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Ningxia Institute of Technology

Ningxia Institute of Technology is an ordinary undergraduate college approved by the Ministry of Education. It is located on the shore of Xinghai Lake in Shizuishan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. It is the only university in the country surrounded by water. It covers an area of more than 1,400 acres and has a construction area of more than 290,000 square meters. The school was established in 1985 and its name was Ningxia Shizuishan Union University; in 1993, it was renamed "Ningxia Shizuishan Workers College" with the approval of the former State Education Commission; in 2000, it was renamed "Ningxia Shizuishan Vocational Technology" with the approval of the People’s Government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and the Ministry of Education. College”; In 2005, it was upgraded to a general undergraduate college with the approval of the Ministry of Education, and the school was named “Ningxia Institute of Technology”.

  After more than 30 years of development, it has formed a multi-level talent training system that focuses on undergraduate education and takes into account junior education, adult education and continuing education. Now it has become a general undergraduate college of higher learning with a coordinated development of multiple disciplines such as engineering, economics, literature, science, art, and sports. There are currently 11 secondary colleges and two departments, offering 37 undergraduate majors and 25 junior majors, involving 8 disciplines. Among them, six majors including mechanical engineering, accounting, electrical engineering and automation, safety engineering, computer science and technology, and automotive service engineering have been included in the autonomous region-level specialty construction sites; safety engineering, water supply and drainage science and engineering, and Internet of Things engineering 4 majors such as, e-commerce, etc. are the key construction majors at the autonomous region level; mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and automation are the dominant and key disciplines of the "13th Five-Year" autonomous region; data science and big data technology are currently the only universities in the northwestern region that have won Approve the major of admissions.

The school currently has more than 400 full-time teachers, 146 associate professors or higher, more than 70 "dual-professional" teachers, and flexibly introduced 5 autonomous region-level distinguished professors, 4 chief experts, 6 school-level distinguished professors, and 7 guest professors. The number of masters and doctoral degree holders reached 68.15%, one person enjoyed the special allowance of the State Council, and one national March 8 red flag bearer. More than 11,600 full-time students are enrolled in 26 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities across the country.

   school is an undergraduate university that aims to cultivate applied talents earlier in the country. Around Lide’s fundamental task of fostering people, fruitful results have been achieved in the cultivation of innovative and applied talents, the updating of teaching concepts, the research of teaching methods, and the exploration of training models. In 2017, the school further condensed the school-running ideas and positioning of transformation and development, and proposed to adhere to the school-running purpose of morality, fostering people, serving the locality, and adhering to the school-running philosophy of educating people, engineering-based, application-first, and innovation-oriented. Based in Ningxia and Northwest, covering the region and the whole country, promoting open schooling, training high-quality modern application technical talents that meet the needs of regional economic and social development, forming a professional education with engineering as the main subject, multi-disciplinary coordinated development, modern technology and management School-running characteristics integrated with double innovation education. At present, more than 200 teaching engineering construction projects have been completed, including 4 national-level projects, more than 100 autonomous region-level projects, and 16 teaching reform projects; 4 teaching teams have been formed, with 5 excellent courses and 3 experimental teaching demonstration centers , 2 talent training model innovation experimental areas, 3 autonomous regional shared experimental bases, 66 college students' innovation and entrepreneurship projects; won 4 teaching achievement awards at or above the autonomous region level; more than 150 people have won prizes in national competitions, and more than 760 people have won Awarded in provincial and ministerial competitions. The initial employment rate of fresh graduates has always remained above 90%, which is among the highest in the district. The school has ranked among the top 100 private universities in the country, becoming the best private university in Ningxia.

The school is actively carrying out foreign exchanges and cooperation. In 2013, the school was included in the Ministry of Education's counterpart support plan for universities in the western region, becoming the only private college in the country to be included in this plan. It was supported by Northeastern University and jointly trained undergraduates with Northeastern University." The 2+2" program has covered more than 20 undergraduate majors, and more than 1,000 outstanding students have been selected to participate in the program; in 2017, the Ministry of Education again approved Zhejiang University of Technology to support Ningxia Institute of Technology. In recent years, it has successively developed the "dual campus" project with the University of California, Riverside, Arante University, Northwestern Polytechnical University, and Josai International University in Japan. 1", and the "3+1+1" undergraduate and master degree program, more than 100 students have been sent to foreign schools for short-term and long-term study.

The school adheres to the direction of serving the national strategy and regional economic development, relying on the advantages of science and engineering, and actively building an education platform for industry-university cooperation with enterprises, and in-depth cooperation with enterprises in student training, internship training, employment, enterprise training, and part-time teacher team construction. , To achieve the largest range of resource integration. At present, 51 off-campus practice education bases and 8 social practice bases have been built, including 2 autonomous region-level off-campus practice education bases for college students. In 2012, hosted the "National Mine Rescue Skills Competition", in 2013, successfully held the "Global Education Alliance (GEC) 2013 Annual Meeting", and successfully held the "Ministry of Education Hong Kong Lee Shau Kee Foundation Thousands of Central and Western University Presidents Forum 2014 Annual Meeting" in 2014 "In 2015, large-scale activities such as the inaugural meeting of the Ningxia Private Education Association and the industrial development and key work site exchanges and observation meetings of the whole region were successfully held.

   The development of the school has received strong support from the central and local governments at all levels and the society. In 2009, the school was included in the scope of debt resolution of local colleges and universities, and the school achieved zero debt; in 2012, the school was included in the two-level government co-construction unit; in 2013, the school became a base for postgraduate social teaching practice and a base for short-term postgraduates of Tsinghua University; In 2015, the school successfully passed the qualification assessment of undergraduate teaching work by the Ministry of Education.

The school has always been adhering to the school-running philosophy of "education-oriented, engineering-based, application-first, and innovation-oriented", firmly grasping the core task of improving the quality of application-oriented personnel training, and closely focusing on local economic and social development and Enterprise talent needs, adhere to open school running, deepen school-enterprise cooperation, promote the integration of production and education, and have established cooperative relations with nearly 100 domestic and foreign enterprises. In 2017, the New Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Experience Center and the Mental Health Education and Research Center were formally completed and put into use. In March 2018, the National Development and Reform Commission approved the construction of the production-education integration project-Ningxia Institute of Technology's Application-oriented Technical Skills Talent Cultivation Capacity Building Project Construction started officially. With a brand-new attitude, the school is actively advancing the structural development strategy of "big economics and management, strengthening science and engineering, integrating innovation and innovation, and creating newness".

Facing the future, the school will firmly seize the important opportunities of the national “One Belt, One Road” strategy and the “Two Districts” construction in Ningxia, further enhance the conformity of talent training with local economic and social development, coordinate innovation, and comprehensively enhance the comprehensive school-running strength and contribute to the economy. Social development will cultivate more applied, skilled and innovative talents.