According to the overall development of the school, the East Campus is planned and constructed according to the scale of accommodating 20,000 full-time students and the positioning type of a comprehensive university (category 2). The total land area is 1,551 mu, and the total construction area is about 821,000 square meters. The total investment is About 7 billion yuan.
The campus planning of the East Campus basically follows the design style of Shantou University’s headquarters, and incorporates modern design concepts. The overall plan combines innovation, culture, intensive, and ecological concepts. "Bring linkage" structure order. Combining the actual situation of the planned land use of the project, and based on the principle of "use function first, overall overall planning", the overall planning and setting up of functional areas such as teaching experiment area, living area, sports area and central shared area.
The second phase is the student dormitory area (athlete village) with a land area of about 369 mu and a building area of about 152,000 square meters. The construction content includes: 10 student dormitory buildings, 3 canteens, ancillary facilities, etc. Construction started in July 2019 and is scheduled to be completed before the end of August 2021.