With SJTU situated in Shanghai, the most dynamic city in East Asia, its students and faculty enjoy both serene campus life and abundant offerings of this culturally rich and diverse city. The nearby Zizhu Science Park, with over 100 enterprise research centers, forms a strong atmosphere for innovation and R&D as well as promoting vigorous interaction between the academic community and industry through the fostering of innovative talents.
The five campuses of Xuhui, Minhang, Luwan, Qibao and Fahua of the university take up an area of around 400 hectares, housing a variety of activities from student life, athletics, and entertainment to research with laboratory facilities among the best in China.
SJTU libraries provide students with over 3.08 million paper books, over 5,000 periodicals and 3.05 million electronic documents. The campus network, with an enormous amount of resources, has become a digital platform for faculty members and students to enhance their work and studies.
SJTU has a large number of student associations so that its students can fully exert their abilities and make the most of their time here. There are more than 150 student associations, covering almost every area of interest that students might have. And SJTU students have won numerous awards in international competitions on science, engineering innovation, art and athletics.