10 Reasons Why You Should Choose CUG

#1. National Key University

CUG is one of China’s national key comprehensive universities. CUG is one of the first group university listed in the national "211" Project.

#2. Cradle of Brilliant Talents

CUG is renowned as the cradle of talents in the fields of earth science, earth resources, environment science and geological engineering. For over 60 years, large numbers of elites graduated from here. CUG’s notable alumni includes Wen Jiabao (the former premier of China’s State Council), Ouyang Ziyuan (the chief scientist of moon exploration project in China), Li Jiulin (the chief architect of the National Stadium (Bird's Nest) ),etc..

#3. Well-developed Disciplines

CUG has developed a complete and optimized multidisciplinary system centered on Earth Sciences, including science, engineering, literature, management, economics, law, pedagogy, and philosophy. CUG has an integrated training system of undergraduate, master, doctoral and post-doctorate education.

#4. Outstanding Faculty

The faculty members of CUG total about 1300, including 9 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 7 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and 19 externally employed members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering.

#5. Perfected Facilities

CUG has complete teaching facilities, advanced research equipment, well-stocked library and museum collections, and convenient transport links. CUG has a set of national and provincial level key laboratories and engineering centers.

#6. High Employment Rate

Over 95% of CUG graduates are either employed or continue to study as a graduate student. Our graduates have been employed at such famous companies as BAOSTEEL, CNOOC Safety & Technology Service Co. LTD, SINOPEC, China General Nuclear Power Group, SPT Energy Group Inc, etc.

#7. Student-oriented Service

As the host institute of Chinese Government Scholarship, CUG has recruited international students since 1959. Now in CUG there are more than 800 international students studying degree courses, and each year hundreds of international students visit CUG as short-term or exchange students. The ongoing commitment of CUG International Student Office is to improve student’s study experiences and support all areas of students’ personal development.

#8. Rich Cultural Life

Each year, CUG holds numerous cultural activities where international students can enjoy a great time and involve themselves in a wonderful journey to discover China, including city tour to historical spots in Wuhan, sports meeting, visit to Three Georges, dragon dance, practicing calligraphy and so on.

#9. Beautiful Campus

CUG boasts a campus which covers an area of approximately 1.13million square metres with the scenic East Lake by its side, adjacent to national high-tech development zone and "China Optical Valley". The beautiful and breath-taking landscape in CUG has enchanted the students coming from home and abroad. The CUG Yifu Museum, known for housing China’s top ranked displays of dinosaur fossils, mineral and rock specimens, is a national 4A tourist attraction in China.

#10. Close to Everything

The location of CUG provides a peaceful environment for students to undertake studies, and everything around the university is very convenient. In the spare time, there are many recreational experiences on offer and these great places are within easy traveling distance.