Wuxi Taihu University launches new academy
The Scotland Academy of Wuxi Taihu University [Photo/wxrb.com]
The Scotland Academy of Wuxi Taihu University was officially launched on July 26 after being approved by the Ministry of Education.
The academy will enroll 300 students annually starting this year and offer undergraduate majors such as internet of things, computer science and technology, communication engineering, engineering management, and digital art.
Students will study both at Wuxi Taihu University and at the University of the West of Scotland. Graduates will receive bachelor's degrees from both universities and be eligible to continue studying for master's and doctoral degrees.
It is the only educational institution cooperatively run by Chinese and foreign schools among the second batch of universities for students to apply, according to officials.
The University of the West of Scotland was established in 1897 and is a well-known and comprehensive public university located in Scotland. The school's education major is considered the best in the UK, while its civil engineering major ranks third. It also has well-reputed chemical engineering, physics, accounting, finance, computer and network security engineering, and new media majors.
Wuxi, a city in East China's Jiangsu province, is using internet of things as a new engine for development. The new academy is expected to train more talent, according to officials.