📖 Introduction

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🏫 About Xinjiang Agricultural University (XJAU)

Located at the foot of the Yamalik Mountain in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on the site of the ancient city of Gongning, Xinjiang Agricultural University is a key construction university in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region with advantages and characteristics of agricultural science. The current party secretary is Professor Xie Shuqing, and the president is Professor Jiang Ping'an. The school, formerly known as the Bayi Agricultural College, was established by General Wang Zhen in 1952 with the consent of Chairman Mao and the Central Military Commission on the basis of the Second Infantry School of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. The school is affiliated to the Xinjiang Military Region. The first undergraduate college established. In 1958, it was placed under the People's Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and changed its name to Xinjiang Bayi Agricultural College. In 1995, approved by the State Education Commission, it was renamed Xinjiang Agricultural University. In 2006, it was awarded ""Excellent"" by the Ministry of Education's undergraduate teaching level evaluation. In 2012, it was selected as the basic capacity building engineering university in the central and western universities. The school currently has four campuses including Laomancheng Campus, Yaxin Campus, Lugang Campus, and Tianger Campus, 7 school-owned practice bases including Xiejiagou Grassland Test Station and Hutubi Forage Grass Test and Demonstration Station, and 152 off-campus Teaching practice base. Among them, the school headquarters covers an area of about 1,500 acres. The campus is green with grass, green and green, and the environment is beautiful. It is a national high-quality school for rural revitalization talent training, a national civilized campus, and the first batch of green universities in the autonomous region. In the early days of the school, General Wang Zhen established the school-running policy of ""integrating theory with practice and teaching with production"" in combination with Xinjiang's agricultural and animal husbandry production and school-running reality. The tenet of running a university, stabilizing Xinjiang and cultivating talents"", abide by the school motto of ""Mingde and Aspiration, Inspiring and Competing in Education"", and adhering to the spirit of ""self-reliance, hard work, truth-seeking and pragmatism, pioneering and enterprising"", formed a kindergarten, The talent training system of primary school, middle school, undergraduate, master, and doctoral degree is integrated, and it has embarked on a characteristic school-running road that closely integrates production, education, research and application, and has made positive contributions to promoting my country's agricultural modernization and the development of agricultural higher education. The school has 24 colleges and 1 teaching department. 7 post-doctoral mobile stations, 8 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 19 first-level discipline master’s degree authorization points, 14 professional master’s degree authorization points, 61 undergraduate majors, distributed in agriculture, science, engineering, economics, management , literature, law and other 7 disciplines. Accelerating the construction of ""double first-class"", there are 5 first-class undergraduate major construction sites at the autonomous region level, 14 first-class undergraduate major construction sites at the national level, 7 first-class courses at the autonomous region level, and 3 first-class courses at the national level. Focusing on modern agriculture and animal husbandry, characteristic forest and fruit industry, regional development and other fields, there are 4 key disciplines (including cultivation) of the state and ministries and commissions, 7 peak and plateau disciplines at the autonomous region level, and the Cotton Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education, Xinjiang Modern Dairy Engineering Technology There are 16 provincial and ministerial-level research centers and key laboratories such as the Research Center, Xinjiang Grassland Resources and Ecology Laboratory, and Xinjiang Fruit Processing and Preservation Engineering Technology Research Center. The school currently has 1,622 faculty members and 998 full-time teachers, including 139 professors, 365 associate professors, and 382 doctoral degrees. The school has 1 national advanced worker, 1 national outstanding teacher, 40 experts who have won the special allowance of the people's government of the autonomous region, 1 teacher of the ""National Hundred Thousand Talents Project"", 3 New Century Talents of the Ministry of Education, and post scientists of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. 2, 2 of ""Excellent Education Workers of the Autonomous Region"", 5 of Tianshan Leading Talents, and 40 Tianshan Talents. The school has 34,897 full-time students. Since its establishment, Xinjiang Agricultural University has cultivated nearly 200,000 talents of various types for the society. Graduates are all over the country, north and south of the Tianshan Mountains. They have not forgotten their original mission, inherited the red gene, and served the country’s well-being. Contribute to harmony, stability, prosperity and social stability and long-term stability in Xinjiang. The school closely focuses on serving the major needs of Xinjiang’s economic and social development, relying on its own agricultural advantages, accelerating the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and releasing innovation-driven efficiency. The cultivated ""Xinjiang fine-wool sheep"" has become a source of income for herdsmen in the north and south of Tianshan Mountains; ""Hongyou No. 2 watermelon new variety"" has become the main melon variety in Xinjiang and is well-known throughout the country; ""Funnel-type all-sand-discharging technology"" successfully solved the water conservancy project The worldwide problem of difficult sand removal; ""Research, Development and Demonstration of Comprehensive Supporting Technology for Large Area and High Yield of Cotton"" has created seven national First, look at China for the world cotton situation, and Xinjiang has made outstanding contributions to China's cotton situation. During the ""Thirteenth Five-Year Plan"" period, the school undertook 2018 vertical scientific research projects, nearly 10 national science and technology support projects such as the horse industry, and nearly 500 million yuan in funds. A total of 48 awards for scientific and technological achievements above the provincial and ministerial level have been won (among them, 4 first prizes for provincial and ministerial scientific and technological achievements have been presided over). 36 scientific and technological achievements have been registered, 20 new varieties have been approved, 300 authorized patents (80 invention patents), 260 software copyrights, and 36 local standards have been recognized; a total of 4693 scientific papers have been published, including high-level papers (SCI/SSCI/ EI included) 520 articles. In the process of running a school, the school has always been concerned about ""three rural areas"", actively participated in the main battlefield of poverty alleviation, established the ""Xinjiang Rural Revitalization Research Institute"", actively carried out agricultural science and technology research and science and technology promotion services, cultivated and strengthened Xinjiang's characteristic and advantageous industries, and will The school's advantages in talents, technology, and disciplines are transformed into specific actions to serve poverty alleviation and rural revitalization, explore the ""1+4+N"" scientific and technological service model, promote the rapid transformation of practical agricultural technologies and scientific and technological achievements in the front line of agricultural production, and continue to help agriculture. High-quality rural development and farmers' income increase. The school has won the ""Organizational Innovation Award"" for poverty alleviation in the autonomous region twice, and many teachers have won the ""Innovation Award"" and ""Endeavor Award"" for poverty alleviation. The school has always insisted on expanding the opening of education, actively expanding international cooperation and exchanges in science and technology education, and accelerating the process of internationalization. Constantly optimize the structure of international students, strengthen the enrollment of students in advantageous disciplines such as agriculture, standardize the education management of international students, and continuously improve the quality of training. Cultivate international talents who are knowledgeable and friendly. It has established cooperative relations with more than 70 universities and research institutions in more than 20 countries and regions such as the United States, Canada, Russia, and Pakistan. Steadily promote the international promotion of Chinese language, and the Confucius Institute established in Pakistan has become one of the 100 model Confucius Institutes in the world. International cooperation platforms such as ""Xinjiang-Central Asia Modern Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation and Exchange Center"" have been established. Together with China Agricultural University and other fraternal colleges and universities, it initiated the establishment of the ""National Agricultural Colleges and Universities Alliance along the Silk Road"", which has effectively promoted the common development of higher education in agricultural colleges and universities in the countries along the Silk Road Economic Belt. Entering the new era, Xinjiang Agricultural University will fully implement the Party's educational policy, take Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as the guide, firmly focus on the general goal of Xinjiang's work, actively practice the Populus euphratica spirit, take morality and cultivating people as the foundation, and Strengthening and revitalizing agriculture is our own responsibility, accelerating the high-quality development of high-level modern universities with distinctive characteristics of the Silk Road Economic Belt, and striving to build a new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics in Xinjiang, which is united, harmonious, prosperous, civilized and progressed, living and working in peace and contentment, and good ecology. make new and greater contributions." Show less
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