Hubei Aviation University is a private undergraduate university approved by Hubei Provincial People's Government. It has been included in the "13th Five-Year Plan" of higher education development of Hubei Province. The university is located in Yichang City, the deputy central city of Hubei Province. It is located in the Science and Education City of the Military Region, which is a key construction project of Hubei Province. The university is a full-time civilian-run application-oriented undergraduate college jointly organized by Wuhan Meilian Education Group and HNA Aviation Group, and it is also the first aviation university to be established in Hubei Province.
The construction of the university is in accordance with the standards and requirements of the Ministry of Education. The construction land of the university is planned to be 1,100 mu, which can accommodate 13,000 full-time students. With a total investment of 2 billion yuan, the campus construction will be completed in three phases. Among them, the first phase investment of 600 million yuan, land 500 mu, building area of more than 170,000 square meters. The construction of the first phase of the campus started on December 26, 2019.The main buildings include teaching buildings, experimental buildings, administrative buildings, aircraft maintenance training bases (including hangars), libraries, student dormitories, sports arenas and canthouses, etc., which meet the basic requirements of 5000 undergraduate colleges and universities.
The overall orientation of Hubei Aviation University is "based in Yichang, serving the whole province and facing the whole country". It aims to cultivate high-quality applied talents in civil aviation and related fields that are urgently needed by the industry and regional economic and social development. The university is committed to building a provincial private "double first-class" undergraduate university and a national well-known aviation university with strong core competitiveness and development potential.
Hubei Aviation University adheres to the construction concept of "green, ecological and environmental protection" and builds a green and ecological campus. The university planning fully respects the natural ecological mechanism and adopts the development principle of adapting to local conditions. Student-oriented, open space planning concept; To promote the integration of teaching and life, teaching and practice, to create approachable and slow public communication space, to promote the exchange between aerospace and other disciplines. The 100-meter tall Kechuang Building and other buildings not only integrate the historical and ethnic cultural elements of Yichang, but also have a rich modern style of individual buildings. They will converge into the landmark architectural complex with unique Yichang characteristics, and will surely become a cultural name card to improve the urban quality of Yichang.
The university mainly focuses on engineering, and is characterized by management disciplines to build an aviation culture campus. The school has formulated plans for the construction of teachers, disciplines, majors and laboratories. The first majors to be offered are flight technology, aircraft manufacturing engineering, civil aviation transportation management, etc., in order to cultivate talents serving aerospace science and technology and aviation service industry. At the same time, the university will build a collaborative innovation center for integration of industry and education, an incubation base for innovative and entrepreneurial talents, a training base for civil aviation flight personnel, and a training base for in-service personnel of aviation engineering and aviation service, etc., to build a broad and solid platform for school-enterprise cooperation, and strive to realize the connection between professional offering and industrial demand, curriculum offering and professional standards, and teaching process and production process. Highlighting the characteristics of application-oriented undergraduate universities.
Hubei Aviation University will build a digital smart campus with high starting point and high investment. The university implements digital management from teaching, scientific research, office, books, campus security, asset management and other aspects, builds big data and cloud computing platforms, develops and applies excellent teaching resources in the global civil aviation industry, takes the lead in adopting 5G technology, and builds a borderless campus with the Internet of everything, enabling students to study, live and create in a modern environment.
The establishment and preparation of Hubei Aviation University depend on the strong economic strength, rich experience in higher education and broad talent market of Wuhan Meilian Education Group and HNA Aviation Group. In order to seize the development opportunity, accelerate the pace of construction, and strive to realize the goal of setting up Hubei Aviation University officially approved by the Ministry of Education, Hubei Aviation University is now recruiting professional and technical talents of aircraft, aero engine, electronic and electrical, mechanical engineering, civil aviation transportation, economic management and public basic teaching at home and abroad, and setting up a team of undergraduate teachers in line with the regulations of the Ministry of Education. We sincerely welcome people with lofty ideals to Hubei Aviation University to make contributions to the Chinese dream of building an aviation power.