Wuhan Business and Trade Vocational College (WBTVC) is a full-time college approved by the People’s Government of Hubei Province and registered with the Ministry of Education. The College has two campuses respectively in Wuhan and Hong’an. WBTVC Wuhan Campus is located in the hinterland of Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone (Optical Valley of China), with convenient transportation and thousands of high-tech enterprises. WBTVC Hong’an Campus is located in Hong’an Economic and Technological Development Zone, which is the birthplace of the Red Revolution and the world-famous Hometown of Generals. WBTVC Hong’an Campus is near the mountain and by the river, with beautiful natural landscape and natural ecological environment. The two campuses cover an area of more than two thirds square kilometers, equipped with beautiful environment and unique architectures and integrating history, humanities and ecology. WBTVC is a modern vocational and technical college with distinctive characteristics, advanced international education system and strong cultural atmosphere.
WBTVC consists of 9 schools, including School of Modern Business Technology, School of Modern Management Technology, School of Modern Information Technology, School of Modern Arts and Education, School of Nursing and Health, School of Aviation Services, School of General Education, Teaching Department of Ideological and Political Theory, and School of Continuing Education. The College has 48 three-year college majors including 1 national backbone major, 2 provincial key majors, 1 provincial brand major and 2 provincial characteristic majors. It enrolls students from more than 20 provinces (cities and autonomous regions) across the country, with nearly 14,000 students at school and 40,000 graduates trained for the society. WBTVC has been awarded many honorary titles, such as Advanced Unit of Ideological and Political Education in Colleges and Universities in Hubei Province, Provincial Advanced Unit of Vocational Education, Top 100 Units of Comprehensive Strength in Hubei Province, one of the First Batch of Modern Apprenticeship Pilot Units in Hubei Province, Integrity Demonstration Unit in Hubei Province and one of the Safest Campuses in Wuhan. In March 2018, China Academy of Science and Education Evaluation, Research Center for Chinese Science Evaluation, China Education Quality Evaluation Center and www.nseac.com jointly conducted a comprehensive evaluation on 1386 higher vocational colleges in China. The comprehensive strength of WBTVC ranked among the top 300 higher vocational colleges in China and the forefront of similar colleges in Hubei Province.
The College has superior facilities and equipment, with a construction area of 803,000 square meters and a collection of 1,093,500 books. It has a strong faculty of scholars, professors and industry experts with rich practical experience who are interested in vocational education. At present, there are 787 full-time teachers. 30.50% of them are professors or associate professors; 74.59% have doctoral or master degrees; and more than 60% are double qualified teachers. In the past five years, the faculty has undertaken 67 national and provincial scientific research projects, won 63 various achievements in scientific research, and got 107 national patents. The College attaches great importance to the cultivation of students’ technical skills. In the past five years, our students have won 198 awards, which are 4 national awards and 194 provincial awards.
WBTVC takes moral education as the foundation and adheres to the development orientation of taking the road of vocational and technical education and striving to obtain a higher level of vocational and technical education. With the school-running purpose of building a modern vocational university that students love and cultivating applied technical talents that the society is satisfied with, the College practices the motto of Dedication and Practice, Innovation and Excellence, establishes a dynamic adjustment mechanism for majors changing with industrial development and talent demand, and establishes a training system for high-quality technical and skilled talents. At the same time, WBTVC pays attention to the cultivation of students’ behavior and habits, and trains students by the 2333 Collaborative Education Mode, which refers to relying in two platforms, integrate three types of courses, improving tripartite linkage mechanism and realizing tripartite cooperation. WBTVC cultivates applied technical talents who can engage in medium and senior technical and management work in the front line of production (work), construction, management and service, and high skilled talents who can work in operational posts requiring knowledge and technique.
Focusing on the quality concept of seeking survival and promoting development by quality, the school constantly updates the education concept, innovates the education mode, perfects the education ecology, improves the quality of teachers, betters the quality guarantee system, and promotes the in-depth integration of information technology, education and teaching. WBTVC is committed to making its level of education, social contribution and social influence at the forefront of similar colleges in the central region, and to becoming a high-level modern vocational and technical college with great influence in the country.