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Wuhan Institute of Technology , originally named as Hubei Petrochemical Institute was under the administration of Hubei Province when it was established in June 1972 . It was renamed to Wuhan Institute of Chemical Technology (WICT) and was put under the administration of the former Ministry of Chemical Industry of the Central Government in March 1980 with the permission of the former Ministry of Education . As a result of the readjustment of the management system for colleges in July 1998, WICT has been put under the joint administration of central and local authorities with the stress on the latter.
The university was renamed as Wuhan Institute of Technology ( WIT) with the approval of the Ministry of Education and Hubei Provincial Government in February 2006. In November the same year, WIT received the national evaluation launched by the Ministry of Education of China ，on undergraduate teaching quality and WIT won an A , the top grade of the evaluation. After 37 years’ endeavor, the university has become a multi-disciplinary university with its own characteristics, fine teaching environment, and advanced research level.
The university has a research team, full-time and part-time, which is competent efficient and constructive. It has set up a research and design institute with the functions of technology development, engineering design, intelligence and information, analysis of test, 2 key provincial labs, one key research center for social and human sciences, and 16 provincial engineering centers (bases).
WIT attaches great importance to cooperation and exchange with foreign higher education institutions and corporations. The university has established close cooperative relationship with USA MU-Columbia , Alberta University , University of Ottawa, University Paris 13, etc. A large number of experts, scholars and professors have been invited to have come to our university to visit and to do research. As an exchange, WIT has sent 165 teachers to higher education institutions and research institutes of 24 countries and regions to further study , to receive special training or attend international conferences, to visit and to cooperate in scientific research. In recent years, WIT has signed 13 project agreements with foreign counterparts.
Regarding the possessions of the university, it has over 700 mln RMB constant resource, education campus and modern laboratories which cover over 300.000 sq.m of entire area. When it comes to facilities, the university includes playgrounds, a swimming pool, 50 basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis courts as well as 35 classrooms for multimedia, 6 linguistic laboratories and 32 different laboratories and 8730 tools. In addition instruments which values over 112 mln RMB are presented for educating and investigating purposes. The library in the university acknowledged to be the most eminent library with its materials, different sorts of published medium (over 900), e-pubs of 100thousands, published medium on the websites (300.000) as well as 10 kinds of data centers which are still preserved.
Wuhan, the only sub-provincial city in Central China, is now the capital of Hubei Province with an area of 8,569.15 square kilometers. The world’s 3rd longest river-the Yangtze River and its greatest branch, the Hanshui River flow across the city and divide it into three parts, namely Wu-Chang, Hank ou and Han yang.
Wuhan, in central China along the middle reaches of Yangtze River has been an important city since ancient time. It is reputed as oriental Chicago.
While Wuhan has been a traditional manufacturing hub for decades, it is also one of the areas promoting modern industrial changes in China. Wuhan has three national development zones, four scientific and technological development parks, over 350 research institutes, 1,656 high tech enterprises, numerous enterprise incubators and investments from 230 Fortune Global 500 firms.
Wuhan’s steel industry was gradually revived in the 1950s, and by the late 20th century Wuhan had become the second most important metallurgical centre of China.
Wuhan is crossed by converging maritime, river, rail, and road transportation routes from almost every direction. As the meeting point of these routes, the city has long been the chief collecting and distribution point for the products of the middle Yangtze valley and for west and southwest China, particularly for tea, cotton, silk, timber, and tung oil and a variety of manufactured goods.
The climate of Wuhan is temperate, with relatively cold winters and hot, muggy, and rainy summers. the summer heat is intense and annoying, while in winter, cold air can stagnate on the ground. Wuhan is a city with a millennia-old history, but today, it is a metropolis, polluted as often happens in large Chinese cities.