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About WXIT
About WXIT  

Wuxi Institute of Technology

— A Great Homeland for Students; A Credible Partner for Enterprises

    

    Wuxi Institute of Technology (WXIT), founded in March of 1959, is an independent and full-time public higher vocational institute, which was authorized by the National Education Ministry and is under the jurisdiction of Jiangsu Education Office. WXIT is one of the first group of twenty-eight “National Higher Vocational Model Colleges”. In 2012, WXIT has been approved to offer four joint four-year educational programs by collaborating with Jiangsu University so as to train high-quality professional and technical talents at bachelor level.

    WXIT, with two campuses of Zhongqiao Campus and Taihu Campus, is located near the beautiful Taihu Lake, and it occupies an area of 664,200 square meters. Currently it has about 12,000 full-time students living and studying on campus and has a faculty of more than 780. WXIT has set up 13 academic schools and sections offering about 40 programs ranging from mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, applied computer technology, to business administration, tourism, logistic management, etc.

    WXIT has been continuously forging ahead on the way of internationalization in the field of higher vocational education. In 2004, WXIT became the first affiliate member of the American Association Community Colleges for International Development (CCID). Currently, WXIT has established exchange and cooperation with various colleges and educational institutions from over 10 countries and regions such as America, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Singapore, etc. In 2005, WXIT commenced with the joint-education program of “International Business (Global Marketing)” with TAFE Southwestern Sydney Institute, Australia. In 2009, WXIT started the joint program of “Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation” with Pitt Community College, North Carolina, USA.

    The 12th “Five-year” is the most strategic period for the development of higher vocational education in China. WXIT is trying to seize this opportunity, push the strategy of “Developing with QualityReinforcing with Talents, and Prospering with Culture”, and achieve the objective of developing into a “domestic top-ranking and internationally-recognized higher vocational college with distinctive characteristics”.