• 1959, incorporated faculty and students from the Department of Mining and Metallurgy of Tianjin University.
Since its founding, the university has had other names including:
• Tangshan Institute of Science and Technology
• Hebei Institute of Technology
• May 2004, the Ministry of Education approved a change of name to Hebei Polytechnic University
With more than 900,000 square meters of student residence, the university occupies an area of more than 193.3 hectares. The space for sports and other activities takes up 90,000 square meters.
NCHU now has over 1,200 professional teachers. At present, the total number of registered students is 21,000, of whom 19,000 undergraduates, 1,095 postgraduates, and over 1,200 vocational students. NCHU gives first priority to the all-around development of students as well as the quality of education, and directs its efforts to teaching innovations. As a result, it has made great achievements in the cultivation of talents and its employment rate of graduate ranks first in Jiangxi Province.
In recent years, NCHU has made great progress in the field of scientific research. It actively participates in the major national science and technology projects and has markedly increased its research and development strength.
NCHU has developed and extended its cooperation and exchange programs with colleges and universities in U.S.A, U.K, Australia, France, Japan, Ukraine, Finland, Canada, Belgium, South Korea, Russia, Holland, Sweden and Slovakia etc. NCHU also attaches great importance to student exchange. In recent years, many NCHU students have been sent to such foreign countries as Japan, South Korea, USA, Ukraine, Finland, Sweden and Australia etc. to pursue their studies; Foreign students from Nepal, Pakistan, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zambia, Ghana, Kenya etc. are enrolled in NCHU to study for Bachelor’s Degree. Students from South Korea and the Netherlands etc. also conduct short-term learning in NCHU.
Faced with opportunities and challenges brought by the great development of higher education in the new century, NCHU promptly sets development strategic goal, aiming at establishing a multi-disciplinary, teaching-research oriented university featuring engineering. Every member of NCHU is striving for this goal.
The University is blessed with a phenomenal teaching faculty for the students. There are about 1651 teachers, which includes 326 professors and 494 associate professors. From time to time there are a number of guest lecturers who come forward to provide the students with a wider aspect to the courses and programs. The guest lecturers until now include- Hu Jintao, Jiang Zemin, Wen Jiabao, Zhu Rongji, Jiaqinglin, Li Changchun and many other state leaders, foreign diplomats.
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Therefore, the university is becoming more widely accepted by the society, and it gradually paves its own unique way to run a medical university at the accepted standards.