According to “The Enrollment Rate of Colleges and Universities of the 107 Academic Year” announced by the Ministry of Education, Shih Hsin University has reached the enrollment rate of 93.9% (growing 3.46% against the previous year), ranking the first among non-medical comprehensive universities in Taiwan. Also, the attendance rate of Shih Hsin University has reached 91.71%. Under the wave of low birth rate, the enrollment rate of Shih Hsin University is growing steadily, which shows the fact of its distinguished teaching.
As a leader in Journalism and Communication education, Shih Hsin University promotes the curriculum reform by integrating communication concepts into every academic field in hope of meeting market demand and equipping students of professional knowledge and skills. Shih Hsin University, in this year, even invests AR/VR high-tech equipment and Virtual Studio in order to give students a chance to touch real marketplace. Additionally, Shih Hsin University is continuously inviting speakers from industries to co-teach with on-campus professors to further connection with every college for cross-disciplinary cooperation.
In the coming April, the brand new Omnimedia Building is a new spotlight in this new academic year, which combines various teaching materials and equipment of News Media Teaching, Streaming Media, Music and Sounds, Projection Mapping and Interactive Teaching to name a few. With the new multifunctional teaching resources with industry-academia cooperation, Shih Hsin University is ready to cultivate more and more talents in the field of Journalism and Communication in the following years. Furthermore, the Department of Tourism and the Department of Public Policy and Management of Shih Hsin University also stand out in the rank of “The Best Postgraduates” by Cheers magazine. As claimed by Cheers magazine, the Department of Tourism is ranked top 7, and in the year of 2017, the total number of law school students who got professional certificates in the law area increased by 22.2% compared with the previous year.