Wuxi Institute of Technology
Wuxi Institute of Technology
Introduction to Wuxi Institute of Technology
Wuxi Institute of Technology (无锡职业技术学院, website) is a state-owned and public full-time higher vocational college located in Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province. The school’s predecessor was the Wuxi Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing School established by the former Ministry of Agricultural Machinery in March 1959; it was renamed the Wuxi Machinery Manufacturing School of Jiangsu Province in March 1979; it was upgraded to an ordinary higher vocational school with the approval of the Ministry of Education in July 1999 and was renamed Wuxi Vocational Institute of Technology, under the Education Department of Jiangsu Province. The school is one of the first batch of “National Demonstrative Higher Vocational Colleges”. In 2012, it began to test-run four-year vocational undergraduate education to train undergraduate-level technical and technical personnel. In 2019, it ranked fourth in the country in the competitiveness ranking of vocational colleges.
Wuxi Institute of Technology has two campuses, Zhongqiao and Taihu. The school covers an area of more than 850 acres, with a building area of 367,700 square meters. The total assets are 1.1 billion yuan, of which the total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is 228 million yuan, and the library has 1.3 million books. Currently it has the School of Mechanical Technology, the School of Control Technology, the School of Internet of Things Technology, the School of Automotive and Transportation, the School of Management, the School of Finance and Economics, the School of Foreign Languages and Tourism, the School of Art and Design, the Huafei Aviation Institute, the Teaching Department of Basic Courses, the School of Marxism, There are 14 teaching units including the Ministry of Physical Education, the International Education College, and the Irish College. At present, there are more than 13,800 full-time junior college students and international students, and more than 800 teaching staff.
Wuxi Institute of Technology has more than 50 professors and more than 100 doctors. Among them, there are 2 national teaching teachers, 4 provincial teaching teachers, 1 expert who enjoys special government allowances from the State Council, 4 national teaching teams, 6 provincial “blue and blue project” technology innovation teams, and Academician Yang Shuzi and Academician Yao Jianyi High-level experts and scholars, Gu Qiuliang, Huang Cheng and other great-country artisans and skill masters are part-time professors. More than 30 foreign teachers teach at the school all year round. Currently, there are 48 majors suitable for the equipment manufacturing industry and emerging industries, including 6 undergraduate majors. It has 2 pilot education reform majors from the Ministry of Education, 4 first national demonstration majors, 2 key financial support major construction majors, 2 provincial university brand majors, 5 provincial high-level backbone majors, 4 provincial key construction specialty groups, and There are 8 majors in branding and specialties, and 3 majors in branding and specialties in the national machinery industry. The school presides over the construction of two national-level professional teaching resource banks of numerical control technology and Internet of things technology, and has 13 national-level excellent courses, 13 national-quality resource-sharing courses, and 36 national planning textbooks. The school has won 2 first prizes, 3 second prizes, 3 special prizes for provincial teaching achievements, and nearly 20 first and second prizes. The school also sponsors a national vocational education journal “Mechanical Vocational Education” and an academic journal “Journal of Wuxi Vocational and Technical College”.
Wuxi Institute of Technology has built a practice teaching base on campus. Currently, there are 2 national training bases, 5 provincial training bases, 2 provincial higher vocational education production-education in-depth integration training platform projects, 4 basic experimental centers, 8 professional training centers, and There are “National Vocational Skills Appraisal Office” and “Jiangsu Machinery Vocational and Technical Education Center”, etc., and vocational skill training and appraisal for 63 types of work have been set up, so that the rate of obtaining student diplomas and vocational skills certificates has reached 95%. More than 200 internship bases have been established outside the school, of which more than 100 enterprises have become the top job internship bases for the school’s “work-study combination”.
The school attaches great importance to improving the comprehensive quality of students. Since 2011, Wuxi Institute of Technology has taken the lead in exploring the construction of a cultural quality education system among similar institutions in the country. It opens nearly a hundred cultural quality education courses every year and has built more than 20 cultural quality courses ; Established more than 30 quality education practice bases outside the school to actively cultivate students’ professional ability and innovation ability. Students have participated in various competitions with great achievements. In the past five years, more than 1,000 people have won awards in provincial and above competitions, including 21 first-class awards and 27 second-class awards in national vocational college skills competitions. There are 58 outstanding graduation design (thesis) awards in provincial colleges and universities, including 17 first-class awards, 17 outstanding teams, and the number of awards and ranks ranked first in Jiangsu higher vocational colleges. At the same time, the school wholeheartedly serves the students’ growth and talents, runs a one-stop student service center, and establishes and builds all aided by national student loans, student scholarships, work-study programs, love funds, special hardship subsidies, and tuition fee reductions.学 系统。 Learning system. The employment rate of graduates has always remained above 98%, and has been honored as “the Advanced Group for Graduate Employment in Jiangsu Province” and “Jiangsu Province University Student Innovation and Pioneering Demonstration Base” for many years.
Wuxi Institute of Technology trains more than 30,000 people each year for society and enterprises, and completes more than 100 technical service projects for SMEs. Teachers completed more than 500 patents each year, some of which have been successfully transferred to enterprises. The school has been approved by the National “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” as one of the major projects for the integration of industry and education development planning. More than 60 ministerial and above projects. The school has an Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering Center and has led the formation of the National Mechanical Vocational Intelligent Manufacturing Vocational Education Group, Jiangsu Automotive Vocational Education Group, Jiangsu Sensor Network Application Engineering Technology Research and Development Center, and Jiangsu Cold Pressed Metallurgical Pellet Engineering Technology. Center, Jiangsu Provincial Intelligent Factory Warehouse Logistics Technology Engineering Research Center and 10 provincial engineering centers and R & D platforms.
Wuxi Institute of Technology continues to forge ahead on the road of internationalization of higher vocational education. In 2004, it became the first Chinese member unit of the International Development Alliance of Community Colleges (CCID) based in the United States. In 2012, CCID established a China branch center in the school. . The school has established 3 overseas branches or language centers in cooperation with the Malaysian University of Management and Technology, the Indonesian Trishakti Education Group, and the Laos Shenchawan Education Group. Recorded by the Ministry of Education in 2018, the Jiangsu Provincial Government approved the establishment of the first non-independent legal person Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run school, the Irish College of Wuxi Vocational and Technical College. In recent years, the school has established friendly and cooperative relations with more than 50 institutions in more than 20 countries including the United States, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Denmark, South Korea, Japan and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. In 2014, the first group of international students was recruited. Currently, more than 300 international students from more than 20 countries, including Ghana, Liberia, Iran, and Indonesia, are studying at the school. The Sino-US, Sino-Danish and Sino-Australian cooperative school running projects of the school were successfully selected into the provincial education department’s 2016, 2017 and 2018 Sino-foreign cooperative school running high-level demonstration construction projects respectively. The school actively encourages students to “go out”, and sends a certain number of students to counterpart universities in the United States, Denmark, Australia and other countries to conduct short-term and long-term exchanges each year, further improving students’ international vision and competitiveness.