Yangtze University

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Yangtze University
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Yangtze University (Chinese: 长江大学; pinyin: Chángjiāng Dàxué) is a university in Jingzhou and Wuhan, in Hubei province, China.

YU was established by merging Jianghan Petroleum Institute, Hubei Agricultural college, Jingzhou Teacher's college, and Hubei Medical Staff College in 2003.[1] The main campus is in Jingzhou, with a new campus built in Wuhan.[2] The school has established cooperation with some Chinese oil companies.[2]

Yangtze University is known for its petroleum-related teaching programs and research capacities in China, as the former Jianghan Petroleum Institute was one of the major Chinese petroleum institutes.

Notable faculty and alumni[edit]

  • Zhang Yongyi (张永一), Vice Minister of the Ministry of Petroleum, Deputy General Manager of China National Petroleum Corporation, former director of the former Southwest Petroleum Institute
  • Shohrat Zakir (雪克来提·扎克尔), Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Party committee secretary, autonomous region people's government party secretary, chairman
  • Li Fanrong (李凡荣), CNOOC Group members, deputy general manager, limited company CEO and president
  • Liao Yongyuan (廖永远), General Manager of China National Petroleum Corporation


  1. ^ "Yangtze University". Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Profile of Yangtze University". Retrieved June 22, 2013.

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