Since founded in 1989, Kuang Yaming Honors School has always implemented its education model, in which students are enrolled into groups according to key disciplines to build up their foundation in basic subjects throughout both their undergraduate and graduate studies, trying to combine traditional advantages of China’s higher education with the reform and improvement of current higher education all over the world. The school is also dedicated to explore an innovative education mode in innovating undergraduate education, general education, student technology innovation, cooperation with universities abroad, political and ideological education of college student and other aspects so as to help well-rounded and high-qualified talents to stand out. The school aims at cultivating students with good scientific literacy, humanistic quality, solid knowledge basis, strong creativity, adaptability and potential, so that the school can adjust itself to the tendency of mutual influence among different courses, deal with challenges from new technology reform and meet the requirement of “facing modernization, world and future.”
The school consists of both science and arts school.
Students in lower grades have no specific major in order to receive a rigorous general education across the major disciplines.
The courses enjoy wide coverage including frontier development.
The system provides students with choices of their majors, and helps them acquire their own knowledge and ability gradually.
The training for scientific research will be as important as theory and practice courses. Students can enjoy the freedom to choose their research topics and supervisors.
Students of all disciplines live together, stimulating better communication.
Students have a higher possibility to win scholarships and acceptance in postgraduate studies.
During the past years, the school has formed its own characteristics in cultivating creative and individual talents in basic science through lasting education innovation. In courses, the school pays attention to general education, such as the construction of solid knowledge basis and training for scientific research at an early age. The school employs either professors or vice professors in core courses and outstanding scholars in frontier science, including academician in China’s Academy of Science, tutor of PHD students and outstanding young scientists, to teach students in the one-year-training for scientific research.