The 10-year journey from fewer than 200 staff and students to today's vibrant community of more than 10,000 has been challenging and rewarding.
We have a number of academic departments and schools focussed on a range of disciplines, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and conducting original research:
We have a huge range of research taking place in our academic departments, as well as in our research centres and institutes.Research institutes, centres and laboratories
Our Career Development Office supports students in preparing for successful future careers and assists with work placements and job searches. The team’s services include lectures and seminars, CV and cover letter advice, workshops on interview techniques, business plans and career planning.The office also arranges external mentoring with industry professionals as well as maintaining a careers library with books and journals on career planning, together with IT resources to help you in your post-graduation job search.
Our International Student Recruitment and Support office provides a range of services to help make your experience at XJTLU go as smoothly as possible. Their services include:
The accommodation facilities our students stay in are located within the Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District and managed privately by the Suzhou Industrial Park Education Development and Investment Limited Company.You will receive information about your accommodation options once you have received your unconditional offer. We will assist in booking accommodation once you have paid your deposit to secure your place at XJTLU. Where possible, we will try to allocate you to your first choices. However, due to supply and demand, we may not be able to satisfy your first choice.
The library currently holds over 500,000 books, which are added to and updated throughout the year in response to requests from academic departments. It provides 22,000 square metres of space, housing 300 PCs and 2,500 seats for studying, discussion and computer and studio work.
Much of our computing resources are managed by our Management Information Technology and System office, who also provide free Wi-Fi access across campus, file server storage and printing services. A dedicated IT helpdesk is available to all students seven days a week.
Full of striking, architecturally impressive buildings, our north campus provides state-of-the art teaching, laboratory, research and support facilities. This includes the award-winning and iconic Central Building, which houses our library.
The campus also has sports facilities, world class-fully equipped science and engineering laboratories, International Business School Suzhou, and design studios, as well as a variety of catering facilities, including Subway, Pacific Coffee Company, and many canteen-style fast-food options.Landscaped gardens compliment pieces of modern art to create a campus environment that has become one of the striking features of Suzhou Industrial Park.
Students and staff at XJTLU have the opportunity to try a range of sporting activities through our clubs and organisations as well as the sports facilities on offer.
As an XJTLU student, as well as participating in our student sports clubs, you will have the chance to take part in physical education classes, coordinated by our Physical Education Centre.Currently, 21 sports are offered through PE classes at XJTLU, including badminton, basketball, belly dancing, billiards, boxing, bridge, Chinese martial arts, football, free combat, body building, golf, popping, roller-skating, sport dancing, table tennis, taekwondo, tai chi, tai chi sword, tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and yoga.
We host a Model United Nations, while the Student Union plays an active role in shaping campus life and academic experiences. We also have an arts centre that gives students the opportunity to get involved in a range of creative activities.The Student Union is a self-governing organisation open to all XJTLU students. It strives to serve the student body, lead and promote campus culture, and represent students’ voices in University development. It’s also a communications channel between the University and students.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.