Sanya College was founded in 2005 and is located in Sanya City, Hainan Province. It is funded and constructed by Geely Holding Group, a Fortune 500 company. As the fastest-growing and most competitive comprehensive private university in China, Sanya College closely relies on the geographical advantages of the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port, looks forward to the magnificent development prospects of Hainan’s "Future Island", and enjoys the environmental ecology of Hainan's healthy and safe islands. Advantage.
The beautiful campus of Sanya College is ecologically safe and suitable for learning and living. It is rated as one of the top ten ecological buildings in Hainan. 51 majors, covering 9 disciplines including economics, management, law, literature, education, art, engineering, science, and medicine. The school has modern teaching and living facilities such as a high-performance supercomputing center, financial innovation and multi-asset intelligent trading laboratory, artificial intelligence laboratory, international hotel teaching and training center, national art museum, traditional Chinese medicine museum, standard swimming pool, golf training field and so on. The school also has 3 high-tech libraries with a collection of more than 2 million books.
The school upholds the mission of "letting students go to society better", determines the core of the strategy of "student competitiveness", and strengthens the three strategic fulcrums of "student-centered, enterprising, and educational feelings as fun", and always adhere to Administering schools in accordance with the law, running schools in compliance with regulations, insisting on non-profit running schools, has been widely praised by the party, government and society. The mastership of faculty and staff has become the basic values of the school, and students' love of the school has become the basic yardstick for the school to evaluate all work. In 2015, it passed the qualification assessment of undergraduate teaching work by the Ministry of Education and became the only university in Hainan Province. It was rated as one of the top 50 universities in the country for employment by the Ministry of Education. The only "Double 50" university unit in Hainan.
In 2018, the school foreseeing the development needs of the financial technology industry in the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port, and jointly established the Saxo Financial Technology Business School with Saxo Bank of Denmark to redefine the training of financial professionals with financial technology and cultivate the innovative development of the financial industry in Hainan in the future Talent. The school has deployed 5G and AI technology changes ahead of time, established the School of Information and Intelligent Engineering, invested more than 80 million yuan to establish Hainan's first million-level supercomputing center, and its computing performance ranks among the top five universities in the country.
In June 2020, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council issued the "Overall Plan for the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port", and Hainan is heading towards the fast lane of building a free trade port with high quality and high standards. Sanya College has a forward-looking layout and quick response. It has opened the "Free Trade Port International Law School" and "Future Technology College", and plans to build key laboratories such as the Industrial Internet. It aims to further integrate into the construction and development of Hainan Free Trade Port, featuring the integration of industry and education. Efforts will be made to promote the cross integration of professional disciplines, and cultivate and reserve relevant professionals for the free trade port. Previously, Sanya College closely focused on the Hainan Free Trade Port’s development of new business formats and Hainan’s twelve key industries, initiated the establishment of the Hainan Province Hotel Talent Training Innovation Alliance, and took the lead in establishing the convention and exhibition economy management, tourism and culture industry talent training innovation alliance, and accelerated the training. High-quality, applied-skilled talents at all levels in key industries of the province. In March 2021, the Hainan Provincial Department of Education issued the "Main Points of Work of the Hainan Provincial Department of Education in 2021", which clearly included "supporting Sanya College and Geely Holding Group in the construction of characteristic industry colleges" in the main points of the annual work.
Focusing on the future needs of the free trade port, Sanya College has strengthened scientific research investment and talent introduction. Currently, it has established 3 academician workstations (academician innovation platform) such as Zhai Mingguo, Chen Guoliang, and Rong Chunming, and is the only domestic institution with 3 academician workstations (academician innovation platform) The private colleges and universities in China have also become the first private colleges and universities in the number of projects approved by the National Social Science Fund for five consecutive years. In 2020, the total number of projects approved by Sanya College has been ranked 258th among the applicants including all universities and scientific research institutes in the country, which means that Sanya College has ranked among the top 10% of the country in this indicator.
The school launched the "100 million talent introduction plan" for the world, carried out the doctoral "double hundred plan", the academic ability improvement plan of middle-level cadres, the overseas study plan, and the flexible introduction of talents plan, etc., to continuously consolidate the cornerstone of career development. The school is also in line with the country’s call for "mass entrepreneurship and innovation", and has always implemented innovation and entrepreneurship education throughout the entire process of talent training. In 2018, it was awarded the “Member University of the China University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance (IEEAC)”. There were a total of 176 national college students’ innovation and entrepreneurship projects, and the student’s scientific and technological works won the 16th “Challenge Cup” National Second Prize. The initial employment rate of fresh graduates is in the forefront of the employment rate of undergraduates in ordinary colleges and universities in Hainan Province, and outstanding graduates have been awarded the National University Student Employment and Entrepreneurship News Figure for two consecutive years. At the same time, the school quickly responded to the demand for high-quality learning from the improvement of the student source structure, and vigorously promoted the "three-dimensional" construction of curriculum constructed by curriculum saturation, depth and academic tension, and conducted in-depth, continuous and systematic teaching reforms.
The school is based on the Hainan Free Trade Port, highlights the socialization and internationalization of school running, and builds a multi-party collaboration platform. At present, the school has established a high-level synergy with Peking University, Tsinghua University, Sanya Institute of Deep Seas, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ecological Civilization Center of the State Forestry Administration, Hainan Provincial Department of Culture and Sports, and Provincial Tourism Commission. The school successfully cooperated with the School of Government Management of Peking University to hold the first Luobifeng Global Urban Civilization and Urban Innovation Forum to jointly build an internationally influential academic exchange brand; and Shanghai Jiaotong University, a "double first-class" university, jointly established the "International School of Design" and "Innovation" Design and Research Institute". The school also looks forward to the development of Hainan's health and leisure industry, and established the first health industry management college and health industry research institute in the province with the International Cooperation Center of the National Development and Reform Commission and the Fashion Group to fill the talent gap in Hainan's public health and elderly service management.
The school established the first public diplomacy research center of a private university, and the former Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Li Zhaoxing served as the honorary director; the school also established the National Governance Research Institute, the Hainan Tourism Consumption Research Institute, and the Hainan Country House Research Center to actively play the role of the university’s think tank , Serve national and regional development. In 2016, the "Private University Quality Promotion Department" of the China Private Education Association was established in Sanya College, and as the only university in Hainan Province was selected as the "China University of Applied Technology Alliance". As the only private university in the country, the school's educational and teaching reform achievements and experience, along with Fudan University, Beijing Normal University and other 13 well-known domestic colleges and universities' education reform cases, were successfully selected as the fifth national education reform and innovation model case.
The “circle of friends” for the globalization and coordination of higher education in the school has been expanding. In 2016, the Silk Road Business School was formally established. As the initiator and the leading construction unit, Sanya College became the first stop of the global Maritime Silk Road education. At present, Sanya College has established a cross-border linkage and cooperation mechanism with the Essek Higher Business School in France, the Copenhagen Business School in Nielsbruck, Denmark, and the Islamic University of Sindh, Pakistan. In 2020, the cooperation between Sanya College and Berkeley College in the United States to hold an undergraduate education program in international economics and trade was approved by the Ministry of Education. The school has also successfully established sister schools with the well-known public Ivy League universities in the United States, Miami University and Central Arkansas State University; cooperated with many universities in Asia, Africa, Europe, and America, such as Moscow State University in Russia and Berkeley College in the United States. International student category And the source of students is increasing. A number of internationally influential academic forums such as the EU Erasmus Project Conference, the Global Humboldt Scholars Forum, and the Global Enterprise China Forum are held in the school.
From 2017 to 2019, the school successfully held the "China-ASEAN Private Higher Education Development and Cooperation Forum" for three consecutive years, and signed a contract with private universities in ASEAN countries to jointly launch the China-ASEAN Private University Alliance (ACAPHEI), which won the China-ASEAN Center, Southeast Asia The Minister of Education organized the continuous support of the Regional Center for Higher Education and Development (SEAMEO RIHED) and the China-ASEAN Education Exchange Week, attracting the Secretary-General of the SCO to attend the meeting, setting up a brand new cooperation between SCO universities and China-ASEAN private universities aisle.
The school's fruitful results have won a good social reputation. In the latest "2021 China University Evaluation Research Report" released by the China Alumni Association, Sanya College was rated as a six-star top private university in China, ranking second in the ranking of comprehensive private universities in China for six consecutive years. In November 2019, Sanya College, as the only private university in China and the only university in Hainan, was reported by CCTV in a feature film "Education Powerful Country", which caused a strong response.
The development of the school has also received great attention from the party and state leaders. In November 2014, Premier Li Keqiang listened to a report on the work of school-enterprise cooperation training talents and school-enterprise collaborative innovation by the principal Lu Dan, and encouraged the school to cultivate application-oriented talents with the spirit of excellence. In December 2020, Feng Fei, Governor of Hainan Province, and Chairman Li Shufu held talks on further promoting cooperation in higher education and other fields.
2021 is the first year of the "14th Five-Year Plan" of Sanya College. Sanya College actively responds to new opportunities and new opportunities in the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port. Established five key disciplines: "Digitalization of the Financial Industry", "Digitalization of the Automobile Industry", "Modern Service Industry", "Urban Governance", and "Health Care Industry", serving the competitiveness of students and the local economy with the results of discipline construction Social development. Sanya College will always adhere to the educational sentiment, never forget the original mission, insist on a high starting point and high station for running a school, gather high-quality educational resources, release the vitality of running a school, and be committed to building a benchmark for private universities in China and an influential private university in Asia.