College introduction

An Introduction to the Adult Education College

Northwest University is recognized as one of the key comprehensive universities in China. Jointly administered by the Ministry of Education and the Shaanxi provincial government, it has been selected to be one of the State “211 Project” universities with well-qualified faculties and rich teaching resources. NWU consists of three campuses, namely Chang’an Campus, Taibai Campus and Taoyuan Campus. And it comprises 21 departments and 1 graduate school, with 1 national key discipline (covering 5 provincial disciplines) and 4 provincial key disciplines. It currently offers 75 undergraduate programs and 16 professional Master’s programs, plus Master’s programs in 39 primary disciplines. It is also entitled to offer an MA program to teachers already serving in institutions of higher learning. 19 of its primary disciplines offer PhD programs and there are 21 post-doctoral programs. Moreover, NWU houses a national key laboratory and an incubator for national key laboratories which is jointly administered by the Ministry of Education and the Shaanxi provincial government. There is a national base for the quality education of college students, a national research center of engineering & technology, a national base for international technological cooperation, and 25 provincial key laboratories, engineeringtechnology centers, and key research bases for humanities and social sciences. It has 4 national experimental teaching demonstration centers and 7 national bases for talent cultivation.

Adult Education College is the predecessor of the NWU Vocational Technical Institute which changes its name in July 2008. With rich teaching resources, the institute actively seeks the educational model, and forms a multiform, multilevel and multi-channel educational system. During the teaching practice, the institute insists “survives on quality, develops with characteristic” as the school running theory, and in accordance with the education policy “adapt to the demand, give play to advantages, strengthen management, guarantee the quality”actively adapts the need of local economic and social development, reforms the teaching content, regulates the school behavior, expands the education space, enriches the school-running forms to ensure the high-quality of the talent. Through unremitting efforts, the institute becomes one of the first 50 education demonstration base construction project units in 2001; officially established by Shaanxi province human resources and social security Office as "Shaanxi province professional skills talents training base" in 2011; in addition, the construction scheme of northwest university online distance education college has passed and is underway in the implementation; the training program with Yanchang Petroleum Group, Changqing Petroleum group and Shaanxi Coal Cooperation is carried out smoothly. The institute has obtained the remarkable achievement for many years, and won a good social reputation. It is awarded as the "outstanding school" and "excellent Adult Education College” by Shaanxi province education department.

At present, the institute will further open the mind, reform and innovation, to make our school contribute much greatly to the development of local economy.

An Introduction to Vocational and Technical College

The Northwest University is located in the ancient city of Xi’an, one of the key comprehensive universities inChina. Jointly administered by the Ministry of Education and the Shaanxi provincial government, it has been selected to be one of the State “211 Project” universities and also enjoys state support from the “One University for One Province Initiative.”

In 1999, Shaanxi province education department approved the establishment of Northwestern university vocational and technical college. Relying on the abundant education resources of NWU and according with the requirements of higher vocational education, the college cultivates a large number of high-quality professional talents for local economic and social development in ten years.

The vocational and technical college is located in xi 'an high-tech industrial development zone with convenient transportation and beautiful environment. Teaching building, library, dining room, hospital, bath room, student activity center, service center and other infrastructure are complete; Multimedia classroom, host and broadcasting studio, studio audio voice training room, computer animation design training room, computer room, electronic circuits laboratory, provides a good conditions for student.

The college adheres the school motto “Fairness, Honesty, Industry, Simplicity”, and gives full play to the advantage of multi-disciplinary comprehensive university, to serve the regional economy and social development. The college actively adjusts the professional direction, optimizes professional structure, to adapt the requirements of the employment market and achieve good results. At present, the college has 1 state-level educational reform experimental unit, 3 at provincial level, 3 provincial key profession, and 2 provincial high-quality courses.

The college focuses on the education method which combines working with learning, improves students’ ability and professional level to adapt to the society, makes full use of the social resources and establishes the double tutorial system. Recent years, the college cooperates with enterprises to build over 50 training bases, and creates a new talent training mode.

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