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Guangxi University (abbreviation: Xi Da (西大); Chinese: 广西大学; Pinyin: Guangxi Daxue) is a state university, located in Nanning, capital of Guangxi, China.

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History

Guangxi University was established in October 1928. Its first president was the celebrated scientist and educator Ma Junwu.

In 1936, Guangxi University was molded into a comprehensive university with disciplines in the liberal arts, sciences, engineering, agriculture and medicine.

In 1939, Guangxi University developed into a national university and by 1949 it expanded into one with 5 colleges and 22 departments.

In 1952, Mao Zedong inscribed the name for the university. His calligraphy is still in use today.

In 1952, College of Agriculture became independent as Guangxi Agricultural College.

In 1997 the former Guangxi University and the former Guangxi Agricultural University merged and formed the new Guangxi University.

Disciplines

  1. philosophy
  2. economics
  3. law
  4. education
  5. liberal arts
  6. science
  7. engineering
  8. agriculture
  9. management

Guangxi University has 18 colleges and one department:

College of Social Science and Management
College of Commerce, College of Laws
College of Culture and Mass Communication
College of' Foreign Languages,
College of Sciences
College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
College of Biotechnology and Sugar Making Engineering
College of Resources and Environment
College of Mechanical Engineering
College of Electric Engineering
College of Computer Science and Information Engineering
College of Civil Engineering, College of Agriculture
College of Forestry
College of Animal Science and Technology
College of Vocational Technology
College of Adult Education
Department of Physical Education

Size

The campus covers an area of 3.07 square kilometres (1.2 square miles) with a building area of 745,000 square meters (7.9 million sq. ft). The university has 2 million volumes, 200 professors and 670 associate professors. The present enrollment consists of 24,205 students including 181 doctoral candidates, 4,145 master's degrees candidates, 19,879 undergraduates, and 20,361 students in vocational training programs.

SCIC (a College at GXU) Student's website

Sino-Canadian International College students (website http://sites.google.com/site/ragbagcomics/Home) have created their own community wiki, scholalry academic journals (based on real world journals), published research papers, and given presentations at professional meetings.

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