A Bird’s-Eye View of Campus Garden
Guangxi University of Foreign Languages (GUFL) is located in Nanning, the permanent place where holds the China-ASEAN exposition, the key city of the Guangxi Beibu Gulf economic zone and the capital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The University was founded in June 2004, formerly known as Guangxi Dongfang Foreign Language College. It was upgraded in April 2011 to offer bachelor's programs and changed the name to Guangxi University of Foreign Languages (GUFL).
GUFL Main Gate
The University Mission is Run Our University to the Complete Satisfaction of the People. The University Motto is Chinese-souled, International-minded. With Being Pioneers and Forge Ahead as the University Running Spirit, the Great Love and Zhiyuan School Ethos was formed.
Planning MapⅠof Konggang Campus
GUFL comprises 11 teaching schools which are School of South-East Asian Languages & Cultures, School of European-American Languages & Cultures, School of Literature, School of International Education, School of International Economics & Trade, School of Business & Public Administration, School of Accounting, School of Arts, School of Education, School of Information Engineering, School of Marxism, School of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. GUFL offers 30 undergraduate major programs, 8 of them are foreign language undergraduate program like Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Indonesian, Japanese, English, French and Spanish. GUFL is the university with the maximum number of foreign language majors and students who study foreign languages. There are 14,488 full-time students, 12,905 of them are undergraduates.
Planning MapⅡof Konggang Campus
GUFL has 2 campuses, Wuhe Campus and Konggang Campus, with a combined area of 869,546.95 square-meter with 132,634.91 square-meter teaching buildings and 116,669.84 square-meter dormitory buildings. Withing teaching laboratories facilities which totally valued 5,939,580,000 RMB and a storage of 151,900,000 paper books.
Southeast-Asian Cultures Park
GUFL stressed applying-oriented talents cultivating mode. Since upgraded, GUFL undertook 3 national education planning projects, 109 autonomous region-level teaching reform projects, awarded 6 autonomous region-level teaching achievement prizes including 1 grand prize, 1 second-class prizes and 4 third-class prizes. GUFL devotes itself to the goal to cultivate applied professional talents not only with patriotic sentiments, international perspective, solid specialty foundation, strong practical and innovative capabilities, but also with virtue, wisdom, fitness and goodness, a combination of application-oriented, export-oriented and distinct characteristics.
GUFL pays attention to cultivate students` ability of innovation and entrepreneurship. The project Innovative-oriented and Entrepreneurial-oriented Personal Training Mode Research and Practice of the Management Major which Service for Guangxi Beibu Gulf Economic Construction awarded Guangxi higher education teaching achievement grand prize at autonomous region level in 2017.
GUFL pays attention to the research on regional economics and social development by building Sino-Thai Cultural Research Center with Consulate General of Thailand in Nanning and building a Gui-Tai Production, Study, Research and Usage base with Taiwan Affairs Office of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region People`s Government. There are Institute of South-east Asian Studies, Institute of Xi Jinping New Times Socialism Thought with Chinese Characteristics Studies, Institute of Gui-Tai Exchange & Cooperation Studies, Institute of Guangxi Private Education Science Studies. In recent years, GUFL undertook 3 national education science projects, 3 provincial-level projects, 196 bureau-level projects.
One of school development cardinal principles is serving society and local. GUFL provides service to some important international activities like China-Asean Expo, China-Asean Commerce and Investment Summit, Nanning International Folk Song Art Festival, undertakes a lot of interpret work.There are nearly 39,100 teachers and students work for these important activities.Students' social practice ability and comprehensive quality were improved effectively after working. GUFL students were commended by Guangxi Expo Affairs Bureau several times. GUFL supports the development of local economy and wins a good reputation for private universities in society. The running school effect was approved by government and society.
Statue of Confucian
GUFL insists on opening up in running school and carries out international exchanges and cooperation actively by signing MOU with 65 famous universities in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, USA, Canada, Spain, Japan and so on. GUFL had carried out teachers and students exchange and practice programs. Since its establishment, GUFL had already dispatch 3,953 students to universities in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonisia to exchange study and do practice. And it had been 1,180 international students study in GUFL. According to the 2017 China Best University Rankings-Students Internationalization Rankings (International Students` Ratio) published by SOHU, International Students` Ratio of GUFL is the former list universities and the No1. in private universities in Guangxi.
In recent years, GUFL has received many honors and awards, including the National Advanced Private Education Institution, the National Excellent Private Higher Institution, National Private Education Institution Innovation and Entrepreneur Teachers Construction, Ministry of Education Industry-Academy Cooperation Cultivate Students Project Institution, Guangxi Advanced Higher Institution in Ideological and Political Work, Guangxi Excellent Higher Education Institution for Student Employment, Guangxi Higher Institution with Safe and Civilized Campus, Guangxi Excellent Higher Institution in Sanitary Condition, Guangxi Higher Institution May 4th Red Flag Youth League Committee and so on. GUFL is more and more famous in society. The achievements of GUFL were highly appreciate by superior competent department and GUFL was widely accepted by society.
Siyuan Pavilion—A Gift from Alumni
Joy of Graduation
Campus at Night
(Upgraded October 8,2018)