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Changsha University of Science & Technology

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  • Chinese Name : 长沙理工大学

  • Province: Hunan

  • City: Changsha

  • Founded: 1956

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

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World Rank
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University students

Boasting of a history of 57 years, Changsha University of Science & Technology (CSUST) evolves into an engineering-centered multidisciplinary university, integrating engineering, science, management, economics, liberal arts and law, with a stronghold in undergraduate education and a capacity of post-doctoral science and research workstations, conferment of Doctor’s Degree and recommendation of postgraduates for Master’s Degree. It has been granted with “National Excellent Grassroots Party Organization” and “Hunan Provincial Model Unit of Civility”.

(1) History

Changsha Jiao Tong University, founded in 1956, is a university directly under the Ministry of transportation. Changsha Electric Power Institute was founded in 1956. In 2003, Changsha Jiao Tong University combined with Changsha Electric Power Institute to be a new university, named as Changsha University of Science & Technology. In February 2012, Changsha University of Science and Technology joined the “Green Transportation Alliance”, becoming a member of these six universities.

(2) Discipline and programs

Boasting of a history of 57 years, Changsha University of Science & Technology evolves into an engineering-centered multidisciplinary university, integrating engineering, science, management, economics, liberal arts and law. Changsha University of Science & Technology consisting of 20 faculties and colleges offers 30 undergraduate majors, 125 Master Degree Programs, 18 Doctoral Degree Programs and 3 post-doctoral workstations. At present, there are more than 30000 Chinese students and more than 200 international students studying at Changsha University of Science & Technology. 

(3) Academic facilities and Scientific research 

Changsha University of Science & Technology currently employs over 1867 full-time teachers, among who are 310 professors and 682 associate professors. Changsha University of Science & Technology has a collection of more than 2,960,000 books, 3192 kinds of domestic and international periodicals and 4285GB EBooks. Changsha University of Science & Technology has 27 natural sciences innovation platforms, such as national engineering laboratories, science and technology innovation teams, key laboratories at provincial or ministerial level and engineering research centers; 10 provincial philosophy and social sciences innovation platform.

(4) Great achievements

Since the implementation of the “Eleventh Five-Year” plan, Changsha University of Science & Technology has won 13 national research awards, among which, the project of “Integrated Repair Techniques of Road Construction in Expansive Soil Area” won the first prize of the National Scientific and Technological Advancement Award in 2009; the projects of “Key Technologies of Security Control in Concrete Bridge Construction and Use Period”, “Assessment Method of Concrete Bridge Service Performance and Remaining Life and Its Application”, “Design of Bitumen Road Surface and Improvement Method of Its Structural Performance as well as Engineering Application” won the second prize of the National Scientific and Technological Advancement Award in 2006, 2011 and 2012 respectively. During this period, Changsha University of Science & Technology has made breakthrough in key projects of national social sciences fund, national science and technology support plan projects, key projects of national natural sciences fund and national excellent youth fund projects. It has won four national teaching awards, 217 national patents, obtaining a total funding for research RMB 1000 million Yuan for the university.

(5) Communication and international cooperation

Changsha University of Science & Technology has established exchange and cooperation with 66 institution of higher learning and research institutions from over 40 countries and regions, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Canada, and South Korea. It is accredited to enroll and train international students under China Government Scholarship Programs. Currently, it has over 200 international students studying on campus. Recently, the university has sent more than 1000 registered students to study abroad in such countries as the USA, Canada, Australia, UK, France, Russia, South Korea etc.

Changsha University of Science & Technology provides several rooms with well equipped facilities for option in international student apartment for international students in a certain rules. There are single rooms and double rooms available for international students with fallowing facilities, 24hours hot water, TV, air condition, internet connection( international students need to pay fee), public kitchen and washing machine. International students who live in the apartment need to obey the rules provided at dormitory. Such as international students need to take care of hostel and dormitory properties. International student apartment is a good place for living, studying and making new friends with each other.

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)
Scholarship Details:
Type A: Full Tuition Fees FreeType B: 50% Tuition fees-free (Need to pay 8520CNY/Year)
Bachelor Taught in English : 
Computer Science & TechnologyCivil Engineering
Harbor Waterway and Coastal EngineeringHydraulic and Hydro-Power Engineering
Under the charge of International College of Changsha University of Science and Technology, the university is qualified to admit all categories of international students from different countries. With the development of international education, there are more and more international student studying here. Currently, it has over 200 international students studying on campus.
 
Changsha University of Science & Technology has established exchange and cooperation with 66 institution of higher learning and research institutions from over 40 countries and regions, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Canada, and South Korea. It is accredited to enroll and train international students under China Government Scholarship Programs.

Canteens of Changsha University of Science & Technology are great places for international students to taste different delicious Chinese food and to know more about Chinese food culture. There are many different canteens with great variety of food with reasonable price and great environment provided for international students, such as Dingxiang Canteen, Ganyi Canteen and others. What is more, there is one Muslim canteen available for international students.

If international students want to try many different other delicious Chinese food, there are many different restaurants with special taste and delicious flavors for them.

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program.
 
2. How is the living standard in Changsha city? What about the canteen in the University?
 
Answer: The living expense here is relatively reasonable, for example, about 150 USD for your food per month. Many Different canteens with different flavors of delicious Chinese food offer for international students.
 
3. How can I arrive in Changsha city, the location of University?
 
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Changsha, the recommended flight is transit from Beijing to Changsha (around 2.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Changsha (around 2 hours), or transit from Guangzhou to Changsha (around 1 hours), or transit from Shenzhen to Changsha (around 1 hours). Students can choose the travel route according to their location.
 
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
 
Answer: the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Changsha Huanghua International Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available on duty hours in Registration time.
 
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
 
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in the big international airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need.
 
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet settled in Changsha City?
 
Answer: there is one airport, two train stations and many buses to many cities in China. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pub for going on internet.
 
7. How is the climate in Changsha City?
 
Answer: Changsha experiences a humid subtropical climate, with annual average temperature being 17.03 °C (62.654°F). The four seasons are distinct.
 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
 
Answer: China is a largest producer of engineering graduates in the world. 
 
9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
 
Answer: China has become the second largest economy and this has influential role in the global economy. 
 
10. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
 
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.
 
11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
 
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.
 
12. What is the voltage used in China? 
 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
 
13. Useful public contact number in China:
 
Answer:
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
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