Wuhan Polytechnic

       Founded in 1972,Wuhan Polytechnic (WHPT) is a public institution of higher vocational education (IHVE) under the direct administration of Hubei Provincial Department of Education. Located in the centre of Optical Valley, China's biggest photoelectron information industry base in Wuhan city, WHPT has 1464 faculty and staff as well as more than 22000 full-time students with an area of about 105 hectares and provides around 7000 qualified graduates for industries on a annual basis.

WHPT establishes 13schools in accordance with theneeds of social and economic development and offers64 diploma programs in the fields of telecommunication, mechanics, computer, civil engineering, business, art design, foreign languages, humanity, tourism and airline services, textile and fashion design, biology etc, which together forms a comprehensive pattern with focuses on national, provincial and school levels respectively. WHPT now owns 5 national demonstrative majors, 2 key majors supported by central finance, 5 modern apprenticeship majors, 22 provincial key majors, and modern manufacturing and tourism as top 10 Hubei Vocational Education Brands.13 majors are now being developed into the National Backbone Professions, and the industrial development capacity in the professional service areas has been greatly enhanced.

WHPT has gained numerous awards and honors for its excellent performance. It is one of the 100 National Demonstrative IHVEs, a National Training Base for Urgently-needed Talents, a National Demonstrative Training Base for High-skilledTalents, a National Advanced Unit of Vocational Education, a National Key Teacher Training Base for Vocational Education, a Representative National Vocational College for Employment, and a National Demonstrative College for Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Education Reform. WHPT won Top 50 Higher Vocational Colleges for Service Contribution, International Influence, Teaching Resources and Cases of Internship Management in 2017. WHPT ranked the first among the Top 100 Demonstrative Vocational Colleges in the Overseas Media Search List in the Report on Chinas Higher Education in 2016.

WHPT has been actively promoting Chinese-Foreign cooperative programs and already established exchange and working relationship with 107 universities and educational institutions in 25 countries and regions, including the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Singapore and Taiwan. WHPT has carried out 55 international education programs, and more than 2,000 alumni have studied and worked abroad. WHPT successfully led the establishment of Hubei International Exchange Consortium for Vocational Education and won the 2018 Excellence Award by World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics.

WHPT boasts a favorable natural and cultural environment for living. It offers modern and comfortable apartment accommodation for international students with free wireless Internet access. Dozens of convenience stores make daily necessities easily available for students without going out of the campus. Banking, postal and clinic services are also offered on campus, and foods of Chinese, western and Islamic styles are provided for students in canteens during breakfast, lunch and dinner time. The various sports facilities and the gymnasium on campusare attractive places for recreation and fitness. Buses and taxis leading to different parts of Wuhan city stop just in front of the campus and the metro station is just about 10-minute bus ride away.