Shenzhen to Build Four More Universities
The city is planning to construct four more universities this includes the Shenzhen campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Shenzhen Open University, Shenzhen City University and the Shenzhen Institute of Science and Technology.
The four universities are scheduled to be ready by 2015. The city education department is now doing research on the feasibility of establishing Shenzhen Institute of Science and Technology and the Shenzhen City University based on the city education bureau. Under the plan the CUHK Shenzhen Campus will start enrollment starting next year and the university will use the course system of the CUHK and courses will be taught in English and Chinese.
Furthermore the construction of the South University of Science and Technology will be done quicker so the first phase will be completed by 2015. More schools in the city will also promote three year tertiary education courses that will offer high quality skills training to students coming from vocational schools.