Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences
Established in 2000, Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences (云南师范大学文理学院, website) is an independent college with full-time qualifications for general undergraduate education approved by the Ministry of Education. It is located in the “City of Spring”, a gateway city to Southeast Asia and South Asia under the construction of the “Belt and Road” initiative. “Kunming, the average annual temperature here is 22.3 degrees, and the air quality is excellent. It is an ideal place for students to study.
The college adheres to the educational philosophy of equal emphasis on knowledge, ability, quality and personality, promotes the organic integration of general education, professional education, innovation and entrepreneurship education, and aims to be a modern high-level innovative university. The college has 11 secondary colleges (departments) and 48 undergraduate majors, covering eight disciplines of science, engineering, agriculture, economics, literature, management, education, and art. Facing the national enrollment, there are more than 15,000 students.
The college covers an area of ??more than 1,200 acres and has two campuses. The Longquan Campus is located in the middle of Longquan Road in central Kunming, and the Yanglin Campus is located in Songming Vocational Education Park next to Kunming Changshui International Airport, with convenient transportation. The total value of the college’s teaching equipment is nearly 90 million yuan. The library has nearly 1.7 million books and nearly 60,000 electronic books. It has a modern teaching building group equipped with advanced teaching equipment and experimental equipment. It has 100 Several professional laboratories and more than 20 public training platforms on campus; libraries, indoor and outdoor stadiums, student affairs centers, student apartments, cafeterias, academic lecture halls and other supporting facilities for teaching and living. The campus has a reasonable plan, a beautiful environment, a grand, unified architectural style, and a strong atmosphere of higher education. It is also equipped with a series of strict teaching, life management, and security systems and measures. It is an ideal place for students to study and cultivate their sentiments. .
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences has nearly a thousand full-time and part-time teachers, including more than 700 full-time teachers, with senior titles accounting for more than 40% of full-time teachers, and employs a group of famous teachers at home and abroad to teach. The college implements the strategy of strengthening the school by talents, and strengthens the construction of quality projects. It has more than 40 national, ministerial and provincial key scientific research projects, national, provincial, ministerial and prefectural-level teaching quality projects and various teaching, research, and education reform projects. 169 awards, 2 awards for outstanding teaching achievements in Yunnan Province. Many teachers of the college have won honorary titles such as “Yunling Teaching Master”, “Yunnan Teachers’ Moral Model” and “Outstanding Young Teacher”. The high-level faculty team has lofty professional character, profound professional knowledge, rich teaching experience, rigorous academic attitude and professionalism, which provides strong guarantee for students’ adult success.
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences has formed a talent training system that combines general education, professional education, and entrepreneurship education. Based on general education, it focuses on cultivating students’ philosophical wisdom and critical thinking, natural science knowledge, and culture. Literacy, language use, and cross-cultural communication skills; strengthen the characteristics of professional education, condense the core courses of the specialty, enhance the challenge of the curriculum, and cultivate students’ independent thinking ability; Explore and establish a working pattern of “innovation and entrepreneurship education + innovation and entrepreneurship activities + practice platform”, integrate innovation and entrepreneurship education with talent training, professional education, second classroom, continuously improve the curriculum system, and explore a diversified innovative talent training model .
The college builds a professional cluster system with application-oriented majors as the main body, and has formed management, economics as the main body, and the disciplines of arts, sciences, engineering and other disciplines are mutually supportive and interpenetrating. The situation of coordinated development of multi-professional clusters such as cooperation and application, cross-disciplinary integration, integration of advantageous resources, creation of distinctive majors, focus on the four majors of foreign languages ??and applied linguistics, financial management, smart city construction, cultural and media Cluster.
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences offers English, Thai, Japanese, French, Spanish and other majors. It employs more than 20 foreign experts and professors from 14 countries to undertake the teaching tasks of language and non-language courses. At present, it has established long-term communication relationships and in-depth cooperation with well-known colleges and universities in 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, Africa, and the Americas, and has established a long-term cooperative education and cultural complex. It maintains close contact and in-depth cooperation with the cultural and educational offices of embassies in Spain, South Korea, Thailand, France, Germany, and Southeast Asian countries and more than 20 foreign universities, providing students with an international window of vision and a way out of the country to provide a way for the country ’s “Belt and Road” “Jiangsu and Yunnan provide personnel security and intellectual support to South Asia and Southeast Asia Open Radiation Center. In November 2013, the former Deputy Minister of Education, accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the Yunnan Provincial People’s Government, visited our hospital, investigated the training of 11 foreign language talents, and gave a model of “language + specialty” talent training in our college. very sure. In April 2019, the delegation of Dr. Clemens von Goetze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to China, visited the academy and expressed his appreciation for the contribution of the academy in German language teaching, German language and culture, and cultural exchanges.
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences has organized and hosted international academic conferences many times, and continuously expanded its influence in the field of international cooperation. As a UNESCO Chinese partner in the Asia-Pacific region, in 2013, 2014, and 2015, it hosted three UNESCO International Conferences in the Asia-Pacific Region. He has won the hosting rights of the National Conference on French Teaching in Colleges and Universities, the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bosch Foundation “Environment and Conflict Expo”, and the “2013 Eastern European-Chinese Higher Education Forum Annual Conference”. The college also actively uses its own education to open resources to help various large-scale conferences and foreign affairs activities in the province, and has participated in various projects led by the Ministry of Education and the National Study Abroad Fund, such as “Western Yunnan English Teacher Training” to promote the local economy and Social development. In April 2018, the College established a Comparative Research Center for Civilization along the “Belt and Road”, dedicated to creating a high-level scientific research institution that integrates academic research, talent training, education opening up, think tank construction, and public opinion guidance. The center joined as a member in the same year China Higher Education Society “Belt and Road” research branch.
The annual employment rate of graduates of Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences has remained above 98%, and a total of more than 25,000 qualified personnel at all levels have been trained and transported to society. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, the Yunnan Provincial Department of Education has won the “First Prize” for three consecutive years in the assessment of graduates’ employment and entrepreneurship. Won 1 national first prize, 2 third prizes, 3 provincial first prizes, 10 second prizes, 29 third prizes, 12 outstanding prizes in various types of innovation and entrepreneurship competitions. Won the Outstanding Organization Award. There are 98 projects for college students’ innovation and entrepreneurship training programs, including 18 national projects and 53 provincial projects.
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences attaches great importance to the development of the second classroom and strongly supports the construction of campus culture. There are 68 associations founded with more than 5,800 registered personnel, and the activities of the associations are exciting. The college regularly conducts “Red May” singing competitions, campus singer competitions, campus dance competitions, campus host competitions, encyclopedic knowledge competitions, campus sports dance competitions and other activities. There are activities every month and there are exhibitions every week. Each secondary college (department) carried out special cultural activities in combination with professional characteristics and advantages, and created a series of “one courtyard, one product” projects such as the Chinese Language and Culture Festival, the Financial and Financial Skills Competition, the Entrepreneurship Design Competition, the Multilingual Culture Week, and the Sports Culture Festival. Campus activities fully explore students’ hobbies, build a platform for students to display their talents and develop their personality, guide students to establish the correct value orientation and development goals, and help students to cultivate their quality, character, and personality.
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences has won “National Advanced Independent Colleges”, “China’s Excellent Private Education Institutions”, “Advanced Collective for Private Education Development in Yunnan Province”, “Provincial Civilization School”, “Provincial Safe School”, “5A Excellent Social Organization” and other honorary titles. In May 2014, the college passed the evaluation of the college’s undergraduate teaching work by the expert group of the Provincial Department of Education. In 2015, it obtained the “A” level school evaluation in the school evaluation conducted by the Provincial Department of Education. The college has been awarded Tencent ’s “Top Ten Independent Leading Colleges”, “China ’s Most Recognized Independent Colleges”, Xinhua.net “Xinhua Education Forum China Brand Impact Independent Colleges”, and “China Internet News Center—China ’s Most Comprehensive Strength “Strong Independent College” title.
Yunnan Normal University College of Arts and Sciences has always adhered to the direction of running a socialist school, not forgetting its original intentions, and taking the mission of running a university that satisfies the people as its mission. Significant results have been achieved in the construction of the teaching staff, continuous improvement in the quality of teaching, effective implementation of the work of appointing people, outstanding features of international education, prominent achievements in party building and harmonious campus construction, and it has now developed into a full range of disciplines and teaching Independent college with solid foundation and distinctive school characteristics.