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President‘s Welcome

Prof. Zhang Qingjie, President of WUT


Dear students, alumni and friends,   

  Welcome to Wuhan University of Technology!

  In the early 20th century China started the "State 211 Project", which endeavored to prepare China for the 21st century by establishing 100 universities to train students in a number of key disciplines and majors. In time WUT became one of these "State 211 Project" institutions. As a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education, WUT has developed greatly, becoming a cradle of talent for sci-tech innovation and a base for regional economic construction.  
  Currently, WUT has 36,100 undergraduates, 16,200 postgraduates and doctoral students, 319 students both from

abroad and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan as well as 51,200 part-time students. Moreover, WUT has almost 6,000 teaching faculty and staff members, among whom there are 3,000 faculty members, 582 professors, 1,173 associate professors and 6 academicians both of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering.

  WUT has been persistent in carrying out its four development strategies: promoting individuality, harmony, internationalization and innovation. In particular, the university has attached great importance to the improvement of international atmosphere on campus. WUT has established programs with over 100 universities and research institutes world-wide. Furthermore, the university has invited distinguished scholars from all over the world to hold lecture and has made more than 200 of them guest or honorary professors. You can find more information on the university's website.    

  WUT will adhere to the principle of "Educating People First and Prioritizing Academic Advancements" and carry out the motto of "Sound in Morality, Broad in Learning and Pursuing Excellence". We believe that with the joint efforts of our faculty and students, together with the support from all the members of our community, WUT will strive to achieve great successes with unity, determination, dedication and innovation. In this way we will compose a new beautiful chapter in the history of the university, one in which WUT will be transformed into an open, multi-disciplinary and research-oriented university with its own distinct characteristics. We aim to become a first-class university in China and to be an internationally renowned institution in certain disciplines.