Hainan Vocational College of Political Science and Law is a public higher professional institution approved by the state. It is the only legal specialty-based professional college comprising of other types of multi-disciplinary specialties in Hainan Province. Early in 2009, as the only one to bear the assessment mission of pilot program by the Ministry of Education which evaluates the personnel quality of professional colleges, it took the lead in through the evaluation and passed the reexamination by the experts one year later. Both the quality and rate of the graduates’ employment have shown a steady increase in recent years. For that, it was awarded Hainan Higher Educational Institution Advanced Unit in Graduates Employment in 2009. At the same time, the college was listed by the Central Political and Judicial Committee of China as one of the training units for educating political and judicial officers and it becomes the only higher professional college which comprehensively trains police and judicial personnel in the country.
The college, located on the New Continent Avenue Haikou City Hainan Province, occupies an area of 218 mu (14.5 thousand square meters) with 4016 students enrolled at present. It sets up six teaching departments, that is, Department of Law Application, Department of Political and Judicial Management, Department of Public Security, Department of Information & Technology, Department of Common Pedagogy and Department of Social Science. At present the college offers 18 majors (including the orientations), such as Legal Affairs,People’s Mediator, Legal Secretary, Administrative Execution, Court Clerk, Judicial Accounting, Judicial Police, Criminal Execution, Traffic Management, Public Order Management, Judicial Information Technology, Network Information Security & Precautionary Technology, etc. It enjoys well-developed facilities, including two teaching buildings, a building for practice, a library building, a training center and several students’ dormitory buildings. It has not only offered well-equipped computer labs, language labs, multi-media classrooms, police gymnasium, wrestling ground, moot court, pre-trial rooms, counsel rooms, and obstacle courses in the college, but also worked hand in hand with courts, procuratorates, police offices, lawyer firms, and reeducation-through-laborcamps in establishing 34 practical training centers outside the college.
As the only legal specialty-based public higher professional college in Hainan Province, our guidance is to raise graduates’ employment and our purpose is to serve society. We base on governmental and judicial departments, and rely on the basic industries to cultivate students' professional skills and practical ability as the centre of our education. To strengthen the construction of profession and to deepen the reformation of curriculum are both our aims. We always persist in the learning-production combination and the school-enterprise cooperation. We train the high quality applied and skilled talents for the basic governmental and judicial units and auxiliary posts of other law-related departments. College graduates are working in police stations, prisons, traffic police stations, law firms, government office and so on.
The college has an outstanding teaching team made up of full-time and part-time teachers, of whom over 30 are professors and associate professors, and more than 80 are double-quality teachers (theory and practice integrated teachers). Over 150 part-time teachers are from Hainan Political and Legal System and concerning industries. The team of teaching and researching has been expanding steadily. In recent years, under the deep concern of Hainan Provincial Committee of the CPC and Hainan Provincial People's Government, and the leadership of Political and Judicial Committee of Hainan Province, the college has made considerable progress in all aspects. It has made great achivements in educational reformation, for example, Network Information Security & Precautionary Technology, Computer Organization & Embedded System, Civil Law, Basic Legal Document Writing and Court Clerk Steno Skill are desinated as Provincial-level Distinguished Course. Moreover, Court Clerk Steno Skill was chosen as State-level Distinguished Course, the only one to win this honor in HainanProvince in 2009. The college has established two provincial demonstration laboratories and one outstanding provincial laboratory. There is one teaching team awarded the title of Provincial-level Excellent Teaching Team and two teachers selected as the secondary selection of “515” talents project in Hainan Province, and several teachers granted the title of “Provincial-level Excellent Teacher”.Teachers have hosted or participated in many national and provincial scientific research projects, some of which have gained several provincial prizes of scientific research and advanced teaching group.
“The foundation of education is students; moral education is priority” we advocate, and also to foster students’ legal professional quality is essential. Based on police pattern, we carry out management, education, training towards students, and cultivate students' professional qualities, strict discipline concept, rigorous life style, and self-directed abilities. According to the police physical standards issued by the Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of
The college attaches great importance to student’s personality development, campus culture construction and student’s rewards and finance assistance. Master Forum, Doctor Forum, Reading Festival and Law-culture Festival help students to broaden their vision and sharpen their wits. National Scholarship, National Encouragement Scholarship, Hainan Provincial Scholarship, Fangbing Scholarship, Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce Scholarship, the college scholarship, etc. reward those students excellent in both character and learning. Meanwhile, the college provide finance aid to needy students through College Work-study Fund,Jingrun Grant-in-aid, Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce & Jiayuan Grant, and so on. Currently, students receiving rewards and financial aid have accounted for 57 percent of the total.
With the school-running policy of focusing both on degree education and training education, the college, after several years of efforts, has become a training base for Hainan’s governmental and judicial cadres, a base ofNational Judicial Examination in Hainan Province, a test center for National Computer Rank Examination, aNational Vocational Qualification Skill Verification Workstation for Stenographers, and it has a Judicial Authentication Center providing the most comprehensive kinds of authentication services in Hainan. In 2010, theJudicial Authentication Center was awarded the title of "Advanced Group of National Judicial Authentication" by the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of
Following the return visit after the expert assessment by the Ministry of Education, early in 2010, construction of international tourism destination in Hainan Island has ascended to the occasion of the national strategic policy, the college Communist Party Committee propose to construct the National Model of Professional College by using two or three years. The staff are concerting and striding toward a national demonstration professional college!
We welcome those outstanding students to apply for our college if they are interested in the political and judicial work and intend to defend the socialist construction of our country.