Founded in 2003, Guangdong University of Science and Technology (GUST) is a private full-time university approved by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, with the main focus on engineering and the coordinated development of management, economics, literature, art and other disciplines. It is certified to confer a bachelor’s degree. Up to now, there are 17,605 full-time students studying in the university which includes School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Management, School of Finance and Economics, School of Foreign Languages, School of Art and Design, Division of Public Basic Courses, Division of Ideological and Political Theory, College of Continuing Education, College of International Education and College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The campus’ coverage has reached more than 1,700 mu, with the construction area of the Nancheng campus more than 480,000 square meters and the total planned construction area of the Songshan Lake campus 855,000 square meters. GUST has a collection of 2,951,500 books of all kinds, while the total value of teaching instruments and equipment is 10,9158,800 yuan.
The school aims at "creating a century-old university, nurturing elites for the industry", and adheres to the motto of “Virtue, Learning, Excellence and Conscience” and strategies of running school by "cultivating students with morals, focusing on practice, coordinating production with education, serving neighboring areas and developing coordinately". It is our duty to strengthen the construction of disciplines and cultivate high-quality applied talents by improving the conditions, enhancing core competitiveness and cultivating characteristics. After 16 years of development, our ability to run a school has steadily improved. In 2010, the school passed the evaluation of the talent training work of higher vocational colleges organized by the Department of Education of Guangdong Province. In 2011, it passed the evaluation of the Upgraded Undergraduate Colleges organized by the Ministry of Education. In 2015, it passed the evaluation of bachelor’s degree conferring unit organized by Guangdong Provincial Academic Degrees Committee. In 2018, it passed the assessment of the undergraduate teaching work by the Ministry of Education. The school has won honors such as the outstanding private institution of higher education, the advanced institution of higher education for the employment of graduates in Guangdong Province, the “ ‘two-new’ top 100 party organizations” of Guangdong Province, and the “top 10 most competitive private institutions of higher education in Guangdong Province”.
Address: NO. 99, Xihu Road, Nancheng District, Dongguan City, China