About Us

The College of Art and Design at Guangdong Baiyun University (hereinafter referred to as "the College") has been offering art and design majors since the early 1990s, boasting nearly three decades of educational experience. It offers five undergraduate programs: environmental design, product design, visual communication design, art and technology, and photography, with over 1,800 full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled. The faculty comprises 4 professors, 13 associate professors, and 30 lecturers, including 1 Guangdong Provincial Famous Teacher, 1 Nan Yue Excellent Teacher, 3 municipal and departmental excellent teachers, and 2 school-level renowned teachers. The percentage of teachers holding doctoral or master's degrees stands at 88%, while those with dual-qualified credentials account for 65%. The College has established a school-running model characterized by a large scale, strong faculty, rational major settings, ample teaching resources, and a precise alignment of talent training models with societal application needs.

In terms of discipline and major construction, the College is at the forefront among private universities and colleges in the province. It boasts 1 provincial key cultivation and construction discipline, 2 provincial first-class undergraduate majors, 2 provincial undergraduate characteristic majors, 2 provincial key comprehensive reform pilot majors, 1 provincial experimental teaching demonstration center, 1 key subsidy construction project funded by the provincial private education fund, 1 provincial talent training mode innovation experimental area, 1 provincial college student practical teaching base, 3 provincial high-quality resource sharing courses, 2 provincial first-class courses, and 1 provincial education and teaching achievement award, among others.

The College enjoys superior teaching and research facilities, housing 62 advanced on-campus training laboratories with comprehensive equipment and 10 school-enterprise co-constructed laboratories. It has established institutions such as the Art and Design Experimental Teaching Center, College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, Sino-Australia Design Research Institute, Sino-Korea Art and Design Research Institute, Brand Design and Promotion R&D Center, Green Environmental Art Design Research Office, and Shoe Product Personalization Design Research Office. The College has forged internship and employment cooperation ties with over 200 enterprises and institutions in the Pearl River Delta region, including the Guangzhou Pazhou International Convention and Exhibition Center, South China Industrial Design Institute, Guangdong Provincial Architectural Decoration Design Association, Guangdong Fashion Designers Association, and more. Jointly with these enterprises, the College has established 3 industrial colleges and 72 stable off-campus teaching practice bases, fully catering to the needs of student internships and employment.

In recent years, students from the College have garnered over 1,300 gold, silver, bronze, and excellence awards in both domestic and international design competitions, including over 200 provincial and ministerial honors, more than 300 municipal and departmental awards, and over 170 national patents. Furthermore, over 900 student design works have been adopted by various enterprises and institutions.

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