Founded in 1896 as the “Imperial Chinese Railway College”, Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) is one of the earliest institutions of higher engineering education in China. It has become known as “the cradle of railway engineers in China”.SWJTU was founded to train China’s own railway engineers. Since our early days, we have been cultivating talents for the rejuvenation of Chinese nation and persevering in self-improvement with the motto “Diligence, Ambition, Tenacity and Loyalty”. By training our graduates to master cutting-edge technologies and to strive for excellence, we have been shaping the development of China’s rail transit industry from the beginning. We have more than 300,000 graduates whose ideas, innovations and actions have generated a positive impact in China and the world.
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