is a university in Sichuan
province, People's Republic of China
. Approved by the State Ministry of Education, Xihua University (XHU) was founded on April 16, 2003, formed by the merger of the former Sichuan University of Science and Technology and the former Teacher's College. The former Sichuan University of Science and Technology, once called the Sichuan Mechanical College of Agriculture, was founded in 1960. The former Teacher's College, located in Peng Zhou
County, was founded in 1971.
XHU covers about 2,850mu in the Hi-tech zone of Chengdu
. The campus has a tributary of Ming Jiang River winding through it, and the Ancient Irrigation Project—Du Jiangyan and its national scenery zone is to the west. XHU's school motto is “Diligence, Virtue and Excellence”.
The university consists of 16 schools, one department and 52 undergraduate programs, covering the fields of Science, Management, Liberal Arts, Technique, Economy, Law and Education. Currently, the university enrolls students from 23 provinces and is qualified to enroll foreign students. There are about 22,000 full-time students, including 16,000 undergraduates and 400 graduates. It has been a Provincial Key Base for Personnel Training and Scientific Research. It has set up a campus network and the library houses about 1.5 million volumes, of which some are digital books.
Having paid great attention to the faculty building, XHU now has 1,400 teachers and staff members, among whom... Read More