President's International Advisory Council (IAC)
Article Twenty-nine, Chapter Three of The Shenzhen Government Ordinance for the Southern University of Science and Technology (2011) provides that “SUSTech shall form an Advisory Council as the advisory organ of the University with responsibility to provide suggestions to the University on major areas of interests to the University development. The Advisory Council shall be made of domestically and internationally renowned experts, scholars, senior executives and industrial leaders, and the appointment shall be made by the President. ”
Presidents and former presidents of 14 leading universities serve on the International Advisory Council. The founding members have extensive experience in building world-class universities and have made significant contributions to scientific and technological advancements.
The 14 founding members come from world-class universities, including 10 universities from the top 100 of this year's Time's High Education world rankings.