In South China University of Technology, there are 27 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 9 of which are national experimental teaching demonstration centers including material science and engineering experimental center, electrical information and control experimental teaching center, engineering training center, light work and food experimental teaching center, comprehensive liberal arts experimental teaching center, mechanical basic experimental teaching center, mechanic engineering virtual simulation experimental teaching center, digital architecture and urban virtual simulation experimental teaching center, photoelectric material and device virtual simulation experimental teaching center.
The laboratories in our university occupy an area of 330220 square meters in total. Up to now, in our university, there are 398 lab technicians, 5 of which are high professional title, 83 are associate professors, 311 are intermediate and below : Doctor degree or above 48, Master degree or above 263.
After more than 60 years of construction and development, South China University of Technology has become a comprehensive and research-oriented university which has strengths in engineering, has a cross-link of science and engineering, and has the characteristics of multiplied disciplines including management, economy, literature, law and medical science. SCUT has good college-running conditions and teaching environment and has a fine tradition of scholarship, adhering to the university motto of “Erudition, Thoughtfulness, Discernment, Practicing”, sticking to high-quality and three initiatives, namely, creation, innovation and entrepreneurship international outlook, outstanding innovative talents and Focusing on nurturing innovative and composite talents.
In the new stage of development, our university will hold high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics and takes Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thought of “Three Represents” and Scientific Outlook on Development as guidance, and adheres to the idea of “people-oriented”, strives for superb academic quality and a strong and esteemed faculty,an open mind and prosperous cultures, and plays the academic construction in an important position , and roots in the development of culturing students, and focuses on scientific research, and spares no efforts to develop SCUT into a domestic first-class, world-famous and high-level research university.