Top-rated University Collaboration
Sichuan University is a key comprehensive research university under Project 985 and Project 211. The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States, is among the nation’s most distinguished comprehensive universities. Pitt is among the top ten public research universities in the U.S. Candidates enjoy independent recruitment code and are officially registered Sichuan University undergraduate students. Students can enjoy scholarships, postgraduate opportunities and study abroad exchange opportunities.
The five majors available to SCUPI students are all prominent disciplines at the University of Pittsburgh. All are relevant to advanced and sustainable manufacturing, an area under intensive worldwide development. Students educated using SCUPI’s state-of-the-art, globally oriented curriculum will have numerous career opportunities, and will be highly sought after by high technology companies, emerging industries, and preeminent graduate schools.
By following Pitt’s curriculum structure and academic credit system, alongside an all-English learning environment, SCUPI is pioneering a new model for international engineering education. Students have opportunities to study abroad, participate in student exchange and summer programs, and can gain practical experience in overseas cooperative education projects. SCUPI is developing arrangements with partner universities in the U.S. so that interested students can easily transfer academic credit for courses here and elsewhere.
SCUPI follows the rigorous academic standards established by the Pitt Swanson School of Engineering. These standards are aimed at defining and maintaining the highest levels of achievement for students. Close collaboration between SCUPI and Pitt ensures exemplary teaching quality and student achievement.
Career Advising Group
SCUPI offers individual academic advising for each student. By sharing information and resources at home and abroad, the Career Advising Group offers one-on-one advising to help each students have their own path to success.
Honors Undergraduate Research
To enrich undergraduate students’ research experience, HUR has been set as an honor program. Students can participate in research programs inside and outside Sichuan university, or even be involved in international research teams, which can help them get better knowledge of their major study and preparation for further study. The institute also encourages students to develop in an all-round way by encouraging them to participate in both campus-based and national academic competitions, performing leading roles in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs.
Cooperative Education/Internship Program
The co-op program is a work-study opportunity modeled after Pitt’s existing co-op program. This program facilitates cooperation between SCUPI and industry. Students can obtain work experience offered by the partnering companies. Statistics from the University of Pittsburgh gathered over the past twenty-five years show that participating students obtain better job opportunities and receive higher starting salaries. Participating in a co-op not only prepares students for their professional careers, but allows them to put classroom learning into practice and develop connections with industry. Each student will have a co-op advisor to aid in placement.
SCUPI provides comprehensive and in-depth career development guidance for students throughout their four-year undergraduate program. This is achieved through a series of career planning activities, including internships, industry visits, resume revisions, mock interviews, job search skills, and workplace exploration. These activities aim to enhance the employment capabilities and long-term sustainable development of SCUPI students. Additionally, SCUPI actively engages with leading industry organizations and relevant companies to facilitate the establishment of training and practice bases, joint laboratories, and explore opportunities for collaboration between the university and industry. Furthermore, SCUPI invites multiple Fortune 500 companies to campus for exchanges and in-depth discussions, contributing to the continuous improvement of talent development quality.
The strong academic programs SCUPI offers prepare students to pursue advanced studies worldwide. The institute holds regular seminars to familiarize students with graduate school application processes. SCUPI writing center established to help students with their academic writing also provides valuable resources and guidance to students. SCUPI graduates will be well-prepared and highly competitive when they apply to graduate programs worldwide.