On the afternoon of August 18th, the 4th Geely Holding Group School-Enterprise Cooperation and University Partners Exchange Meeting was successfully held. University of Sanya (USY), as the university with the largest number of employees in Geely Holding Group (Geely) in the past five years, won the Outstanding Contribution Award. The other award-winning universities were Xi’an Jiaotong University, Zhejiang University, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Xi`an University of Technology, Chongqing University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Sichuan University, Yanshan University, Henan University of Science and Technology, and Chang’an University.
Around 154 teachers from more than 80 colleges and universities across the country attended the meeting to communicate with the representatives of Geely on the theme of "new ideas, new technologies, new talents" in the fields of the cultivation of scientific and technological talents, and the scientific research and academic exchanges between universities and enterprise, and school-enterprise cooperation models. Pan Leifang, vice president and chief human resources officer of Geely, said in his speech that Geely persisted in upgrading its talent structure, built a talent forest under the new form of industry, and continuously attracted creators of new eras and new technologies.
In recent years, USY has continuously strengthened its cooperation with leading enterprises such as Geely and Chuanhua, deepened the industry-education-research combination and cooperation, linked first-class disciplines and first-class enterprises, rapidly promoted digital construction, and conducted individualized education through educational reformation and innovation. USY keeps improving its talent cultivation quality.
The cooperation between USY and Geely is in-depth and rich. As early as 2013, USY and Geely jointly established the Engineering Practice Education Center. In 2017, USY and Geely carried out the "3+1" practical teaching reform in the majors of vehicle engineering, measurement-control instruments and technology, and so on. At present, USY has reached talent training cooperation with the industry-leading platforms such as "Geely Research Institute", "Geely Commercial Vehicle Research Institute", "Geely Automobile Manufacturing Base" and "Guizhou Aerospace Electrical Appliances". The students with excellent performance during their internship can receive offers in advance.
In 2021, the construction of characteristic industrial colleges between USY and Geely won the support of the Education Department of Hainan Province by including the program in its annual work plans. In 2022, USY strengthens the in-depth industry-education-research cooperation with the leading enterprises such as Geely in production, education and research by targeting the technology iteration and talent demand of "battery", "electronic control" and "motor" in the field of new energy vehicles. USY leans towards the above-mentioned related disciplines and majors by putting into more resource and investment, and increasing education supply reform and innovation.
Adapted and translated by Zhang Yuhong
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