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South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China's key universities operating under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. The university, which has a total area of 294 hectares, is situated in Guangzhou, a southern metropolitan in China. The university has two campuses. The North Campus is situated in the university center of Shi Pai, Tianhe District. Named as "Civilized Campus" by the ministry of education, the campus is a propound culture area in beautiful surroundings of lakes and mountains, bluish greenery and luxuriant flowers, traditional buildings and modern architecture. The South Campus is situated in the Higher Education Mega Center in Panyu District. This campus provides an ideal place for study and research with a beautiful environment and advanced facilities, as well as innovation mechanisms and professional management.

After more than 50 years of development, SCUT has become a multidisciplinary university of high reputation in South China and in the whole country, focusing on engineering, combined with science, also promoting well coordinated development of management, economics, humanities and law. SCUT is presently made up of 23 schools and an Independent School, i.e. Guangzhou Auto College. Subjects currently offered in SCUT cover 5 national key disciplines, 67 bachelor's programs, 75 doctoral programs, 177 master's programs, master's programs of engineering (in 21 fields), master's programs of architecture, master's programs of business administration (MBA, EMBA), master's programs of public administration (MPA), and 15 stations for post-doctoral research. 

SCUT has a faculty of over 4,500, with 2,213 teaching and researching staff, 3 fellows of China Academy of Science, 2 fellows of China Academy of Engineering, 18 double appointed fellows (honored by two universities), 1 foreign fellow of Russian Academy of Science, 464 professors, 631 associate professors and 1,169 supervisors for postgraduates (including 337 supervisors for doctoral students). More than 83.8% teaching and researching staff has received master or higher degrees. The excellent faculty and good environment of the university have attracted a large number of students. Presently, SCUT has over 66,010 students, including 12,859 master's degrees candidates and doctoral candidates, 24,762 undergraduates, 14,367 continuing education students, 13,390 on-line education students and 632 international students, which have formed a complete talent cultivation system of bachelor degree, master degree and doctor degree.

华南理工大学是直属教育部的全国重点大学,坐落在南方名城广州,占地面积294多万平方米。校园分为两个校区,北校区位于广州市天河区石牌高校区,校园内湖光山色、绿树繁花,民族式建筑与现代化楼群错落有致,文化底蕴深厚,是教育部命名的"文明校园",南校区位于广州市番禺区广州大学城内,是一个环境优美、设施先进、管理完善、制度创新的现代化校园。南北校区交相辉映,是莘莘学子求学的理想之地。

经过50多年的建设和发展,华南理工大学成为立足华南,面向全国,以工见长,理工结合,管、经、文、法多学科协调发展的综合性大学。目前,学校共设有23个学院,1个独立学院(广州汽车学院);14个博士学位授权一级学科,30个硕士学位授权一级学科,75个博士点,177个硕士点,2个一级学科国家重点学科,3个二级学科国家重点学科,7个一级学科广东省重点学科, 12个二级学科广东省重点学科,有工程硕士(21个领域)、建筑学硕士、工商管理硕士(MBA、EMBA)、公共管理硕士(MPA)、风景园林硕士、法律硕士6个专业学位授予权,有15个博士后科研流动站,67个本科招生专业。

学校治学严谨,秉承"博学慎思,明辨笃行"的校训,形成了"团结、勤奋、求实、创新"的优良校风,坚持"重人品、厚基础、强能力、宽适应"的人才培养指导思想和高素质、"三创型"(创新、创造、创业)、国际化专门人才的培养目标,实行产学研一体化的培养模式,着力培养创新型、复合型人才。2007年我校本科毕业生就业率为98.16%,毕业研究生就业率为96.15%。建校50多年来,学校为国家培养了高等教育各类学生16万人,一大批毕业校友成为我国科技骨干、著名企业家和领导干部,学校被社会誉为"工程师的摇篮"、"企业家的摇篮".

The School of International Education (SIE) is an international student administrative organization of South China University of Technology (SCUT), which integrates with international student education, administration and the academic research. Since its establishment in July 2004, SIE has enjoyed steady growth and has expanded considerably in both its number of student and teaching and researching strength.

华南理工大学国际教育学院于2004年7月16日挂牌成立,成为华南理工大学负责来华留学教育、管理、科研一体化的管理机构,包括对外招生宣传、学生咨询、签证管理、学籍管理、宿舍管理、汉语教学、教学科研及其他后勤服务等。

学院下设学院办公室、招生及项目办公室、留学生管理办公室、对外汉语教学办公室以及跨文化传播研究中心。学院全体工作人员均接受过专门训练,教学经验丰富,责任心强,富有进取精神。学院师资力量雄厚,几乎所有教职员工都拥有硕士及以上学历。其中,行政人员当中在海外获得硕士及以上学历的约占80%,教学人员当中具有博士学位、高级职称的达30%,有的还曾在海外长期从事过国际教育等领域的研究,经验相当丰富。

Chinese Language Programmes

I. General Chinese (Basic/Intermediate/Advanced)
Duration: Long-Term: 1 semester or 1 academic year
             Short-Term: 1-2 months
Each academic year has two semesters. Applicants can choose an appropriate course level according to their Chinese language proficiency.

Basic
Students are expected to know basic phones and tones, and use about 3,000 words and 1,600 Chinese characters. At the end of the course, students should have a basic command in listening, speaking, reading, and writing which meets the needs of daily living and study.

Course: Basic Chinese, Basic Listening, Speaking, and Reading, other optional courses
Chinese Characters, Cantonese, Scientific Chinese, Chinese Culture, Kong Fu,Calligraphy

Intermediate
Students will be able to use about 5,200 words and about 2,200 Chinese characters. At the end of the course students should have a good command in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and can deal with undergraduate courses.                                                  

Course: Intermediate Listening, Speaking, Reading, Basic Writing in Chinese, Business Chinese, Newspaper Reading, Website News Reading;

Advanced
Students will be able to use about 7,000 words and 4,000 Chinese characters. Students should be able to listen to Chinese radio programs, read Chinese newspapers, and deal with postgraduate study in Chinese. The language skills will enable students to be fully involved in social and work activities such as tourism and business.

Course: Advanced Chinese, Advanced Listening, Speaking, Reading, Applied Chinese Writing, Grammar of Modern Chinese, Chinese Culture, Cantonese, Business Chinese, Modern Chinese Lexicon, Chinese Rhetoric, Literature Conspectus, Chinese movies, other optional courses

II.Special Chinese Language Courses
Chinese Characters
Chinese characters have unique and beautiful figures. We explain the structure, figure and history of some Chinese characters and the relationships among them. By learning this, you will have a deeper and broader understanding of Chinese characters.
3 months, 4 classes/week
USD 240 (RMB 1990)

Cantonese
Cantonese is one of the 7 major dialects in China. With a large number of users, it is widely used not only in Guangdong but also in Hong Kong, Macau and overseas Chinese communities. By taking this course, you will be learning daily Cantonese in both speaking and listening.
3 months, 4 classes/week
USD 240 (RMB 1990)

Scientific Chinese
SIE is the first provider of a Scientific Chinese course in China. As the major university of science and technology in China, we provide a strong basis of Scientific Chinese language for international students who will further their degree studies in relevant areas.
3 months, 4 classes/week
USD 240 (RMB 1990)

Tutoring for the HSK
HSK is the Chinese language test designed for foreigners. We provide experienced teachers to assist students with reading, writing, speaking and listening to Chinese, in order to help with the advancement of HSK scores.
1 month, 4 classes/week
USB 80 (RMB 660)

Business Chinese
This course is especially for foreigners working in the field of business and commerce in Guangdong. It provides flexible hours, as well as intensive study in each class. The task-based language teaching is culturally oriented.
3 months, 4 classes/week
USB 240 (RMB 1990)

III. Chinese Culture Courses
Chinese Culture
2 months, 4 classes/week
Kung Fu
2 months, 4 classes/week
Chinese Music
2 months, 4 classes/week
Chinese Drama
2 months, 4 classes/week
Chinese Cooking
2 months, 4 classes/week

IV. Summer Camp (Only held with 15 students or above)

Day
Morning 8:00-11:40
Afternoon  14:30-16:30
Sunday
Arrive in Guangzhou
First Week
Monday
Opening Ceremony, Test
Campus Visit, Shopping at Supermarket
Tuesday
Chinese
Calligraphy
Wednesday
Chinese
Free Time
Thursday
Chinese Culture
Chinese Folk Songs
Friday
Chinese
Chinese Kungfu
Saturday
Guangzhou City Tour with Night Cruise on the Pearl River
Sunday
Free Time
Second Week
Monday
Chinese - Food Culture & Chinese Cooking
Calligraphy
Tuesday
Chinese
Chinese Folk Dance
Wednesday
Chinese - Historical China
Visit to Museum of University Town, GZ
Thursday
Chinese
Chinese Handicrafts
Friday
Chinese
Chinese Kungfu
Saturday
Shenzhen Trip: Folk Cultural Village
Sunday
Free Time
Third Week
Monday
Chinese
Poster Design in Group
Tuesday
Chinese - China Sports
Calligraphy
Wednesday
Chinese
Team Match (Basketball, Volleyball, badminton, table tennis) -TBC
Thursday
Chinese - Wedding Custom
Chinese Folk Dance
Friday
Chinese
Chinese Kungfu
Saturday
Trip to Foshan, Hometown of Bruce Lee -
A Cultural Experience of Ming Temple, Martial Arts and Ceramics, etc.
Sunday
Free Time
Fouth Week
Monday
Chinese
Poster Design in Group
Tuesday
Chinese – Tea Culture
Games on Vocabulary and Songs
Wednesday
Chinese
Chinese Kungfu
Thursday
Chinese
Calligraphy/Handicraft/Poster Match and Exhibition
Friday
14:30 – 17:00 Farewell Party
Saturday
Departure

Who can join?

People who are interested in learning Chinese (Mandarin) and experience Chinese culture
Participants can be Chinese learners of all proficiency levels, including complete beginners
Individual applicant is acceptable

When?

Summer Vacation, 2009 (4 weeks) -To be confirmed

How to apply?
Submit the following documents by Email or fax:
- Application Form for Self-financed Study in SCUT
- A photocopy of passport

Tel:
+86(0)20 87110592
+86(0)20 39381048
+86(0)20 39381029
Fax:
+86(0)20 39381048
+86(0)20 39381029
+86(0)20 87114728
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Website: www.scut.edu.cn

电话(Tel):
+86(0)20 39381048
+86(0)20 87110592
传真(Fax):
+86(0)20 39381048
+86(0)20 87114728
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