The First Phase of Future Campus of Soochow University was Officially Opened

On the morning of November 8th, the first phase opening ceremony of Future Campus of Soochow University was held. Several government and university leaders attended the event, including Vice Mayor of Suzhou City, leaders of Soochow University, and leaders of Wujiang District.

 

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School of Future Science and Engineering was established in the first phase of Future Campus. This year, 319 undergraduate freshmen was registered in majors of  artificial intelligence, integrated circuit design and integrated system, statisticsand mechanical and electronic engineering. In 2022, majors of robot engineering, and data science and big data technology would be added. It was expected that about 1000 students would study in Future Campus in September, 2022.


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Future Campus would strengthen cooperation with industry leading enterprises to build a new mechanism for university- enterprise cooperation, and build Future Technology Research Institute, which was a new engineering cross innovation platform for the whole chain innovation from basic research to applied research.

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Meanwhile, Future Campus would also vigorously attract international resources and strengthen exchanges and cooperation with internationally renowned universities and scientific research institutions. School of Future Science and Engineering was promoting cooperation with universities such as Polytechnic University of Turin and University of Genoa in fields of robotics, artificial intelligence and industrial design. In the Drug Discovery International College of Innovation jointly built by Future Campus with Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the talent training cooperation system from the postgraduate program to the doctoral program was formed. The Sino- foreign cooperative university running project including the undergraduate talent training was under application. The International Drug Discovery Research Institute of Innovation, which was cooperated with famous universities from Ireland, France and South Korea, was also under planning. It was planned to start enrolling  undergraduates  in 2022 when students at all levels would study in Future Campus.

 

At present, Soochow University was issuing a talent recruitment announcement for Future Campus all over the world to recruit strategic scientists and leading talents with profound scientific literacy and outstanding organizational leadership, such as international top lecturer professors, outstanding talents and elite talents, and outstanding young scholars with development potential.