On March 25, 2021, the national third-party university evaluation agency Cuaa.Net released the "2021 Cuaa.Net Chinese University Ranking - Guide for National College Entrance Examination Voluntary Application". For the eighth year in a row, Xi'an Eurasia University (Eurasia) has been ranked the top private university in China for finance and economics due to its high-quality academic programs.
Figure 1. Cuaa.Net Ranking of Private Chinese Universities in Finance and Economics (Partial)
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iResearch Institute is a well-recognized third-party university evaluation and consulting agency with solid credibility. Since 2003, Cuaa.Net has been releasing its Chinese University Ranking for 19 consecutive years, featuring alumni, quality, impact and contribution, which have gained immense attention and tremendous approval by Chinese universities and the community.
The evaluation mechanism of 2021 Cuaa.Net Chinese University Ranking consists of 12 primary indicators, including Ideological and Political Theory Education, Teaching Quality, Outstanding Alumni, High-level Talents, Advantageous Disciplines and Majors, Scientific Research Achievements, Scientific Research Projects, Scientific Research Bases, Social Services, Operation Performance, Social Reputation and Global Influence, covering more than 600 representative evaluation sub-indicators of the five core functions of Chinese universities as well as extra quality-related indicators often found in other university rankings at home and abroad.
In the past 26 years since the establishment of the university, it has put quality at the core of its development in the ever-changing environment, dedicated to the "student-centric" philosophy, made great achievements in international education, cultivation of application-oriented talents and providing promising opportunities for students' further study and employment. The university has gained recognition from its stakeholders such as students, employees, enterprises, peer institutions and government. The university's influence as a well-established brand continues to surge.
In 2020, Eurasia's business education, international curriculum design, student activities and learning environment, and faculty with diverse background have also been well recognized and appreciated by society:
CV Magazine (UK) - Excellence Awards in Economics and Management Disciplines of China's Higher Education Institutions
Tencent Education - 2020 Benchmark Private University of the Year
Xinhua - 2020 Internationalized Demonstration School of the Year
China Education Online - 2020 Brand Influence Award for Institutions of the Years
Phoenix Education - 2020-2021 Leading Brand of College Internationalization
Figure 2. Phoenix TV-Phoenix Education Chinese Educators Conference "Leading Brand of College Internationalization"
Eurasia continues to promote the localization of international education with increasingly enhanced global competitiveness guided by its global development strategic plan. The university has been approved as an ACCA Silver Learning Partner and a member of the European Foundation for Management Development. The Eurasia Art and Design (EAaD) School joined the International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media and the Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability (DESIS), while the Tourism Management program passed the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) TedQual Certification.
Meanwhile, students and faculty members of Eurasia have come into prominence at domestic and international events and competitions and participated in global sustainable development using their expertise and capabilities. In 2020, the interdisciplinary collaboration project co-created by EAaD School and Curtin University, Perth, Australia, "Light & Shadow: Cultural Artefact in a Digital World" was presented at the 2nd Art and Design Innovation Future Education Expo in 2020, which was reported by CCTV News Channel. Moreover, 11 students and teachers from the School of Information Engineering participated in the BRICS Future Skills Challenge 2020 and won the national championship in Business Software Solutions and was ranked top three in Machine Learning and Big Data, which further expanded their exploration and learning in the cutting-edge technology of the global IT industry. Students majoring in business have garnered impressive results in multiple competitions such as the National Student Market Research and Analysis Competition, China University Business Challenge, China National College Students "Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship" Challenge, and the National Student Audit Challenge.
Figure 3. Erasia's Business Students Won Awards in National Business Competitions
Eurasia is committed to the growth and development of students and helps them enhance their international competitiveness. As more and more overseas graduates join the Eurasia faculty team, they work with visiting professors from internationally renowned universities to design and teach professional courses online and offline, so that students can receive high-quality international education without leaving the campus; The university has also created various extra-curriculum activities such as Model United Nations Conferences, online international forums, cross-cultural exchanges with foreign teachers and international students, which encourage students to think from multiple perspectives and help them develop a more open-minded global mindset.
In addition, Eurasia is oriented to the lifelong career development of students and has built a career development system based on one vertical and three horizontal perspectives. The university has built an ecosystem featuring in-depth cooperation with top enterprises by closely integrating with relevant industries and enterprises. Currently, the university has established close partnerships with over 500 Chinese companies and more and more graduates are pursuing higher education in internationally renowned universities or working in global enterprises.
(Edited by the Department of Brand Communication)