is an institution of higher learning with a long history and a rich legacy. Situated in , an open metropolis in South , the University is imbued with Lingnan’s pioneering and pragmatic spirit. It has a tradition of elegant simplicity and a favourable learning atmosphere.
In the past seventy years or so, the University has all along preserved its distinguishing characteristics, mainly concentrating on teacher-education and training, and has dedicated itself to training qualified teachers and professionals of other kind, viz., outstanding personnel of moral integrity, high thinking, inventive ability, with a sense of responsibility.
In the new century, in view of the fact that institutions of higher learning are all immediately concerned with social and economic development, South China Normal University has adopted an entirely new outlook, a broad world view on education.
It has broadened its horizon on the key issue of cultivating talented personnel, and made its greatest efforts to create a congenial and harmonious environment for both teaching and academic research and foster a rich variety of campus culture. Its aim is to build itself into a high level comprehensive teaching and research-oriented university with open distinctive features.