In the south of Bagui, the border and the sea, the banks of the Yongjiang River, and the green city. Guangxi University is located in the picturesque Nanning, the capital of Guangxi. It is the oldest and largest comprehensive university in Guangxi. It is the only national "211 Project" construction school in Guangxi, a world-class discipline construction university, the Ministry of Education, and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The people's government "jointly builds" colleges and universities with ministries and regions.
Guangxi University was established in Wuzhou in 1928 and became the National Guangxi University in 1939. It merged with Nanning Normal University in 1950 and merged with the undergraduate department of Xijiang University in 1951. In 1952, Chairman Mao Zedong wrote the name of Guangxi University. In the same year, the Agricultural College of Guangxi University became an independent Guangxi Agricultural College. When the colleges and departments of the country were adjusted in 1953, the teachers and students, disciplines, equipment, and books of Guangxi University were adjusted to 19 colleges and universities in South Central and South China, making major contributions and sacrifices to the development of higher education in New China. In 1958, Chairman Mao approved the restoration and reconstruction of Guangxi University. In 1961, Guangxi Institute of Technology and Guangxi Institute of Science and Technology merged into Guangxi University. In 1962, Guangxi Forestry College was merged into Guangxi Agricultural College. In 1970, Guangxi Labor University was merged into Guangxi Agricultural College. In 1992, Guangxi Agricultural College was renamed Guangxi Agricultural University. In 1997, Guangxi University merged with Guangxi Agricultural University to form the new Guangxi University.
Guangxi University pioneered higher education in Guangxi. The first president was Dr. Ma Junwu, a famous educator, scientist, and democratic revolutionist in my country, who is known as the "Northern Cai Nanma" and "Master of the Generation" in the education field. During the Anti-Japanese War, Li Siguang, Chen Wangdao, Chen Yunque, Li Da, Wang Li, Qian Jiaju, Liang Shuming, Lu Hefang, Chen Huanyong, Shi Ruwei, Wang Zhenru, Li Yunhua, Liu Xianzhou, Ji Yufeng, Xiong Deshan, Zhang Yingnan, Zhang Zhang, Sheng Cheng, Jiao Juyin and other famous artists Once taught here, at that time, there was a gathering of talents and prosperous disciplines. At that time, it was one of the most influential national comprehensive universities in China. The merger of the two universities in 1997 and the entry into the "211 Project" enabled Guangxi University to embark on a new journey of creating a high-level university.
In particular, since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the reform and development of the school has achieved a series of major landmark results: the successful completion of the plan to enhance the comprehensive strength of the universities in the central and western regions, the establishment of a national key laboratory, and a number of national science and technology awards, engineering, materials science, agronomy, The five disciplines of plant and zoology and chemistry entered the top 1% of ESI's global rankings, entered the ranks of the national world-class discipline construction universities, became a "ministerial joint construction" university, and was selected as a national civilized unit, one of the top 50 universities in the country for employment, and a national university innovation The top 50 entrepreneurial work and the first batch of demonstration universities in the country to deepen the reform of innovation and entrepreneurship education, the school has entered a new stage of connotative development. In the course of running a school for more than 90 years, Guangxi University upholds the school mission of "Protect China, Develop Guangxi" and the school motto of "Diligence, simplicity, and sincerity", and has accumulated and precipitated distinctive school characteristics, profound cultural heritage, and unique Western University spirit.
The school covers an area of more than 21,300 acres, of which the Guangxi Tropical Agriculture New City (agricultural and forestry research teaching experimental base) covers an area of 16,900 acres, the total building area of the school is more than 1.7 million square meters, the total value of teaching and research equipment is 2.532 billion yuan, and the collection of documents A total of 8.7 million copies (including the college reference room), including 4.65 million e-books, 57,000 electronic journals, and 206 Chinese and foreign databases. There is a complete range of disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, teaching, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and art.
There are 67 undergraduate majors enrolled in 2020, of which 37 majors are enrolled in 15 major categories. There are 25 colleges, with 27704 full-time undergraduates, 11049 full-time postgraduates, 2267 international students, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan students, and 56165 continuing education students. There are currently 3457 faculty members, including 598 senior professional and technical positions, 1015 deputy senior professional and technical positions, and 1,955 full-time teachers. There are 1 "world-class" construction discipline, 2 "ministry-regional joint construction" first-class discipline groups, 2 national key disciplines, 1 national key (cultivation) discipline, 8 Guangxi first-class disciplines, and 2 Guangxi first-class disciplines (cultivation) ) Disciplines, 13 key disciplines with characteristic advantages in Guangxi, 20 key disciplines in Guangxi, 19 national first-class undergraduate construction majors; 17 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 37 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 25 master's professional degrees Authorized categories and 11 post-doctoral research mobile stations. There are 1 national key laboratory, 1 provincial and ministerial national key laboratory cultivation base and 1 national international scientific and technological cooperation base, 2 provincial and ministerial joint collaborative innovation centers, 4 Ministry of Education key laboratories and engineering research Center, a strategic research base of the Ministry of Education, a regional and national research base of the Ministry of Education, a key laboratory of the State Forestry Administration, and several major scientific and technological innovation bases, key laboratories, engineering technology research centers, and agricultural seed cultivation in Guangxi Center, University Humanities and Social Science Key Research Base, "2011 Collaborative Innovation Center", etc. Our school has signed academic cooperation and exchange agreements with 270 universities and academic institutions in 48 countries and regions around the world and has close cooperation and exchanges with 90 universities and academic institutions in the ten ASEAN countries.
The school adheres to the socialist direction of running a school and the fundamental task of cultivating talents. With the improvement of the quality of talent training as the core, a series of landmark results have been achieved in teaching development and reform. Since 2007, it has won a total of 81 "Quality Project" construction projects and "Undergraduate Teaching Project" projects of the Ministry of Education, and the number of projects won ranks among the top universities in the country's "211 Project". Among them are 12 national characteristic majors, 3 national quality courses, 2 national bilingual teaching demonstration courses, 7 national quality open courses, 6 national first-class undergraduate courses, 3 national teaching teams, and 2 national teaching teachers , 4 national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot majors, 1 national-level talent training model innovation experimental zone, 5 national-level off-campus practice education bases for college students, 24 experimental teaching centers, 5 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and national-level virtual 2 simulation experiment teaching centers, 1 national virtual simulation experiment teaching project, 17 autonomous region-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 10 autonomous region-level virtual simulation experiment teaching centers (including cultivation projects), and first-class undergraduate courses of autonomous region-level virtual simulation experiment teaching 4 15 majors were selected into the Ministry of Education’s "Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program", "Excellent Legal Talent Education and Training Program" and "Excellent Agriculture and Forestry Talent Education and Training Program", and 19 national first-class undergraduate professional construction sites. Professor Yanlin Zhao won the second prize of the 2018 National Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award.
For 16 consecutive years, the school has been awarded the title of "Guangxi General College Graduate Employment Advanced Unit" and "Guangxi General College Graduate Employment and Entrepreneurship Outstanding Unit". The KAB Entrepreneurship Club of Guangxi University won the top ten in the country. Won the first prize in the 16th "Challenge Cup" National College Students Extracurricular Academic Technology Competition, and won the "Winning Cup", and won 1 silver and 2 bronze in the National Finals of the 6th China "Internet +" University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, And won the first prize in a series of competitions such as the 2nd National Agricultural Science Sub-University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, National College Student Electronic Design Competition, 11th National College Student Advertising Art Competition, and 13th China Intelligent Manufacturing Challenge National Finals. Prize.
For more than 90 years, the school has trained more than 500,000 talents for the country and society, including 8 alumni including Li Lin, Dang Hongxin, Chen Taiyi, Shen Shanjiong, Lu Hefang, Wen Shengchang, Shi Ruwei, and Han Bin. Elected as academicians of the two academies, a large number of alumni such as Li Zhaozhuo, vice chairman of the 10th and 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Li Jiheng, Minister of Civil Affairs, and Chen Wu, chairman of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, have grown into outstanding talents in all walks of life.
The school strives to improve the level and quality of teachers, strengthens the training and introduction of high-level talents, and creates a high-quality faculty team with noble morals, exquisite business, reasonable structure, and full of vitality. There are 1 academician, 4 dual-employed academicians, 8 leading talents of the "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 7 Changjiang Scholars Distinguished Professors, 1 Changjiang Scholars Chair Professor, 1 Young Changjiang Scholars, and winners of the National "Outstanding Youth Fund" 8 people, 2 national "Outstanding Youth Fund" winners, 14 national "Hundred, Thousand, Thousand Talents Project" candidates, 3 national "Outstanding Professional and Technical Talents", 13 candidates for the Chinese Academy of Sciences Hundred Talents Program, national overseas high-level talent introduction 10 candidates for the plan, 8 national "outstanding contribution young and middle-aged experts", 2 national cultural masters and "four batches" talents, 5 "Young and Middle-aged Science and Technology Innovation Leaders" from the Ministry of Science and Technology, and "New Century Outstanding Talents" from the Ministry of Education There are 8 candidates for the Talent Support Program, 1 winner of the Lu Xun Literature Award, and 39 experts enjoying the special government allowance of the State Council.
The school pays attention to technological innovation, strives to serve society, and has produced a batch of original achievements with great influence. Among them, Professor Wang Pijian has made remarkable achievements in the research of cattle and pig hybrid improvement. He won the Advanced Individual Award of the National Science Conference in 1978 and the "Science Pioneer" Award of the First World Buffalo Conference in 1985; and the "Indica Hybrid Rice" hosted by Researcher Zhang Xiancheng The project won the National Special Invention Award in 1981; the “Research and Development of Bovine IVF Technology” undertaken by Professor Lu Kehuan (the second contributor) won the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2000; the “High Vigor a-Acetyl” project hosted by Professor Huang Ribo The project of "Development and Application of Lactic Acid Decarboxylase" won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2007; the project of "Key Technologies and Applications for Recycling and Ultra-low Emission of Typical Wastewater from Papermaking and Fermentation" hosted by Professor Wang Shuangfei and "Large Chlorine Dioxide Production System" The “Key Technologies and Application of Non-Elemental Chlorine Bleaching of Pulp” project won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2016 and the second prize of National Technology Invention Award in 2019; the “Large-span Arch Bridge Key Technology Research Team” led by Academician Zheng Jielian won the second session National Innovation Competition Team Medal, presided over and won the second prize of the 2018 National Science and Technology Progress Award, won the 16th China Civil Engineering Zhan Tianyou Award, and won the 36th International Bridge Conference (IBC) highest award-George Richardson Award .
In addition, since 2006, the school has also won 25 first prizes of provincial and ministerial science and technology awards such as the Ministry of Education, and 2-second prizes and 4 third prizes of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Sciences). Won 23 first prizes of Guangxi Social Science Outstanding Achievement Award. The school serves national and regional development strategies, performs social service functions, highlights the protection and utilization of subtropical resources and industrial upgrading, serves the construction of the “One Belt and One Road” focusing on ASEAN, serves the development of marine resources in the South China Sea and the Beibu Gulf, and provides services for ecological environment protection. The school-running characteristics and scientific research advantages of the governance and unity and progress of the frontier ethnic regions have promoted the integration of production, education, and research and the transformation of results, and the transformation of a large number of results has achieved huge economic and social benefits.
In recent years, the development of Guangxi University has received care and support from the Central Government and the Party Committee and Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. In October 1998, Jiang Zemin, then General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and President of the State, wrote an inscription for Guangxi University: "A century of education is based on unity and struggle to run Guangxi University well." In December 2018, Wang Yang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Chairman of the CPPCC National Committee Guangxi University inspected and condolences; Jia Qinglin, Song Ping, Wei Jianxing, Li Lanqing, and many other parties and state leaders have visited Guangxi University, and the main leaders of the Ministry of Education and the party committee and government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region came to the school to guide work and solve problems. The Party Committee and Government of the Autonomous Region successively approved the issuance of the "Guangxi University Comprehensive Reform Pilot Program", the "Guangxi University Promotion of First-class University and First-Class Discipline Construction Program", and the "Ministry-Region Joint Construction" Guangxi University Implementation Plan", and signed the "Ministry of Education Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region" The People’s Government’s Agreement on "Ministry and District Joint Construction" Guangxi University", the school has entered a new stage of connotative development with "double first-class" construction and "ministerial district joint construction" as the main goals.
Facing the future, the school will be guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, thoroughly implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, adhere to the socialist direction of running schools, implement the fundamental task of Lide and foster people, and serve the "building a beautiful Guangxi to realize the dream of rejuvenation." According to the school’s “100-year goal, three-step implementation, five first-class, six strategies” planning ideas for the establishment of the school, we will strive to cultivate social responsibility, legal awareness, innovative spirit, practical ability, and international vision in the new era. "Five Have" leading talents, accelerate the construction of "Double First Class" and connotative development, and make new and greater contributions to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!