Huanggang Normal University (HGNU) is a four-year undergraduate university with a wide range of disciplines, offering both teacher training programs and non-teacher training programs. With Dongpo Red Cliff lying to the north and the Yangtze River to the south, HGNU is regarded as the No.1 institute of higher education in Huanggang, a city with a population of 7.3 million.
HGNU consists of three campuses: the Mingzhu Campus, the Yinpan Campus, and the Nanhu Campus, and covers a total area of 85.8 hectares including 500,000 square meters of building space. Admission to HGNU is available to applicants from 27 provinces, municipalities directly under the Central Government, and autonomous regions all over the country. The university now has 15 schools, over 15,000 full-time students and 1,176 staff members. Over the past century, HGNU has developed into a multi-disciplinary institute of higher education covering eight fields of different specialities. The eight fields are Letters, Science, Engineering, Law, Economics, Administration, Pedagogy, and Agriculture.
In recent years, HGNU has been successively awarded numerous recognitions, including:"National-Level Model School in Popularizing Mandarin and Standardized Chinese Characters","National 'Green' School","National Model School of Trade Unions", Advanced University of Hubei Province in Student Affairs Administration","Advanced Group of Hubei Province in Graduates' Employment","Safe Campus of Hubei Province", as well as various others.
At present, all the staff members of the university, guided by the 12th Five-Year Plan, which was launched and approved at the 1st Congress of CCP Representatives of HGNU, are striving to develop HGNU into a first-class provincial-level University with distinct features, outstanding advantages, and distinguished provincial-level importance and growing national-level influence.