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Ningxia University is a university jointly established by the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, a national "first-class discipline" construction university, and a national "211 Project" key construction university.


Ningxia University was founded in 1958. In December 1997, Ningxia University merged with the former Ningxia Institute of Technology and Yinchuan Teachers College (including Ningxia Institute of Education); in February 2002, it merged with Ningxia Agricultural College to form a new Ningxia University, unveiling a brand new school reform and development. page.


The school is located in Yinchuan, a historical and cultural city with a long history and beautiful scenery. It covers an area of 2,938 acres, a teaching experimental farm of 1,890 acres, and a school building area of 870,000 square meters. There are 2,690 faculty members in the school. It recruits students from 27 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the Central Government. There are 18,963 full-time general undergraduates, 5,428 postgraduates, 1,004 ethnic minority preparatory students, and 179 international students. The campus is full of buildings, luxuriant flowers, and trees, and the environment is elegant. It is an ideal place for studying and pursuing a scholarship.


In the course of more than 60 years of running a school, the school has adhered to the school motto of "Being Virtuous, Diligent, Seeking Truth, and Innovating" and promoted the "Shazam Tree Spirit" of "Don't be afraid of difficulties, don't fear the wind and cold; Entrepreneurship, hard work, brave in innovation, pioneering and enterprising. Especially in recent years, the school has seized historic opportunities such as the joint construction of the provinces and the ministry, the comprehensive strength improvement project of universities in the central and western regions, the "double first-class" construction, and the "co-construction of ministries and regions", adhere to the path of distinctive development, and strive to improve the quality of schooling. Continuously promoting the development of connotation, it has now become a comprehensive university with coordinated development of science, engineering, agriculture, economics, management, literature, law, and art.


The Seventh Party Congress of Ningxia University set the development goal of “by 2025, build Ningxia University into a first-class western university with distinctive regional characteristics and outstanding ability to serve the local area”, and clarified the establishment of a “three comprehensive education” as the core. The two main lines of work are the main line of "Deshu people educating people" and "the mainline of development with the construction of "double first-class" as the core of the "joint construction of ministries and regions". Seven key tasks have been formulated to start a new journey in the construction of a first-class university in the west.


The school currently has "Chemical Engineering and Technology", one national "First-class Discipline" construction discipline, and "Chemical Engineering and Technology Discipline Group" and "Ethnology Discipline Group" two "Ministry and District Joint Construction" discipline groups, and "Prairie Science". 1 National Key Discipline, 1 National Key (Cultivation) Discipline of "History of Chinese Ethnic Minorities". 18 autonomous region key disciplines, 8 "13th Five-Year" autonomous regions with superior characteristics, 8 "13th Five-Year" autonomous regions key disciplines, and 10 autonomous regions "first-class disciplines" construction disciplines. There are 6 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 31 first-level discipline master programs, 15 professional master degree authorization programs, and 3 post-doctoral research stations.


Among the faculty, there are 2 specially-appointed professors of the "Changjiang Scholars Award Program", 1 national-level teaching teacher, 1 national "Ten Thousand thousand Program" tens of millions project leader, and the national "Ten Thousand Program" philosophy and social science leader 2 people. Nine people at the first and second levels, 13 people at the third level of the National "Ten Thousand Thousand Talents Project", 2 innovation teams in the "Changjiang Scholars and Innovation Team Development Program" of the Ministry of Education, 30 scientific and technological innovation teams and talent highlands in the autonomous region. 5 people were awarded the title of "Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions to the Country", 2 people were awarded the title of "Four Batches" in the National Propaganda and Cultural System, 15 people were entitled to the "Special Allowance of the State Council", and 13 people were entitled to the "Special Allowance of the Autonomous Region Government". Thirteen people were selected as the "New Century Excellent Talents Support Program" of the Ministry of Education, one was selected as a member of the Department of Mathematics and Science of the Science and Technology Committee of the Ministry of Education, 15 were selected as a member of the Teaching Guidance Committee for Ordinary Colleges and Universities of the Ministry of Education, and 4 were selected as a member of the Autonomous Region’s "Stop Talents" Project. 1 person was awarded the title of “Four Batches” of the Autonomous Region’s Propaganda and Cultural System, 15 people were selected for the Autonomous Region’s “Overseas Talents Attracting Hundred Talents Program”, 15 were selected for the Autonomous Region’s “Domestic Talent Attracting 312 Program”, and 18 were selected for the Autonomous Region’s “313 Talent Project”. Thirty-two people were selected for the autonomous region's youth top talent training project.


The school has always adhered to the principle of "cultivating people by virtue" and continuously improving the quality of talent training. Strengthen the central position of talent training, train high-quality talents by the goal of "sound personality, solid foundation, social adaptability, and development potential", and determine the teaching of "strengthening the foundation, strengthening practice, developing expertise, focusing on innovation, and split training" Reform ideas, by constructing two programs (professional training program and personality training program), perfecting two systems ("four-in-one" classroom teaching quality evaluation system and teaching quality monitoring system), and building five platforms (general education platform, Teacher education platform, curriculum construction platform, student practice ability training platform, student innovation ability training platform) to be implemented. Strive to make all undergraduates participate in the cultivation activities of innovative spirit and innovative ability in different ways through hard work, and make 30% of them have the certain innovative ability. There are 80 undergraduate majors, and 20 majors have been selected as national first-class undergraduate major construction sites. There are 1 national off-campus practice education base for college students, 1 national quality course, 1 national quality resource sharing course, 4 national first-class undergraduate courses, 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center, and 3 national teaching teams, 8 national-level superior characteristic majors, 1 national-level bilingual teaching demonstration course construction project, 271 national-level college students' innovation and entrepreneurship training program projects, and 9 national-level teaching achievement awards first and second prizes.


The scientific research work of the school closely focuses on the major national and regional strategic needs, takes innovation-driven development as the driving force, invigorates the elements of innovation through system and mechanism innovation, focuses on basic research, strengthens applied research, and promotes the transformation of results. During the "13th Five-Year Plan" period, the school has undertaken more than 1,200 scientific research projects at the provincial and ministerial levels and above. The total amount of scientific research funding has reached 911 million yuan, with an average annual growth rate of 10.89%, which is an increase compared to the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan" (467 million). 444 million yuan; won 345 various scientific research awards, including 1 National Science and Technology Progress Award, 29 Autonomous Region Science and Technology Progress Awards (including 1 first prize and 10-second prizes), and outstanding academic papers in natural sciences 189 articles, 2-second prizes of the Ministry of Education's Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award, 3 items selected into the National Philosophy and Social Science Achievement Library, 2 Ningxia Social Science Outstanding Contribution Awards, and 119 Ningxia Social Science Outstanding Achievement Awards. The school actively connects with local characteristics and advantageous industries, takes the innovative school-local school-enterprise cooperation model as the way, and serves the social system mechanism innovation as the driving force. It has successively established comprehensive cooperative relations with more than 120 enterprises and institutions in 5 cities in the autonomous region and dispatched more than 100 enterprises. More than scientific and technological poverty alleviation instructors, expert service groups, "three districts" scientific and technological talents and post scientists have established industry-university-research innovation alliances such as the "Grass and Livestock Industry Technology Innovation Alliance". Relying on major scientific and technological projects, several technologies and equipment have been promoted and applied. The school currently has the provincial and ministerial joint construction of the key laboratory of coal efficient utilization and green chemical engineering, the provincial joint construction of the Northwest Land Degradation and Ecological Restoration State Key Laboratory Cultivation Base, the Arab National Research Provincial Joint Construction of Collaborative Innovation Center, Ningxia Big Data and Labor Intelligent provinces and ministries have jointly built 42 scientific and technological innovation platforms (bases) at the provincial and ministerial level and above, including collaborative innovation centers, and more than 100 professional laboratories in various disciplines. Approved building the National University Science and Technology Park.


The school adheres to the road of open education. Focusing on the goals and requirements of "double first-class" construction and "joint construction of ministries and regions", intensify the in-depth cooperation with domestic cooperative colleges and universities, and benchmark first-class disciplines with Shanghai JiaoTong University, Xiamen University, Tianjin University, East China University of Science and Technology, Shaanxi Normal University Five universities, including the university, have established several advantageous disciplines, and continue to consolidate with Shandong University, Northwest A&F University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Nanchang University, Jilin University, Fuzhou University, Zhejiang University, Wuhan University, Lanzhou University, Hunan Normal University, Cooperative partnership with more than 10 domestic universities such as Harbin Institute of Technology. Based on regional characteristics and advantageous disciplines, it has established cooperative relationships with 31 universities in 15 countries and regions. The first Confucius Institute in the Gulf region was established in cooperation with the University of Dubai, UAE. The school is the first batch of universities approved by the Ministry of Education to accept foreign students. It is the only institution in Ningxia approved by the Chinese Government Scholarship for International Students, the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters Scholarship Student, and Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters. HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) test site. Since the enrollment of international students in 1992, more than 2,000 international students from more than 40 countries have come to the school to study.


Facing the future, the school will focus on the clear development goals of the seventh party congress, based on a new starting point, achieve a new leap forward, fully implement the fundamental task of Lide Shuren, and seize the “double first-class” construction and the “ministerial joint construction”. Opportunity, adhere to characteristic development, innovative development, and high-quality development, and strive to build Ningxia University into a first-class western university with distinctive regional characteristics and outstanding ability to serve the locality.



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