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Sun Yat-sen University

History

  • Founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen -- a great leader of the 20th century, Sun Yat-sen University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning characterized by its revolutionary spirit. 
  • The mission of SYSU is to advance knowledge and educate students in arts, science, technology, and other academic areas that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.

Education

SYSU has 37 Guangdong provincial key disciplines, including 20 peak-climbing key disciplines and 17 preponderant key disciplines.

Research

  • State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies (Sun Yat-sen University)
  • State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol (Sun Yat-sen University)State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China (Sun Yat-sen University)
  • State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology (Sun Yat-sen University)
  • National Engineering Research Center of South China Sea Marine Biotechnology
  • National Engineering Research Center of Digital Life
  • National Clinical Study Center for Anticancer Drugs
  • International Joint Research Center for Translational Medicine
  • International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of IncRNA and Serious Diseases
  • State-Province Joint Engineering Laboratory of Molecular Diagnosis of Clinical Medicine

Career

In order to further implement the talent strategy, accelerate the pace of educational development, introduce high-level talents particularly from overseas, and promote the development of teaching, scientific research, medical sciences and discipline construction, Sun Yat-Sen University is recruiting excellent scholars at home and abroad who are qualified for the “100 Top Talents Program”.

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Sun Yat-sen University Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
15 Mar 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type A - Bilateral Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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Beijing Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 CNY
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
10 Apr 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type B - Silk Road Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
73 6
2022
79 10
2021
89
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
201 50
2023
251
2022
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
323 -56
2023
267 -7
2022
260
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
129 30
2022
159
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

Office for International Students’Affairs.

Housing services

The Zijing Yuan Hotel is located in the Southeast Area of Guangzhou South Campus, behind the School of Foreign Languages.

Library services

The collection of more than 30,000 kinds of ordinary ancient books, more than 300,000 volumes. Covering various categories of classics, history, sub-, collections, and collections, the collection features local chronicles and Lingnan local documents.

ICT services

Students can apply for internet access 

Medical services

  • The Guangzhou South Campus Clinic
  • The Guangzhou North Campus Clinic
  • The Guangzhou East Campus Clinic
  • The Health Service Center of Sun Yat-sen University Zhuhai Campus

Campus life

  • Guangzhou South Campus covers an area of 1.239 square kilometers. 
  • Guangzhou North Campus is located in downtown Guangzhou and covers an area of 0.209 square kilometers. 
  • Guangzhou East Campus is located at Higher Education Mega Center in the east part of Guangzhou city and covers an area of 0.989 square kilometers. 
  • Zhuhai Campus covers an area of 3.571 square kilometers. 
  • Shenzhen Campus is located in Guangming New District, Shenzhen and covers an area of 3.143 square kilometers. It is under construction. 

Sports facilities

  • The Department of Physical Education is mainly committed to teaching public physical education courses and training masters of physical education at SYSU. Besides, it is also responsible for extracurricular sports training, mass sports and scientific research.
  • Sports Venues and Facilities   SYSU is equipped with complete sports venues and facilities. They are mainly used for P.E. courses, the training of sports teams and public sports activities.
  • Yingdong Sports Center on Guangzhou South Campus was donated by Mr. Henry Fok and completed in 1988, which includes Yingdong Gymnasium, Yingdong Stadium, tennis courts, basketball court, volleyball court, swimming pool and administration building.

Student clubs

  • SYSU Student Chorus
  • SYSU Host and Etiquette Team
  • SYSU Student Dance Troupe 
  • SYSU Chinese Orchestra
  • SYSU Drama Association
  • SYSU Original Music Association
  • SYSU Painting and Calligraphy Association

Guangzhou, Guangdong Sheng, China

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