School of International Education
Located in the Wuchang campus ofWIT, the School of International Education(hereinafter referred to as SIE) liesin the center of Optics Valley of China——the National Innovation Model area ofEast Lake, Wuhan. Surrounded by beautiful scenery and quite environment, SIEintegrates extensive cultural atmosphere, convenient transportation with modernteaching and complete living facilities. SIE is also close to the South Lake,enjoying convenient geographic location and exquisite environment.
The School of International Educationcultivates international undergraduate students, graduate students and exchangestudents, and undertakes sino-foreign cooperative education, which is a directteaching unit for all kinds of international cooperation education. Inaccordance with The Higher Education Law of the People's Republic of Chinaand the spirit of sino-foreign cooperative education by The Ministry ofEducation, SIE comprehensively implements the party's educational policies,runs schools in accordance with the law, and accepts the management andsupervision of the university and provincial education authorities. The university exercises unified leadership and management over the SIE, making decisions andguidance on major issues such as the school direction, specialty setting, schoolscale and teaching quality. The university is responsible for awardinggraduation certificates and degree certificates to students who have completedtheir studies in accordance with the training program of SIE.
Since 2008, the number of students isincreasing steadily due to the outstanding work of international education inWIT. The scale and level of international education is constantly expanding andincreasing at the same time. For a decade, more than 1000 students from France,Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Ethiopia and othercountries have been to WIT as exchange students or have studied in CivilEngineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, InternationalTrade and Commerce, Intelligent Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering andTechnology, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Art Design, International Education ofChinese Language, Food Engineering, Environmental Engineering and otherpreponderant science and arts disciplines.
Under a win-winstrategy of opening-up, WIT has actively participated in the diversifiedinternational education exchanges, holding short-termexchange programs with foreign universities, such as Georgia Gwinnet College inthe United States, Curtin University in Australia, University of Malaya inMalaysia and Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore. The universityhas also established a stable communication and cooperation in joint colleges,exchange programs of teachers and students and joint researches with more than40 universities and research institutions in the United States, Britain,France, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore,Thailand, South Africa and other countries. Wearecommittedto improving the people's understanding of Chinese language and culture,promoting the development of cultural diversity, and contributing to a moreharmonious world.