There are seven
colleges and universities in Jining, namely, Qufu Normal University, Jining
University, Jining Medical University, Jining Vocational Technology College,
Qufu Fareast College and Shandong Career Development College, in addition to 57
secondary vocational schools. A large number of quality graduates are turned
out every year who later become experienced management and research talents.
Influenced by the philosophy of Confucianism, the working people demonstrate
such virtues as honesty, loyalty, creation and diligence.
There are schools
for foreign pupils in Jining such as Jining Confucius International School.
Confucius Literacy Prize, set up by UNESCO, is the first international award
named after a Chinese person.
all kinds of public cultural facilities like libraries, art galleries, culture
galleries, museums and memorials.
Health and Medical
There are about
1270 health organizations in Jining. Among them, there are 133 hospitals,140
health centers, 14 specialized disease prevention and treatment institutions,
14 disease control centers, 13 women and children health care organizations, 2
medical colleges and 6 secondary medical schools. Jining First People’s
Hospital and the Affiliated Hospital of Jining Medical College are qualified
for providing service to foreigners.
Jining hosted 23
Sports Games of Shandong province and a large number of new sports facilities
have been built or upgrades, fully meeting the demands of both local people and
tourists. Jining has a large number of well-equipped star hotels, including
Shangri-La, Shengdu International Convention Center, and other five star
hotels. There are also famous hotels featuring Confucian or traditional Chinese
culture themes, such as Hong Kong Hotel, Qufu Oriental Garden Hotel, etc. like.
The Keyuan Clubhouse was built to cater to foreign guests, with multiple
function facilities such as foreign-style apartments, restaurants, meeting
rooms, cinemas, swimming pool and gym facilities, etc.
In addition, there
are also modern shopping malls and international chain supermarkets such as
Wal-Mart, AEON and RT-Mart and international fast-food brands like Starbucks, Pizza
Hut, McDonald and KFC, etc.