Introduction to Yibin University
Yibin University (宜宾学院, website) is located in Yibin City, Sichuan Province, a famous historical and cultural city in the country. It is a provincial full-time comprehensive undergraduate university with beautiful surroundings and rich heritage. The school started in Lizhuang, Sichuan in 1978, and was approved by the Ministry of Education in 2001. It was formed by the merger of the former Yibin Teachers College and Sichuan Education College Yibin Branch. For more than 40 years since its establishment, it has been honored as “National Civilized Unit”, “National Language and Character Demonstration School”, “National Mass Sports Advanced Unit”, “National Top 400 Afforestation and Greening Units”, “Sichuan Provincial Garden-style Colleges”, “ “Sichuan Province Colleges and Universities Advanced Unit for Employment Work”, “Sichuan Provincial Demonstration School by Law”, “Sichuan Civilized Campus” and other titles.
Yibin University currently has 19 secondary colleges, offering 65 undergraduate majors covering liberal arts, science, engineering, management, economics, law, teaching, arts, and agricultural nine universities, and recruits students from 28 provinces, municipalities, and autonomous regions. There are currently more than 20,000 full-time students. Carry out education for international students in countries along the “Belt and Road” in South and Southeast Asia.
Yibin University currently has 1174 faculty members, including 368 senior titles, 850 doctoral and master’s degrees; 9 academic and technical leaders from Sichuan Province, outstanding contribution experts from Sichuan Province, and teaching masters from Sichuan colleges and universities. There are 14 backup candidates for technical leaders, and more than 40 academic leaders in Yibin, top talents, outstanding teachers, and teachers of moral integrity. In addition, there are more than 220 professors, visiting professors, professor-level senior engineers, senior engineers and other off-campus experts and professors.
Yibin University is committed to training high-level innovative applied talents. Rich learning resources, the library has nearly 7 million books (including more than 5.2 million electronic books). Organized students to participate in national industry vocational skills competitions, college students’ innovation and entrepreneurship training programs, and various discipline competitions with outstanding results. In the past three years, they have won 83 national competition awards and 520 provincial competition awards, including national college student electronics There are 15 national first prizes and 64 provincial first prizes in design competitions, Chinese university student computer design competitions, VEX robot competitions, and national normal college teachers’ teaching skills competitions. Participated in the “Challenge Cup” extracurricular academic and scientific work competitions sponsored by the League Central Committee and won one national second prize and 26 provincial first prizes; the “Creative Youth” university student innovation and entrepreneurship contest won six second and third prizes 8 awards. The number of national patent grants has increased significantly. The comprehensive quality of students has improved significantly, and the employment rate of graduates for many years has remained above 93%.
Yibin University has 9 provincial-level research and innovation teams. Jointly build 4 provincial-level scientific research and innovation platforms such as the Sichuan Thinker Research Center and the use of solid fermentation resources with government agencies, enterprises and institutions; jointly build 11 municipal-level research and innovation platforms such as the development and utilization of perfume plants and rural community governance research centers . Established South Asia Southeast Asia, Sanjiang Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, established 4 industrial technology research institutes such as new materials and electronic testing, and built academician workstations and Nobel prize workstations. In recent years, faculty and staff have published more than 500 high-level academic achievements (ministries), chaired more than 20 national projects, and won more than 20 provincial and ministerial achievement awards. The research results serve the local socio-economic development, and a series of technical achievements and patents such as “Research and Application of Key Technologies for Comprehensive Utilization of Camphor Plant Resources” have been applied in enterprises; together with wine companies such as Wuliangye Co., Ltd., they have established “Yibin Luzhou-flavor Liquor” Liquor Microbial Resource Bank. ”
Yibin University strengthened the cooperation of campus, school, and enterprise, and established a joint school running mechanism with many well-known domestic universities such as Tongji University, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Southwest University, and China Jiliang University, and selected outstanding students to exchange and study at cooperative schools every year; Cheng Jian’s “ACCA Chartered Certified Accountant Training Program” trains high-quality accounting professionals. The international schooling pattern has taken shape, achieving high-quality international education resource sharing, establishing the Sino-German Institute of Technology to implement the “industrial-education integration, school-enterprise integration” engineer training model, and establishing the Sino-US Applied Technology College to radiate OBE education concepts to all majors in the university, and promote The Sino-Russian training program launched exchanges on courses, teachers and students. Take the initiative to integrate into the country’s “Belt and Road” construction, establish cooperative relations with colleges and universities in the Lan Mae Basin countries, and establish the Lan Mae Chinese College.
Yibin University has three campuses, A, B and Lingang New Campus, covering an area of about 2,800 acres. The newly-built Yibin College Lingang Campus covers a total area of 1,500 acres, with a planned construction area of 580,000 square meters, which will be completed in three phases. The first phase of the project covers an area of 495 acres and a construction area of 180,000 square meters.