A Prospectus of Xijing University (the latest version)

Situated in Xian, a famous ancient city in China, Xijing University is a regular privately-run undergraduate higher learning institution and unit engaged in the building of first-rate schools in Shaanxi province.

Established in 1994, the university was designated as a regular undergraduate higher learning institution in 2005. In 2009, the university was qualified for granting bachelors degree. In 2010, it became the first private higher learning institution across the country that passed the undergraduate school-running assessment by the Ministry of Education. In the following year, it became one of the first five private higher learning institutions that obtained the right to grant masters degree across the country. In 2017, the university passed the review-based assessment of undergraduate teaching organized by the Ministry of Education. For more than two decades since its establishment, the university has always adhered to its motto of integrity, healthiness, erudition and capability and taken the creation of a high-level university characterized by having its mission, vision and wisdom as its own duty, thus forming the Xijing Spirit of demonstrating selfless dedication, serving the country and the people, challenging the limit and striving for excellence.

By establishing itself in serving the regional economy and sticking to characteristic development, the university has clinched its specialty development planning with the construction of three major groups of specialties as its mainstay, namely, engineering specialties drawn by intelligent manufacturing, economic management specialties led by auditing and accounting as well as modern art design specialties centering on visual communication design. Now, the university boasts 5 programs qualified for master degree training and 38 undergraduate programs and has been repeatedly awarded honorary titles such as advanced collective in education system across the country, civilized campus in Shaanxi Province and safe campus.

    With the target intended for training frontline engineers or professional application-oriented talents who have sound personality, solid basic knowledge, strong professional practical ability and the courage to bring forth new ideas and can engage in the practical work related to their specialties and solve problems with certain complexity, the university has identified its idea of talent cultivation featuring “craftsmanship spirit plus artistic accomplishment”. By painstakingly improving teaching management and reform, remarkable progress has been made in the talents training model characterized by “four ones”.

By energetically implementing the strategy of developing the university through scientific research, the university is determined to establish itself in Shaanxi and serve regional economy. Through the construction of academic research platforms such as the Center for Country Studies under the Ministry of Education, the key lab in Shaanxi province, the engineering and technological research center in Shaanxi province, international science and technology cooperation base in Shaanxi province, Office of Academician He Jifeng and Institute of Defense-related Science and Technology, the university has brought together a group of high-level scientific researchers. According to Report on the Scientific Research Competiveness of Privately-run Undergraduate Universities in China, Xijing University is in the front rank of private universities across the country in terms of many scientific research indexes. The university has ranked first among the private universities throughout the country for three years on end as far as scientific research competitiveness is concerned.

The university is devoted to comprehensively implementing the fundamental task of fostering virtue in education and gives full play to the role of its schools and shuyuan (extra-curricular academies).  By continuously upgrading educational content, improving educational methods, innovating in education model and extending academic and cultural activities, the university has created a rich, elegant, vivacious and positive atmosphere of campus culture for the healthy growth of young students, thus cultivating their sound personality, noble character, innovative spirit and ability of practice. The university is a unit engaged in the construction of a demonstration center for mental health education and consultation in higher learning institutions across the country and a base for popularizing social science in the country. The university has been repeatedly awarded the honorary title of unit excellent in work by the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League of China and Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League. In 2019, as an outstanding example of promotion, the project entitled Youth, I Sing for Youa Report of the Achievements of Social Patriotic Activities by the Special Training Camp of Xijing University was exhibited by Ideological and Political Department of the Ministry of Education as a demonstration project.

While giving play to the advantage in disciplines, talents and technology, the university always adheres to the working concept of realizing complete coverage with breakthroughs made from points targeted at entrepreneurship as well as giving whole-course guidance and fully participating in recommendation on the part of faculty members to comprehensively promote graduates employment by making use of modern information technology and taking various measures and constructs the mode of innovation and entrepreneurship education characterized by one integration, two synergies and promotion in three respects which is peculiar to applied-technology oriented universities to make every endeavor to serve the country and local socio-economic development, thus realizing complete coverage, whole-course guidance and participation of all faculty members as far as innovation and entrepreneurship education and employment work are concerned. The university was rated as an exemplary service for offering guidance to college graduates employment and entrepreneurship in Shaanxi province. It was rated by the Ministry of Education as a university with typical experience in the employment of college graduates across the country in 2015and a university with typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship across the country in 2018. Meanwhile, it has won guidance service award for exemplary colleges in innovation and entrepreneurship education among privately-run higher learning institutions across the country and honorary titles such as state-level makerspace designated by the Ministry of Science and Technology, campus makerspace in Shaanxi province, demonstration base for business incubation in Shaanxi province, innovation and entrepreneurship base for educating students through practice in higher learning institutions across Shaanxi province and base for youth business incubation designated by the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese Communist Youth League.

By vigorously promoting its internationalization, the university conducts international exchanges and cooperation in education and culture and has set up relatively perfect system and mechanism for international cooperation and exchanges, credit recognition system and courses replacement system. Furthermore, the university has established friendly and cooperative relations with many famous higher learning institutions in countries such as the UK, the US, France, Germany, the ROK, Spain and Singapore as well as Chinas Taiwan so as to provide students with diversified international exchange programs such as overseas study tour, semester exchange, overseas paid internships and elevation of academic degrees.

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