Shanghai Television University (STVU)
Founded in 1960
Shanghai TV University (STVU) is one of the oldest open distance learning systems in China.
It provides access to both formal and non-formal modes of learning, enrolling over 120,000 students yearly in degree programmes and more than 50,000 persons in non-degree programmes.
The open learning course use broadcast and digital technologies to reach learners in varied segments of society including schoolteachers, the elderly, civil servants and migrant workers, as far as remote and needy corners of Western China.