Mission, Vision & Motto
SHU’s mission is to develop talent who are physically fit and mentally strong such that they can meet future challenges and are able to serve the country and the region well.
SHU is inspired to build a highly effective platform for “Developing Talent”, “Conducting Science & Technology Research”, and “Serving Society”. Faculty and students can grow together in a supportive and pleasant learning environment. Through the continuously improvement of the “All-round and whole-person” education model SHU aims at providing for society with our graduates who are characterized by having a global vision, civic consciousness, compassion, innovative mindset and ability to execute to meet future challenges. SHU is pursuing standards set by the first-class universities in the world while realizing the university’s core values.
The motto of Shanghai University is:
- The movement of heaven is full of power. Thus the superior person makes himself strong and untiring. (From Ancient Chinese Classic “I Ching or Book of Changes”).
- Be concerned about the affairs of the world before yourself, and enjoy comfort after others. (By Fan Zhongyan, a Chinese poet and politician from Song Dynasty).