About South China University of Technology:
The South China University of Technology (SCUT) is a public research-intensive university directly governed by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Located in the city of Guangzhou, a thriving metropolis in South China, the university today covers a total area of 405 hectares, consisting of three campuses: the Wushan Campus, the University Town Campus, and the Guangzhou International Campus.
The university was formerly known as the South China Institute of Technology, which was first founded in 1952 by merging the engineering schools and departments of some major universities and polytechnic institutes from five provinces, including Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Jiangxi. It was renamed the South China University of Technology in 1988. Since its founding, it has educated over 380,000 graduates at all levels.
SCUT has established connections and partnerships with over 200 overseas universities and research institutions to promote student training and scientific research. There are international students from more than 100 countries studying in SCUT's campuses.