The Department has strong industrial links and many staff members have worked with industry. XJTLU is located in Suzhou Industrial Park, where a large cluster of Fortune 500 companies have their branches or R&D centres.
As the only academic department at XJTLU working on computer science, software engineering, new media and web applications, staff in Computer Science and Software Engineering are always seeking to work with different industrial organisations in a variety of ways:
Local industry cooperation
Building on our well-renowned institution's expertise as well as taking advantage of close geographic proximity to top companies, we want to cooperate with businesses to form a mutually beneficial relationship in training, research, and development.
Using our specialised teaching and research methods, XJTLU can assist in bespoke designs for a variety of company training needs. We are developing postgraduate programmes tailored to the evolving needs of companies and IT professionals. We particularly welcome local industrial business leaders to take part in these programmes.
Industry advice / external tutors
Our academic staff boast a wide portfolio of experience and expertise at all levels of industry and can thus contribute to industry advisory committees. In turn we look to collaborate with industry experts who can provide useful advice about and insight into current business practices to our students.
Industry placements will provide a great platform for students' career development, allowing them to gain practical experience that complements their more theoretical studies at XJTLU. From the industry perspective, this provides a chance to scope out potential candidates for join their companies. We are working with a number of companies to find matching placements for our students before they graduate.