more than 200 off-campus teaching practice bases, 24 university-level scientific research institutions, and more than 20 research institutes and The company has established a “production-study-research” relationship. There are more than 20,000 ordinary full-time students. The school has set up awards such as the Hongfa Scholarship and the Outstanding Freshman Scholarship to assist students.
In the process of running the school, the City College of Dongguan University of Technology focuses on improving the quality of personnel training, focusing on education and teaching reforms, and institutional mechanism innovations, giving full play to the advantages of the system, location, and cooperation. Teaching conditions and standards have improved teaching and research conditions and living facilities, and all indicators have met the standards. The school has achieved great results in professional construction, teaching research, and personnel training. The school won 3 second prizes in the 6th, 7th, and 9th Guangdong Educational Teaching Achievement Awards; completed provincial experiments such as the commercial experimental teaching center, the electronic information technology experimental teaching demonstration center, and the engineering training teaching center. Teaching demonstration center, electronic information engineering, accounting and other provincial applied talent training demonstration majors, insurance, logistics management, security engineering and other provincial professional comprehensive reform pilot projects. At the same time, the school has software-specific engineering, mechanical design and manufacturing, and automation, international economics and trade, and other specialty projects under construction at the provincial level.
City College of Dongguan University of Technology actively carried out school-enterprise co-construction and collaborative education work, and jointly organized cloud financial management excellence classes with Xindao Technology Co., Ltd. and Guangdong Honggao Construction Group Co., Ltd. “Honggao Outstanding Engineer” innovation class, etc., the school-enterprise collaborative education work has been progressing steadily.
The research capacity of City College of Dongguan University of Technology has been gradually improved. In the past four years, many teachers have come to undertake national scientific research projects, and the research results have been increasing. Among them, 3 projects were awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1 project was awarded by the National Social Science Fund, 29 national patents were granted, 372 education reform topics were undertaken, and 877 academic papers were published.
City College of Dongguan University of Technology has organized students for many times in the National University Students Advanced Mapping Technology and Product Information Modeling Innovation Competition, National Software Design Competition, National University Student Mathematical Modeling Competition, “China Youth Infinity Cup” College Student Green Animation Design Competition And other national competitions, and won numerous awards.
City College of Dongguan University of Technology has excellent teaching style and study style, the quality of education and teaching has been steadily improved, and the quality of students has been comprehensively improved. The data released by the Provincial Department of Education shows that the employment rate of graduates of our school has been above 98% for several years.
The City College of Dongguan University of Technology has a self-owned faculty with relatively stable staff, reasonable professional academic structure, and meeting teaching needs. The school also employs professors, experts and scholars, senior government officials, industry associations and companies’ experts as well-known professors or part-time professors in well-known universities throughout the country, and Taiwan and foreign teachers are hired as teaching staff all year round.
To help teachers grow and develop, the school has established a “teacher development center”, a teacher development advisory committee, and a youth teacher development fund. The enterprise annuity system was implemented in September 2015, becoming the first university in Guangdong to implement the “five insurances and two pensions” system, and has been highly praised by the education sector and society.
City College of Dongguan University of Technology actively serves Dongguan and actively integrates into local economic and social construction. Starting from the actual situation in Dongguan, more than 10 scientific research institutions serving Dongguan have been established, including the Dongguan Manufacturing Equipment Intelligent Collaborative Innovation Development Center. Promote the reform and innovation of scientific research systems and mechanisms that meet local needs, and strive to achieve a win-win goal of regional economic and social development and the improvement of the overall innovation ability of schools.
The City College of Dongguan University of Technology has vigorously strengthened international exchanges and cooperation, expanded in-depth cooperation with overseas universities or jointly trained students. At present, it has carried out with more than ten well-known universities such as the Central and Western State University in the United States, the University of Huddersfield, the University of the West of England, the University of Canberra, the University of South Queensland, the University of Canada, Kwantlen University of Technology, Kyungnam University, and Huxi University in South Korea. Extensive academic exchanges and cooperation, including short semester exchanges, mutual recognition of credits “2 + 2”, “3 + 1” undergraduate joint training, master’s degree promotion and other projects. The school also actively carried out cooperation and exchanges between Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, carried out sponsored graduate programs with Macau University of Science and Technology, and City University of Macau, and carried out close teacher and student exchange programs with more than ten universities such as Tamkang University and Datong University in Taiwan. The school is also equipped with a language training center, offering intensive IELTS courses, Korean courses and other training, creating a good atmosphere for further education.
The City College of Dongguan University of Technology has stepped up its efforts to train and teach abroad (overseas) and build overseas teacher training bases. Send teachers and managers to the United States, as well as Taiwan, Hong Kong and other overseas universities to visit and discuss, to open up the teacher’s international perspective and promote the innovative development of the school.
The City College of Dongguan University of Technology implements a connotative campus culture development strategy and cultivates a university culture with rich connotations and distinctive characteristics. Adhere to the core of building excellent school, teaching, and learning styles, and focus on optimizing the construction of campus cultural environment, give full play to the function of cultural education, continuously improve cultural tastes, and strive to create a youthful and positive campus culture atmosphere. A campus science and cultural activity brand with Dongguan characteristics and youth characteristics. The school also encourages, supports and helps students strengthen foreign exchange learning, select outstanding individuals and teams to participate in various national, provincial and municipal competitions. Carry out the “Tsing Ma Project” cadre three-level and ten-level training system, the school’s “two festivals and one summer”, and connect with Guangdong Province’s cultural and arts festival, science and technology festival, as well as climbing plans, challenge cups, innovation and entrepreneurship competitions, and strengthen the cultivation of college students’ innovative awareness And employment skills improvement. The school regularly conducts various professional characteristics competitions such as business simulation market, oral expression contest, and campus singer contest to enrich campus cultural life, cultivate students’ ideological sentiment, consolidate professional knowledge, display student talents, and inherit the spiritual culture of university students.