学校全称：苏州工业职业技术学院（Suzhou Vocational Institute of Industrial Technology, abbreviated as as “SIIT”）
学校地址：江苏省苏州吴中大道国际教育园致能大道1号（No.1 Zhineng Avenue,Suzhou International Education Park,Wuzhong Avenue,Suzhou，Jiangsu,P.R.C.）
学校精神：“我在乎你”（“I care about you”）
（Suzhou Vocational Institute of Industrial Technology）
Suzhou Vocational Institute of Industrial Technology (SIIT), a model higher vocational college in Jiangsu Province，is a state-run college ratified by People’s Government of Jiangsu Province in 2003. Its predecessor can be traced back to the “Suzhou High-level Industrial Vocational School of Jiangsu Province” established in September 1946, which is the earliest industrial technical school in Suzhou.
SIIT is constituted of 10 teaching units, namely, Department of Precision Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Software and Services Outsourcing College, Business Administration, Department of Architectural Engineering and Art Design, School of International Studies, Department of Automotive Engineering, Department of Ideological and Political Education, PE. Department. There are altogether 35 majors and around 8,000 full-time students in SIIT. In the recent five years, 7 new majors have been added, such as industrial robotics, intelligent control technology, intelligent product development, cloud computing technology, big data technology and applications. The large proportion of intelligent manufacturing specialty and the high concentration of specialized fields help to highlight its development edge over others: Mechatronics Technology has been awarded as the model construction major by Ministry of Education, and CNC technology major as the provincial college brand. Mechanical and electrical integration, industrial robots, CNC equipment application and maintenance, the application of electronic technology, software technology and other five majors have ranked among the construction of high-level backbone majors of Jiangsu Province. Cloud computing technology and applications, big data technology and application technology have become the outstanding new majors among colleges and universities in Suzhou.
SIIT actively draws on the advanced experience of vocational education in Germany, Singapore, Canada, Australia and Taiwan of China—dispatching 189 teachers to study abroad, sending 86 students to go abroad for one semester of study trips, and holding Sino-foreign cooperation projects with the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and universities in other countries to have trained 430 students up to now. It also cooperated with some multinational corporations to introduce international advanced technology, and make the purchase of imported teaching equipment nearly 4 million US dollars, which was included in the 2014 Ministry of Education selected “DMG MS NC field of the second phase Enterprise Cooperation Project”. In 2016, it was enlisted into “Vocational Education Project of ABB and Xin Shida in the field of industrial robot” by Ministry of Education, and carried out international professional qualification certification such as AHK AEVO, Siemens NX CAD / CAM and PC-DIMS in Germany. During the years from 2014 to 2016, the college dispatched 21 teachers to the overseas staff training center of enterprises such as Suzhou Hengtong Group to undertake the training of international staff and eventually trained more than 1,200 international employees. It undertook the internship practice for international students in the province and accommodated over 180 international students.