Introduction to Sanda University
Sanda University (上海杉达学院, website) is a full-time private university founded in June 1992 by some professors from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Peking University and Tsinghua University under the background of Shanghai Pudong’s development and opening up. In August 1992, with the approval of Shanghai Higher Education Bureau, the school was named “Shandong University” and enrolled nationwide in the fall of that year; in February 1994, it was formally established with the approval of the National Education Commission; in March 2002, Approved by the Ministry of Education as a full-time general undergraduate college, the school is named “Shanghai Shanda College”, and is the first private undergraduate college in Shanghai; in August 2005, it was added to the Bachelor’s Degree with the approval of the Shanghai Degree Committee Degree-granting unit; in 2014, it passed the qualification assessment of undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education.
After 27 years of establishment, Sanda University adheres to the principles of non-profit and non-profit school running, adheres to the school running philosophy of “treating society with integrity, trusting society with rigorous education management, and rewarding society with higher education quality”, establishing board leadership, The principal is responsible, the political core guarantee of the party committee, professors’ academic management, and the democratic management system. The school is positioned to build a multi-disciplinary, international, high-level university of applied technology, and cultivate high-quality applied talents required for economic and social development.
Sanda University has two campuses, Shanghai Pudong and Jiashan, with a total area of 808 acres, a total building area of 300,000 square meters, teaching equipment and a total value of 200 million yuan, and a library of 1.28 million paper books. The school has 8 disciplines including economics, law, literature, engineering, management, arts, medicine, education, etc., 38 undergraduate majors, 6 specialized majors; now it has Shengxiang Business School, Management School, Information College of Science and Technology, College of Foreign Languages, College of Art Design and Media, College of International Medical Technology, College of Education, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Jiashan Guangbiao College (School Foundation Department), Marxism College, Hudong Institute of Technology, Physical Education Department, etc. College (department, department). There are currently more than 700 full-time teachers, of which 44.5% are teachers with a deputy or higher title, and 84.5% are teachers with a master’s degree or higher. There are more than 15,000 full-time students, including more than 14,000 undergraduates; since the establishment of the school, more than 40,000 talents at all levels have been trained.
Sanda University cooperates with large and medium-sized enterprises to establish platforms such as Fashion College, Marriott Hotel Management College, Huaqin College, Huawei ICT College, Shuguang Big Data College, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship College; establish cooperation with enterprises to conduct teaching and training, graduation design, and joint construction practices Models such as teaching bases have formed an industry-academia cooperation education pattern of “multiple subjects, flexible models, interaction, and social satisfaction.” The government supports special funds and self-owned funds to complete the investment, complete more than 80 subject-specific professional construction projects, and has a comprehensive experimental training teaching center, a mechatronic engineering experimental teaching center, a modern medical technology comprehensive experimental center, and a hotel management experimental teaching center. And more than 150 professional teaching laboratories.
The school draws on the international school model, and jointly develops a joint school project talent training plan with foreign partners, implements mutual recognition of credits; introduces foreign teachers and outstanding teachers with international backgrounds, sets up Chinese and foreign teaching teams, and uses international high-quality curriculum resources to reform teaching content and teaching Methods and assessment methods. The school has established intercollegiate cooperation exchange agreements and cooperation projects with 83 universities in 23 countries and regions, and all secondary colleges have cooperation exchange programs.
Sanda University has “National-level specialty” construction sites; “Undergraduate Teaching Projects” national college students’ off-campus practical education base construction projects, and the first batch of Shanghai universities ’innovation and entrepreneurship education experimental bases; Shanghai ’s first-class undergraduate construction leading program cultivation projects; Undergraduate key teaching reform project, professional comprehensive reform pilot project, application-oriented undergraduate pilot program; Shanghai Teaching Achievement Award, Excellent Courses, Key Courses, All-English Demonstrative Courses, Excellent Teaching Materials; Shanghai Famous Teacher, “Overseas “Famous Teachers” project; pilot training mode of vocational education in middle and high vocational schools and middle school; education and teaching achievements such as the first prize of outstanding achievements in party building and ideological and political work in private colleges and universities nationwide.
For each student’s lifelong development, Sanda University strengthens management, guides self-confidence, and leads autonomous learning, develops foreign language and computer skills, and develops basic qualities such as teamwork and interpersonal communication. Students have achieved outstanding results in various discipline competitions at all levels, and have won a large number of national, provincial and municipal competition awards. In the past three years, the average employment rate of university graduates was 98%, which was higher than the city and similar universities.
Sanda University is the founding school of Shanghai Private University Demonstration School, the first batch of pilot units to implement modern university system construction in Shanghai; the first batch of member units of the China University of Applied Sciences (College) Alliance; Data The first batch of pilot universities in China’s “Hundred Schools Project” project; the first members of the Innovation and Innovation Alliance of the School Planning and Construction Development Center of the Ministry of Education. The school has won national advanced civil organizations, Chinese social organization “Five A” units, China ’s private higher education institutions, national demonstration units for open democratic management of factories, Shanghai May 1st labor awards, 2017-2018 (the first ) Shanghai Civilized Campus, Shanghai Civilized Unit (2003-present) and other honorary titles. The party committee of the school was awarded the title of “Shanghai Advanced Primary Party Organization” by the Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China, and the “Five-Good” Primary Party Organization of Shanghai by “Being the Best in the World The Expo Pioneer Action”.