Zhiren College embodies the spirit of "inviting knowledge, making the heart and inspiring the heart," and expressing hope to the students of the school, "Being righteous, self-cultivating, uniting the family, ruling the country, and pacifying the world." Zhiren College promotes academic and cultural activities while providing non-formal education. By investigating and applying adaptive education, students are encouraged to access the arts and science. Through the work of our tutors and professor, students learn professional skills and expand their skills, which will assist them in communicating with people from different backgrounds. By enhancing a student’s personal development, it ultimately promotes their overall development, leaving them a better person on their graduation.
About Zhiren College
Zhiren College was the first residential college at SUSTech. Since its inception in 2011, Zhiren College has embodied the spirit of "inviting knowledge, making the heart and inspiring the heart." It hopes that its students will be "righteous, self-cultivating, uniting the family, ruling the country, and pacifying the world."
By providing both non-formal and classroom education, Zhiren College promotes academic and cultural activities, that allows students to explore and implement an adaptive education mode. Such an approach realizes students' integration of arts and sciences, while complementing their professional and personal development. Zhiren College also encourages students from different backgrounds to learn from each other. Ultimately, Zhiren College promotes the overall development of students.
Zhiren College currently has 657 students, 492 boys and 165 girls. The ratio of male to female is 2.98:1, with a total of 165 rooms.
At present, the management team of Zhiren College consists of 7 members: Dean Xu Baomin; Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Chen Yanyi; Associate Dean of Administration Bao Chuanwen; Counselor Tao Xiaoyue, Qin Chenfang, Qiu Xingyuan, Wei Guochao.
Zhiren College currently has 51 tutors, including 3 school leaders (Li Fengliang, Yong Zheng, Ye Qin). The remaining 48 tutors are spread across all departments and schools of SUSTech.
What's special about Zhiren College
Through seven years of hard work, Zhiren College has formed a series of college-specific activities, including:
- Zhiren Family Day;
- College Conference;
- English Corner;
- Dean's Luncheon;
- Teacher and Student Fun Run;
- Zhiren Christmas Party;
- Monthly Birthday Party; and
- Dormitory Culture Festival.
Zhiren College has also cultivated a number of unique student associations, including the Student Self-Management Committee, Zhiren Folk Orchestra, Zhiren Painting and Calligraphy Institute and Zhiren Baking Room.