Liuzhou Vocational and Technical College is located in Liuzhou City, a southwest industrial strongpoint in Guangxi. It is one of the first batch of full-time comprehensive higher vocational colleges nationally approved in 1998, one of merely 2 National Demonstrative Higher Vocational Colleges in Guangxi and 100 colleges in China, and one of the first batch of national conservation-oriented public pilot institutions. The college is run by Municipal People's Government of Liuzhou and jointly administrated by the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region government and Liuzhou City government.
The college ranked 27th in 2016 List of National College (Vocational College) Competitiveness and 1st among the counterparts in Guangxi, 19th in 2016 List of Most Influential National Demonstrative Higher Vocational College and 1st among the counterparts in Guangxi.
The college covers an area of 753,000m2, and has the total fixed assets of about 520 million Yuan, the teaching equipment worth 209 million Yuan and 71,000 books. The college has 3 training bases with the central financial support, 14 demonstrative draining bases in Guangxi, and 2 production training bases with equipments worth of 10 million Yuan. The college has more than 12,000 full-time vocational college students and a faculty of 683 members, including 512 full-time teachers, and 391 professional teachers with titles over an instructor, 249 teachers with postgraduate’s or master's degree, 208 full-time teachers with senior titles, 1 famous national-level teacher and 6 famous teachers at the autonomous regional level. The higher vocational college boasts the largest number of teaching teams and famous teachers at the autonomous regional level.
The college establishes 8 schools or department, such as the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, the School of Automotive Engineering, the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, the School of Finance and Logistics Management, the School of Trade and Tourism Management, the School of Environmental and Food Engineering, the School of Art and Design, and the Public and Foundational Courses Department; and set up 57 majors, including 6 national key pilot majors for college construction, 1 national teaching-reform pilot major, 1 quality major at the autonomous regional level, 1 excellent major at the autonomous regional level, 9 special majors at the autonomous regional level and 2 majors of higher vocational and technological college to improve the skills of professional service for industrial development.
The college has six national quality courses, 5 national quality resource sharing courses, and 27 quality courses at the autonomous regional level. The college has 6 state-level teaching results and becomes a vocational college that owns the largest number of national awards for teaching results. The college has 3 training bases with the central financial support, 14 pilot training bases in Guangxi, and 2 production training bases with equipments worth of 10 million Yuan. The college has the most advanced institution with complete functions.
The college is a school for the training of national personnel in short supply in auto application and maintenance, one of the first batch of training bases for the national high-skilled personnel training (electromechanical project), one of training bases for digital control technology with the central governmental support and award, a training base for the national personnel in short supply in auto application and maintenance, a training base of the China Mold Industry Association for the mold personnel, a training base for the national skilled personnel in short supply, a training base for the transfer and employment of rural labor force in poverty villages in Guangxi, and a training base for the teachers of secondary vocational educations in Guangxi.
The college develops Sino-German dual system, Sino-British apprenticeship and many other international cooperation schooling projects and tracks with the international standards to cultivate the innovative talents and service for the local industrial upgrading. In October, 2015, China Daily, a China national daily newspaper, reported the pilot project of Sino-German dual system. The college got into the international field of vision with its international schooling model
The college set up a vocational skill appraisal institute to carry out the appraisal for more than 40 jobs at primary, medium and higher vocational job qualifications, such as mechanical and electrical, automotive, computer, economic, art and other jobs, has actively provided the “order-typed” talent training service and technical R&D service for the business, etc. and has yearly provided the training and skill appraisal for nearly 20,000 students. The college undertook the outsourced manufacturing of parts and components from more than 40 businesses, such as Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd. The college has docked the counterparty supports with nearly 20 vocational colleges within and outside of Guangxi.
The college set up the first “one-stop” student service center in the universities and colleges in Guangxi to fully cover the student affairs and respond to them 24h a day. The college introduced the CRP digital campus information platform, built up the cloud computing center and the intelligent campus to achieve a full coverage of the campus with wireless network.
The college’s teachers have the powerful scientific and technological innovation ability, at present, they have applied for 200 patents and 124 patent licenses, 56 granted invention patents, and 63 utility model patents. The teacher’s papers published ranked 1st in the number, citing frequency, downloading frequency among the higher vocational colleges in Guangxi.
The college has an average employment rate above 92%for 16 consecutive years, and the proportion 70% of employed students in Guangxi. The college has been assessed as an advanced unit for the graduate employment among universities and colleges in Guangxi for 16 consecutive years. The college has cultivated Qiu Liubin, a winner of "National May 1 Labor Medal", YuanYin, a Zhang Haidi in contemporary time, and other outstanding graduates, many of which have become the technical backbone in the business and won the good reputation for the college.
With the powerful support of all levels of government, the attention of various circles of society, the college has scored fruitful achievements in construction and development: national demonstrative vocational college, one of the first batch of pilot vocational colleges in Guangxi, an excellent college for vocational college’s personnel training work level assessment by the Ministry of Education, an advanced work unit for graduate employment among Guangxi’s universities and colleges for 16 consecutive years, a pilot unit for the national younger worker’s skill appraisal(only one among Guangxi’s universities and colleges)，an advanced unit for the business and vocational skill appraisal in electronic business in Guangxi, a unit wining the outstanding contribution award for high-skilled personnel training(only one among Guangxi’s universities and colleges), an excellent training base of transfer and employment of rural labor force in poverty villages in Guangxi(only one among Guangxi’s universities and colleges), an advanced unit of vocational education in Guangxi, an advanced collective of teaching reform and management among Guangxi’s universities and colleges, a civilized unit of the autonomous region, and a safe and civilized campus among Guangxi’s universities and colleges. The college has become a leading vocational education institution in Guangzhou, a vanguard of higher vocational education in Guangxi and erected a brand of higher vocational education.
(Note: the closing time of data update: Dec., 2016)