Founded in 2007, Wenzhi College was named after Mr. Tang Wenzhi, a famous master of sinology, great educator and ex-chancellor of Jiaotong University. Located at the southwest of Xi’an Jiaotong University Xingqing Campus, Wenzhi College owns an independent building named “First Class Court”. Currently, there are approximately 2,600 undergraduates with 7 different programs — mechanical engineering, energy and power engineering, human settlements and civil engineering, chemical engineering and technology, materials science and engineering, aerospace engineering, electronic and information engineering, and law.
The college consists various public space for students such as the Party caucus room, the audio-visual room for ideological and political work, the academic counseling center, the career-development instruction room for college students, a talk room, the Wenxin tearoom, a reading corner named “Joy to Read” , and etc. There is a multi-dimensional and integrated ideological and political work team with thirteen members. Within this team, there are leading instructors from each program, academic mentors, part-time counselors, off-campus counselors, etc. The goal of Wenzhi College is to facilitate interaction between teachers and students, to combine well knowledge and practice, to improve multi-dimensional commutation and collaborations with students and professionals with various backgrounds.
Wenzhi College comes with strong faith in education with the quote from Mr. President Tang Wenzhi “Only after men have cultivated fine moral characters, can they become learned men, grow into talents and be successful in their careers.” With this belief, the college focuses on moral education, vigorously promoting the Western Relocation of national hardworking spirits, high raising the “Four Banners”, sharing “the stories of Wenzhi”, and fulfilling the “Four Hundreds” educational project.
Lead by the Constitution from the Community Party of China, Wenzhi College always remember the goals to educate youth with strong responsibilities to the nation and society, and to educate youth to become elites in the tomorrow. Based on the Constitution from the Community Party of China, the college is intended to innovate the fundamental organization structure frame with format of building work based on the Student Party Building Office. Promoting the national hard-working spirit as the main theme, there organize a variety of activities to encourage the student party members to demonstrate their responsibility for self-education and self-care. And also, the college cultivates students’ social responsibilities through team collaboration instructed by the Constitution of the Community Party of China, social practice, government internships, voluntary service, cultural communication and other activities. (Party building activities)
Surrounding students, close to students and care of students.Wenzhi College enhances the three-level counseling system of “professional teacher guidance, counselor assistance, and peer counseling”. Through listen-to-the-heart conversations, instructors can adopt a three-level conversation network of ordinary conversation, focused regard, and crisis intervention. There are four counselor workrooms, including Yanlin Workroom, Classical Chinese Workroom, Budding Workroom, and Zhixing Workroom, to serve the students’ individual needs. (Heart-to-heart conversations, class meetings, etc.)
Culture immersion, characteristic formation and character development.Inspried with the spirits of national, group collaboration, hero-like and optimism, the students can participate the activities to read 100 classics, get to know 100 teachers, listen to 100 reports, and join 100 activities (“Four Hundreds” educational project, Guoguo pictures, comprehensive ability courses, etc.). There are several featured activities in the college as well, such as “100 Classes read 100 Classics”, “Enjoy Reading” book sharing meeting, “Teachers and Peers Reading Guidance Meeting”, and “Reflections on the 100 Classics”. There is also a project of “Twelve Sights of Wenzhi” intends to improve the comprehensive ability of the students, forming a new pattern of cultural education centered on “modeling minds, regulating behaviors, cultivating culture and building environment”.
The college builds a self-regulated student community with the Party branch as the guide and the student union, the youth league working committee, and the dormitory union as the main body to improve the awareness of self- exploration and self-serving of students. (Students’ organizations and clubs show up)
Prefund communication, cooperation, and mutual learning. In 2014, Wenzhi College, collabrated with Zhixing College of Beihang University, Renzhong College of Fudan University, Mengxiancheng College of East China Normal University, Houde College of Tsing Hua University, Chengchi College of Chengchi University, United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Zhengyutong College of University of Macau, to form the University College Alliance and became the permanent member. In 2015, Wenzhi College and Caoguangbiao College of University of Macau established a sister-college relationship and have organized regular exchange visits among the students ever since.
We study in Wenzhi, recreate in Wenzhi, and grow up in Wenzhi. Integrating the resources among inside and outside the university, collaborating with the schools and the functional departments, and gathering both internal and external strength, the college follows the “Three Holistics” educational philosophy throughout the process of ideological and political education, cultural education and social practice education. The college also vigorously advocates the special culture of “intelligence, vitality, responsibility, kindness, and mutual assistance”, and strives to cultivate a new generation with fully development in morality, intelligence, sports, aesthetics and work.