Yunnan Water Conservancy and Hydropower Vocational College is a public higher vocational school with a history of more than 60 years in running a school, focusing on training high-quality builders and professional and technical personnel in the construction, operation and management of water conservancy and hydropower construction, operation and management. It is also the only water conservancy and hydropower school in the province. Class vocational school. The school has two campuses, Fumin and Lanlongtan, with five secondary colleges including water conservancy, electric power, civil engineering, management, and artificial intelligence.
The school has a profound history of running a school. The predecessor of the school was Kunming Water Conservancy School of Yunnan Province, founded in 1956. It was renamed Yunnan Water Conservancy School in 1979 and Yunnan Water Conservancy and Hydropower School in 1984. In 2016, the People's Government of Yunnan Province approved the establishment of Yunnan Water Conservancy and Hydropower Vocational College. In the same year, the Provincial Party Committee approved the integration of Yunnan Water Conservancy and Hydropower School into Yunnan Water Conservancy and Hydropower Vocational College. Over the past 60 years, more than 30,000 outstanding skilled personnel have been sent to the society, and the industry has been hailed as "the cradle of water conservancy and hydropower engineers".
The school has distinctive characteristics. The school upholds the school motto of “the goodness is like water, the unity of knowledge and action”, adheres to the socialist direction of running a school, takes the leadership of morality as the fundamental task, takes water conservancy, electric power, and civil engineering as the backbone features, and takes the integration of industry and education, and school-enterprise cooperation as the way, based on the way. Yunnan, facing South Asia and Southeast Asia, actively serves and integrates into the national development strategy. Since entering the ranks of higher vocational education, leaps and bounds in education and teaching have been achieved.
The school has excellent conditions for running a school. The campus covers an area of more than 700 acres, with a school building area of 228,500 square meters. The campus environment is beautiful. The water landscape of the study sea, arch dam, earth-rock dam, three-hole well and other water landscapes are scattered. Internship training facilities and water cultural landscape are ingeniously integrated. . The school has excellent teachers, 43.8% with senior professional titles, 51.3% with master's degree and above, and 62.6% with "dual-qualified" teachers. The school has advanced teaching equipment, sufficient book resources, and rich teaching resources. Each major has a systematic training base inside and outside the school.
The employment prospects for students are broad. Relying on the province's water conservancy and hydropower industry platform, the school has formed a long-term mechanism of school-enterprise cooperation and combination of work and learning with hundreds of enterprises and institutions, providing a broad stage for graduates to find employment. Over the years, the initial employment contract rate of school graduates has remained at around 98%, and the employment rate of 2019 and 2020 graduates has reached more than 93%, and each person can choose more than 4 professional counterparts. The employment rate has reached a record high, ranking all Provincial universities are in the forefront.
At present, under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era, and guided by the spirit of water conservancy in the new era, the school actively integrates into major national development strategies such as the “Belt and Road” construction and the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt to serve the “three positioning” and "Prospering water to run Yunnan" as its own responsibility, closely surrounding the "five nets" construction, relying on the "Dianzhong Water Diversion" project, based on the new development stage, implement the new development concept, build a new development pattern, and strive to create the school as a distinctive, domestic First-class modern higher vocational colleges.