Recently, the Ministry of Education sent a letter to the People's Government of Hebei Province (Letter of the Ministry of Education  No. 25), approving the establishment of a Sino-foreign school cooperatively run by Northeastern University and University of Technology Sydney, Sydney Smart Technology College of Northeastern University. The approval number is MOE13AUA02DNR20202066N, and the school address is No. 143, Tai Shan Road, Economic and Technological Development Zone, Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province.
The Sydney Smart Technology College of Northeastern University has been approved to carry out undergraduate education in Computer Science and Technology, Communication Engineering and Applied Statistics. The enrollment will start in 2020, with an annual enrollment of 300 students and a running scale of 1200 students. The college introduces teachers and teaching materials from University of Technology Sydney. Students who have passed the examination and meet the requirements for conferring a degree will be awarded a diploma and a bachelor's degree from Northeastern University. Upon completion of a school-running cycle, a certificate from University of Technology Sydney will be issued upon assessment by both parties.
As an important platform for the university to implement the national education opening-up strategy, serve the regional economic and social development and cultivate national innovative talents, the establishment of the Sydney Smart Technology College of Northeastern University is an important measure for the university to promote the internationalization process and the construction of double-first-class. The College will give full play to the advantages of Northeastern University and University of Technology Sydney in the fields of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. Through strengthening the training of academic English, students will be able to obtain all-English learning ability, cultivate and practice the socialist core values, master the world's cutting-edge intelligent information technology, possess international perspective, be familiar with international rules, be good at international communication, and be competent for the cross-disciplinary international talents working in the field of information and artificial intelligence.