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Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai

In 1902, the Normal College of the Imperial University of Peking, the predecessor of Beijing Normal University, was founded with the mission of delivering modern education and training talented professionals in China. In 2001, BNU took the lead in jointly establishing Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai (BNUZ) with the Zhuhai Municipal Government, which was a pioneering endeavour in educational innovation and reform.

Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai
Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai

BNUZ is a public research university with strong emphasis on the humanities and sciences. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China.

The university also lays distinct emphasis on educational equality - the 2009 demographic composition data shows that 40% of its enrolled students are from western China, almost one third are from rural areas, a quarter are from low-income families, and ethnic minorities comprise for more than 10%.

Southampton’s Faculty of Social Sciences has collaborated with BNUZ to create the following opportunity for their students:

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