Higher Education in China
Sichuan University (SCU)
Sichuan University (SCU) is one of China’s top universities directly under the Ministry of Education. Sichuan University is located in Chengdu, a famous historical and cultural capital city of Sichuan Province, known as the land of abundance. The university has invested significantly in research, teaching and medical equipment.
It consists of three campuses : Wangjiang, Huaxi and Jiang’an. The University campuses with their favorable environment and beautiful landscape, make a wonderful place for learning and research.
In 1994, the former Sichuan University and the former Chengdu University of Science and Technology merged into Sichuan United University, and then in 1998, it was renamed Sichuan University. The second merger took place in 2000 when Sichuan University and the former West China University of Medical Sciences joined together. Sichuan University is a pioneer in the institutional reform of higher education. It’s one of the first universities being reformed and has made historic contributions to the reforms of higher education in China.