Shaoxing University


1. Why Study in Shaoxing  

Located in the southern part of the Yangtze River Delta, with  Ningbo to  the east and Hangzhou to the west, Shaoxing  has convenient local, national and international transport links and a pleasant  climate. As a medium-sized city, Shaoxing boasts almost all the facilities one  would expect from a large city.

As one of the first 24 cultural and historical cities in  China, Shaoxing has  a history of over 2,500 years, known as “a historical museum without walls”, a  city of waters, a town of bridges, a land of wine, and the home of celebrities.  

Shaoxing has been honoured as "the hometown of outstanding people”. The  world-renowned writer Luxun, the supreme calligrapher Wang Xizhi,  and Zhou Enlai, the first premier of  the People’s Republic of China, are all natives of Shaoxing. In addition, four presidents of  Peking University have come from this city.


2. Why Study in Shaoxing University  

Shaoxing University is the most prestigious  institution of higher learning in Shaoxing,  Zhejiang, China  with a history of over 100 years. The University comprises 18 schools, offering 55 undergraduate programmes  in 10 academic disciplines, 3 first-level disciplines for master’s degree and 1  master’s degree granting unit. The University is now home to more than 23,000  full-time students. The Lanting School of Calligraphy is the first of its type  ever established in China. It is also the calligraphy education base for both overseas students  and Zhejiang Calligraphers Association. The University also has an independent  college, Yuanpei College,  and 3 affiliated hospitals.

Among its 1,874 staff members, 1,238 are full-time faculty. Senior professional and technical personnel account for  over 50% of the total. Shaoxing University consists of 5 campuses with a total area of 132 hectares and a total  floor space of 756,000 square meters. The University offers a comfortable and  pleasant living and learning environment.  


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