Shanghai Jiaotong University is one of the most famous universities in China with a long history and is well-known at home and abroad. Many international students have a deep impression by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. When talking about Shanghai Jiaotong University. Everyone must be curious about what it attracts many students.
Simon: Jiao Tong University is the highest ranking among Shanghai universities. It has nice landscapes and the best students from all over the country.
In academic field, this university is famous for its quality of education, especially that in engineering and tech fields. I've heard that the professors are experienced and the students are the the top students from every province.
David: Engineering major is a ace major at Shanghai University. The school has a transport tank, which is a long swimming pool where you can test the ship design. NTNU, the top engineering school at the Norwegian University, usually provides services to master students there during short stays, although there are only one or two per year. Shanghai Jiaotong University has the first experimental economics laboratory in China.
Amy: Shanghai Jiaotong University is a very prestigious university. At least in the JI project, I heard that students are much more academically invested than they are at the University of Michigan. All of the undergraduate and graduate students in computer science and mathematics I met at the University of Michigan, originally from Shanghai Jiaotong University, seem to be much better than the computer science students at the University of Michigan, which explains the quality of teaching at Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Eddie: I think Shanghai Jiao Tong University provides excellent services for students and teachers in food, entertainment facilities, and on-campus transportation. Compared to top universities in North America, students can get some services for free or at very low cost. Shanghai Jiaotong University has a variety of student-led organizations and interest groups. It has a strong campus culture, and alumni are actively giving back to their alma mater, just like the motto of Jiaotong University: Drinking Water Source, Patriotic School.
Many international students talked about their views on what Shanghai Jiaotong University is famous for. Let us further understand the famous places of Shanghai Jiaotong University.
1. Shanghai Jiaotong University's international exchange:
At the beginning, Shanghai Jiaotong University adhered to the principle of "internationalization of running a school". In the 1930s and 1940s, there were many teachers who returned from overseas study, and the curriculum system was in line with famous universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2012, the proportion of undergraduate study abroad at Shanghai Jiaotong University has exceeded 30%. One out of every three undergraduate students from the Jiaotong University has been sent abroad for further study. More than 6,000 international students from all over the world study at Jiaotong University. In 2015, Shanghai Jiaotong University has more than 6,000 international students from more than 110 countries and regions in the world. The number of international students has exceeded 2,500.
2. The history of Shanghai jiaotong university:
1). One of the predecessors of Shanghai Jiaotong University is Nanyang Public School. Established in 1896, Nanyang Public School aims to train high-end legal personnel. In 1918, it also established the Railway Management Section. This move created a precedent for the integration of engineering and management, and was a pioneering work in the history of modern Chinese higher education. In 1911, in the climax of the Revolution of 1911, Tang Wenzhi announced that the school was renamed Nanyang University.
2). On July 31, 1959, the State Council approved the Shanghai section of the Jiaotong University. Independently divided into two schools, in the same year, the Shanghai section of the Jiaotong University was officially named Shanghai Jiaotong University.
3). In December 1995, Shanghai Jiaotong University was listed as the key construction institution of the "211 Project ". In July 1999, it was listed as the "985 Project" college. Today's Jiaotong University is a top-ranking university and the world's top university!
3. Research institutions
As of December 2017:
1 national laboratory
1 national major technology infrastructure
8 national key laboratories
1 national scientific research institution
5 national engineering research centers
2 national engineering laboratories
1 national R&D center
1 national defense key discipline laboratory
3 national collaborative innovation centers
1 international joint laboratory
5 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education
4. Environment of Shanghai Jiaotong University:
Jiaotong University now has 5 campuses, and Minhang Campus is the largest campus.
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