WXIT ranked third in the newly-unveiled ranking of China’s Top 1000 Higher Vocational and Technical Colleges in terms of competitiveness in 2022, which is another breakthrough made by the college after taking the fourth place in the same ranking for three consecutive years during 2019 and 2021.
It is reported that the ranking is jointly launched by the Chinese Academy of Science and Education Evaluation (CASEE), Zhejiang Academy of Higher Education (ZAHE) and Development Strategy and Evaluation Research Center for Strong Province of Higher Education at Hangzhou Dianzi University, the Research Center for Chinese Science Evaluation of Wuhan University, and the Network of Science & Education Evaluation in China (www.nseac.com). The ranking includes four evaluation reports respectively on Chinese University, World University, postgraduate education and academic journal. The evaluation on higher vocational colleges covers 1516 colleges, among which 1484 are higher vocational and technical colleges, and 32 are colleges providing higher vocational undergraduate education. It is composed of 5 primary indicators, 34 secondary indicators and more than 100 observation points with newly-added indicators or data observation points including moral education, academic conduct, ideological and political courses, demonstration bases, college-industry cooperation, superior majors in the previous year, excellent teaching materials, talent training quality, integration of industry and education, innovation and entrepreneurship, 1+X certificate pilot scheme, undergraduate education pilot program, dissertation quality and impact.
From 2019 to 2021, WXIT has been in fourth place in this ranking among all counterparts in China for three consecutive years. With the advancement of the construction of A-grade college under the national “Double High-levels Plan” (namely the development of high-level higher vocational college and major with Chinese characteristics), the college has made great progress in education and teaching, science and technology research and social services in recent years. It enjoys specially prominent strength in the number and level of major education and research projects, social reputation and other individual indicators. During the process of creation and development of Wuxi University of Technology, WXIT will further focus on innovation and quality, and take the lead to develop itself into a renowned specialized college in intelligent manufacturing both at home and abroad in a high level.
According to the results of the 2022 Golden Apple Competitiveness Ranking of Chinese Higher Vocational and Technical Colleges, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Zibo Vocational Institute, Wuxi Institute of Technology, Guangdong Industry Polytechnic and Jinhua Polytechnic took the top five places, while WXIT ranked first in science and engineering among all higher vocational colleges in China.