shijiazhuang institute of technology(sit), founded in 2003, is a full-time institution of higher education approved by hebei provincial government, recorded by the ministry of education of china and operated directly under hebei education department. it issues regular specialist diplomas of higher education. with the educational philosophy —"pursuing the very source of knowledge, applying it to practice ", sit focuses on polytechnic in parallel with humanities and employs "professional skills + post certificate + diploma" as the cultivation model for application-oriented high-tech talents. sit has established the education system of application-oriented universities, in which architecture, mechanics and electrics, information technology, automotive, economics and management, arts, nursing and other disciplines coexist.
sit has a current enrollment of more than 8,000 students. it covers 3,333 acres with the construction area of 280,000 square meters. the modern library has more than 600,000 copies of collection of paper books within the construction area of 16,000 square meters. the institute has 51 on-campus experiment and training centers and 176 off-campus training bases. there is 671 staff members, among whom 146 have senior professional titles, 175 have master's degrees and above, double-qualified teachers account for 66%.
with an international perspective as the background, with "new education, new mechanism" as the guiding ideology, sit carries out distinctive sustained educational operation, to maximize its brand value, and meet the needs for industrialized professionals and skilled personnel in the process of china's modernization, and constantly providing the society with talents with integrated personality, specialized knowledge, unity of knowledge and practice and focus on application。