Nanjing University, one of China`s key comprehensive universities under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, dates from 1902 when it was known as Sanjiang Normal School. During the following decades, it evolved as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, the Fourth Zhongshan University, and National Central University. On August 8, 1949, National Central University was renamed National Nanjing University. In October 1950, as required by the Ministry of Education, the name was changed to Nanjing University (NJU). In 1952, due to the nationwide restructuring of colleges and universities, some academic units such as the School of Engineering and the School of Agriculture were separated from the university; meanwhile, it merged with the School of Liberal Arts and the School of Sciences of the University of Nanking founded in 1888. Its name remained while its campus moved from Sipailou to Gulou....
Royal Holloway, University of London
The University of London degree is highly regarded worldwide. At Royal Holloway we bring together talented students in departments where academic staff are working at the frontiers of their subjects. Through top-class research, international networks and conferences, we are advancing knowledge and serving society in many different ways.Royal Holloway is a powerful force in the region, building partnerships with the business community and playing a major role in economic success. We also take pride in our cultural influence, and welcome visitors to share in the life of the College through public lectures, concerts and open days.Royal Holloway is an innovative and forward-looking place. Today we maintain the pioneering spirit of our founders in a fast-moving world, and our global network of alumni is a legacy of the wealth of opportunities we continue to provide....
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.Founded in 1766, Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate; postdoctoral fellowships to residencies; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement....
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois is ...•A world leader in research, teaching and public engagement•Distinguished by the breadth of our programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned facultyOur prominent alumni are ...•Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners•Outstanding athletes, including Olympic medalists•astronauts and scientists•leaders of international corporationsWe serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.
University of Technology, Sydney
UTS is a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney. One of Australia’s leading universities of technology, UTS has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance and a leading reputation for engagement with industry and the professions.UTS has a culturally diverse campus life and vibrant international exchange study and research programs that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.Our City campus is in the heart of Sydney's creative precinct and alongside Sydney's central business district, and our Kuring-gai campus is in a bushland setting in northern Sydney. Over the next six years, our City Campus Master Plan will deliver a state-of-the-art campus to meet the needs of 21st century students....