SUSTech teachers and students visit Shenzhen’s Tencent headquarters in Nanshan
| 05/04/2017

SUSTech tries to build bridges between top students and top companies, and in this perspective, organised for more than 30 undergraduate students to head over to the High-Tech Park district to visit legendary IT giants Tencent’s headquarters.It was a chance to improve students’ understanding of the computer industry, and give them the opportunity to think about career planning.

Visit to the headquarters

Tencent employees introduced to the SUSTech professors and students the history of the company, the products it developed, the cutting-edge technology and the latest user experience tools.

After the visit, the students are amazed. Junior students Liu Yi said: “Saturday’s visit of Tencent let me see so many things from a different perspective.” Classmate Le Chichung emotionally explained: “This visit to Tencent’s headquarters helped me to fully understand the power and the huge work effort behind these technology giants”.

Background information

Tencent was founded in 1998 in Shenzhen, China, and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2004, one of the constituent stocks of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. On June 20th 2016 the World Brand Lab hosted the “World Brand Conference” and published “China’s 500 most valuable brand” analysis report, with Tencent ranked in the top three.

Feed: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Edited by: Jeremy Welburn