Introduction to Guilin University of Technology
Guilin University of Technology (GUT) is located in Guilin, an internationally famous tourist city praised as “East or west, Guilin scenery is best”. Since its foundation in 1956, GUT has consistently made talent cultivation, and scientific research and education as its missions, and has nurtured more than 100,000 outstanding high-potential professional technical and management talents in various disciplines, in which way it has made significant contributions to the nation, and especially local economic development.
GUT has four campuses, including Guilin Pingfeng Campus, Yanshan Campus, Nanning Anji Campus, and Konggang Campus. With a gross area of over 3,300 mu, GUT has 19 secondary colleges; 2 postdoctoral research centers, 3 doctoral-degree programs for first-level disciplines, and 16 master-degree programs for first-level disciplines. With more than 1,400 full-time teachers and more than 300,000 full-time students, GUT is a research-oriented, open-styled, comprehensive university bearing 7 discipline categories, including engineering, science, management, liberal arts, economy, law and art.
GUT, based in Guilin City, a platform of international tourism resort, has already built a friendly cooperative relationship with more than 100 well-known universities and institutions from over 30 countries, including The United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and etc…
Guilin (Panorama) is a city in North Guangxi, China. Guilin is a scenic town and one of the best-known tourist destinations in China. There are many scenic places within short traveling distance of Guilin. Guilin is a beautiful city. The town center is surrounded by two rivers and four lakes and studded with sheer sided karst mountains. Outside the city center, the buildings are less well kept. The main industry in the city is tourism so the city is much cleaner than other Chinese cities.Guilin itself is like most other medium size Chinese cities, other than that it has a large number of western-style hotels, tourists and is relatively free of air pollution. Many Chinese domestic tourists also flock to this area. What makes it special is its proximity to many picturesque limestone mountains and formations.
- 2h 30mins to Guangzhou by rail
- 3h to Shenzhen by rail
Guilin food is a combination of Cantonese and Hunanese cuisine. It is characterized by its sweetness and the delicate use of spices, particularly chili. Many foods are have a sour or spicy taste. Stir-frying and steaming are the most common cooking methods of Guilin food.
Guilin has short, mild winters, and long, hot, humid summers. Winter begins dry but becomes progressively wetter and cloudier. Spring is generally overcast and often rainy, while summer continues to be rainy though is the sunniest time of year. Autumn is sunny and dry. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 8.1 °C (46.6 °F) in January to 28.2 °C (82.8 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 19.12 °C (66.4 °F).