Scholars are the soul of universities. The characteristics and spirits of them are the university’s
exuberant vitality. During the ninety years of development, a group of scholars,
with their profound of research, excellent personality and charm, forge the
unique quality and profound historical culture of Hebei University.
There are more than 3300 staff working in the
university, about 2000 of whom are professional teachers. HBU energetically
implements and carries out the “two-wheel-drive” strategy, through which
intelligences are brought in, teachers get trained abroad, and cross-university
exchange programs are conducted. These measures have title and age is getting more and more perfect. Young talents, the creative academic pacemakers as well
as the state and provincial teaching masters are emerging in large number.
With the subject construction as her leading role,
HBU effectively exploited and integrated subject resources, highlighted her
unique advantage in the integration between different disciplines, implemented
the non-equilibrium development strategy as well as granted preferential policy
and key security on fund for well–grounded and potential subjects. Now she has
already formed into a multi-level, multi-format and multi-channel pattern, a
pattern of personnel training and subject perfecting.
HBU takes people oriented education as her basic
principle and regards improving the teaching quality as her lifeline. She tries
out the “Three-semester” system on undergraduate education, pushes forward the
“Accommodation” educational theory, and perfects the characteristics of the two
interactive classrooms. With the foundational construction of general education
and multiple model of student fostering as her mechanism, HBU would cultivate
creative and innovative talents with practical ability and studying capability. In postgraduate education, HBU insists on carrying out educational innovation, revising teaching syllabus and fostering methods. She takes the lead in
practicing “double-supervisor system” and “red-yellow-card warning system”,
which do credit to the improvement of postgraduate education.
HBU is cultivating comprehensive talents who could be
creative and with a down-to-earth approach to learn science and humanism. HBU
focuses on quality education, encourages and guides the students to have
colorful scientific, cultural and educational activities to create a fine
HBU has successfully held the “University Students’
Day” for 18 times. This festival covers hundreds of fields, such as science and
technology, culture and art, during which many famous people come to HBU, including Yu Minhong, Jiang Kun, Shun Junyi, Zhu Jun, Bi Fujian, Bai Yansheng,
Ji Lianhai, Jin Yuxi, Guo Jingjing, ect.
The extracurriculum technological innovation project
is meant for the growth and cultivation of students. In recent years, students
from HBU have won more than 500 awards in various contests, including the
Challenge Cup in technological innovation and career planning, the National
Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest , the National College Mathematical
Contest for Modeling,the National English Speaking Contest for College Students, the Freescale Auto Model Contest, the National Computer Contest for
Undergraduates in Arts. The university has been awarded best organizer in many
of these events.
HBU pays much attention to the artistic education of the university
students. There is a University Students’ Artisti Center in HBU, in which the choirs, the opera group, the military orchestra and the Chinese orchestra have been vigorously developed. Meanwhile, those groups have
successfully visited Mongolia, South Korea, Russia, etc. In the “1st University
Students’ Day”, students in HBU have won 3 first prizes, 7 second prizes and 8
third prizes, and HBU also won the title of “Best Organizer”. In 2009,68 awards
have been received in national and provincial contests; the “Best-Organizer”
award was again won by HBU.
There are more than 200 youth organizations and
student clubs on campus, which have enriched the students’ social experience and
creativity through a range of extracurricular activities. According to the
Chinese college student satisfaction index survey conducted by New Century
Weekly in 2005, Hebei University ranked 30th in the overall satisfaction index and 3rd in club activities. The Association of Students Clubs is among the top
ten college associations of student clubs of this nation.
Since its founding in 1921, Hebei University has
produced more than 300,000 outstanding graduates, some of whom are now famous
experts and scholars at home and aboard, or social celebrities, or governmental
officials. The graduates are contributing to the country in their own ways,
adding to the prestige and glory of Hebei University.