Introduction to SVCST

Shandong Vocational College of Science & Technology, is a full-time college of higher learning, which is state-owned, administered by Shandong Province. It was founded in 1978 and developed into a vocational college in August, 2001. On April 24th, 2006, the college was renamed the present one by People’s Government of Shandong Province.

teaching buildingThe college is located in the World Kite Capital, the city of Weifang, which enjoys the convenient transportation system, pleasant scenery and the title of a historically and  Professor Xia Zhilin, Secretary of the College Party Committee  culturally famous city. The new campus, which immediately faces south the famous scenic spot of Fuyanshan Hilly Forest Park, is a shrine for learning with the harmonious unification of nature and humanity.We have stored up rich practical experience and profound cultural foundation in the course of running the school for thirty years. The college has gradually grown up into a comprehensive higher vocational college majoring mainly in science as well as liberal arts and business simultaneously. 
 
There are 30 foreign teachers and more than 400 full-time teachers among whom 33.9% are professors and associate professors, and 120 teachers with practical experience. The educational levels of the teachers are graduate and above. There are altogether 38 majors in Textile School, Foreign Languages School, Electromechanical Engineering School, Information & Network Department, Fashion & Art Department, Management Department, Civil Engineering Department, Chemical Engineering & Environmental Science Department, and as well as the College-preparatory Vocational School and the Secondary Technical School. There are also three sub-colleges, School of International Exchange & Cooperation, School of Further Education and Training School. The student population is 9,700. 
 
The college covers an area of 1000 mou (66.7 hectares), whose total layout area is 2000 mou (133.3 hectares). The total floorage of school buildings at present is 220700 square meters. The college has a library with a stock of 235 thousand volumes.There are science laboratories, specialty classrooms, multi-media classrooms and language laboratories, etc., matching with the teaching of various specialties. There are on the campus practical training bases for textile, clothing, knitting, mechanism, chemical fiber, automation research, etc. The total value of the teaching facilities is 38 million yuan (USD4.75 million).