About Xijing University
Xijing University was established in 1994 and is run by the central and local government. It is centrally situated in a 93-hectare campus in the south of Xi’an City with the building space of 540 thousand square meters. The University is equipped with abundant teaching facilities, such as 56 multi-media classrooms, 17 language labs, more than 180 laboratories and training bases.
The university offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational, and self-taught education. Now there are more than 28,000 students in Xijing University. With the explicit aims and directions, Xijing University has become a comprehensive university featuring science and technology but also a civilized campus with great honors .
Today, Xijing University is equipped with abundant teaching facilities and experimental centers, such as, the NC Engineering Training Center, Construction Engineering Training center, Automobile Engineering Laboratory, Center of Logistics, Computer & Network, Data Collection, TV Station and etc. Among which the NC Engineering Training Center is regarded as a “Model Provincial Experimental Teaching Center”. The Construction Engineering Training Center is known as a “Key Provincial Laboratory of Vocational Education”. The library has been approved as “the Branch of State Digital Library”, which stores a collection of 2.25 million books (including electronic books), 5000 magazines.
Currently, there are more than 2000 faculty members, among which 700 teachers with master’s degree or above. Professors and associate professors account for 31% of the teaching staff. Now a lot of experts who receive subsidies from the State Council and professors honored with the title of “Teaching Expert’”in Shaanxi province act as leaders of each subject.
Xijing University commits itself to three obligations to society: to cultivate intellectuals, to research and to serve society. It consistently emphasizes closely combining its development with the national economy development and social needs, and manages its teaching goals, standard management and high education quality are its strong features. With a broad overview of today and the future, Xijing University has cultivated thousands of intellectuals with solid theoretical knowledge, excellent practical skills and great entrepreneur who are playing active roles in their fields. Through a variety of ways to train, practical, professional, innovative ability and social adaptability of application-oriented talents have been improved greatly.
Meanwhile, a lot of international cultural exchange events have been held here in order to broaden students’ eye sight and enrich their daily life. Xijing University actively constructs scientific employment system. It persists in principles of “full participation in employment, the whole guidance to employment”. All teachers here do their efforts to meet the students’ need and improve the quality of graduates’ employment. Now Xijing University has established many internship bases in Shanghai, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and etc. In recent years, the government statistics show that the average employment rate of school graduates has arrived at more than 92% in the past three years.
In the new age, with great initiative, Xijing University is accelerating the pace of reform and development, and strives to turn itself into an open and comprehensive high-level research and teaching-led university with unique features and make it of important influence in the world.