Creating spaces that enable societies to bring out welfare and happiness as reflected in the SDGs, requires the continuous and collaborative effort of multiple global institutions. They need to nurture trust, promote environmental sustainability, and drive equitable economic development. Driven by this awareness and a shared vision for our common sustainable future, Tsinghua Southeast Asia Center at United In Diversity Bali Campus has co-created the platform that establishes Happy Digital X by engaging tri-sector stakeholders, employing system thinking, and nurturing transformational leadership. It will bring creative individuals on a learning journey that will make discoveries and create innovations through rigorous policy planning, best practices, and technology utilization.
Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS)
Launched in March of 2019, Tsinghua SIGS is a research and graduate education institution of Tsinghua University located in southern China. Building upon Tsinghua’s academic legacy and Shenzhen’s innovative resources, students and faculty are dedicated to tackling global challenges through cutting-edge research and collaboration.
Preparing future leaders for global challenges. Tsinghua SIGS aims to reshape graduate education as well as research and development to better serve local, national, regional, and global sustainable development. Here, we nurture the next generations of global leaders, tackle global challenges through international collaborations, and facilitate interdisciplinary research and industrial partnerships.
By diversifying faculty and student bodies, engaging in high-level collaboration with overseas partners, and internationalizing campus resources, Tsinghua SIGS will cultivate students’ global competencies and nurture them as future global leaders.
Tsinghua Southeast Asia Center (Tsinghua SEA)
Tsinghua SEA aims to contribute to a peaceful and prosperous united Indonesia and region, aligned with the Balinese Tri Hita Karana philosophy of three harmonies, the Tian Di Ren He values in Chinese, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Central to this mission is the need to build an ecosystem focused on sustainability, with talent development, innovation and value creation for happiness, especially after the enormous uncertainty and change brought by COVID-19.
As a critical step in the Global Strategy of Tsinghua University, working together with United In Diversity (UID) Foundation, the Tsinghua Southeast Asia Center serves as an important platform for the UN SDGs and will focus on talent development, academic exchange and cooperation throughout Southeast Asia and around the world.
UID is an education foundation co-founded by GITI Group and distinguished global and local partners with a mission to support harmony of people, planet and spiritual with multi-stakeholder partners in academia, public, private and civil society sectors.
The campus of Tsinghua University is situated in northwest Beijing on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty, and surrounded by a number of historical sites.
Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang”. The school was renamed “Tsinghua School” in 1912. The university section was founded in 1925. The name “National Tsinghua University” was adopted in 1928.
The faculty greatly valued the interaction between Chinese and Western cultures, the sciences and humanities, the ancient and modern. Tsinghua scholars Wang Guowei, Liang Qichao, Chen Yinque and Zhao Yuanren, renowned as the “Four Tutors” in the Institute of Chinese Classics, advocated this belief and had a profound impact on Tsinghua’s later development.
Tsinghua University was forced to move to Kunming and join with Peking University and Nankai University to form the Southwest Associated University due to the Resistance War against the Japanese Invasion in 1937. In 1946 The University was moved back to its original location in Beijing after the war.
After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the University was molded into a polytechnic institute focusing on engineering in the nationwide restructuring of universities and colleges undertaken in 1952. In November 1952, Mr. Jiang Nanxiang became the President of the University. He made significant contributions in leading Tsinghua to become the national center for training engineers and scientists with both professional proficiency and personal integrity.
Since China opened up to the world in 1978, Tsinghua University has developed at a breathtaking pace into a comprehensive research university. At present, the university has 21 schools and 59 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art.
With the motto of “Self-Discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder than Words”, Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development. As one of China’s most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today’s world and become tomorrow’s leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world.
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