The ZJU-UIUC Institute is based on the International Campus Zhejiang University. To explore new models of higher education that combine the best practices of the east and west, draw from advanced educational experiences around the world and cultivate innovative talent with international vision, Zhejiang University initiated development of an International Campus in February 2013. The plan was approved by the Ministry of Education in October 2015, and the first students enrolled in September 2016.
The International Campus is located in Haining in northeast Zhejiang province. Haining is at the heart of the Yangtze River Delta economic zone, with Hangzhou to the west, Suzhou to the north, and Shanghai only 120 kilometers to the east. There are five domestic and international airports within 2 hours' drive, The Shanghai-Hangzhou high-speed railway crosses the town. Multiple expressways in and around the city connect to Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shanghai, Ningbo, and the rest of China. The intercity railway from Hangzhou to Haining, whose terminal station is on the east side of the campus, is under construction.
The International Campus emphasizes a residential college model. Each residential college provides a friendly and supportive learning-and living environment. Each student has a private bedroom, shared bathroom and common living space. Each College offers library facilities, study rooms, discussion and interactive spaces, laundry facilities, activity spaces, and fitness rooms. The Master of the Residential College, Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, is a famous educator who was President of the University of Hong Kong for 12 years. The Fellows, Tutors and Counselors in each College are ready to help students make the most of their learning experience, through general education, personal development, extracurricular activities, and events. The program seeks to help students become well-rounded people with knowledge, leadership skills, competence, creativity, morality, and individuality.
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