With over half a century of remarkable growth, University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) has developed into one of the most influential key national universities sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The location of USTB is unparalleled. It’s in the middle of North fourth ring road of Beijing city, between the Zhongguancun Science Park, the Chinese Silicon Valley and the Bird’s Nest, the National Olympic Park.
Beijing, the capital of People's Republic of China (PRC), the center of politics, culture, transport, tourism and international communication. It is a fast-growing, dynamic metropolis that, while courting foreign businesses and visitors, maintains a firm grip on its rich cultural heritage and a strictly Communist social order. It is a monolithic showcase that can give a distorted view of China to foreign visitors.
Beijing is the second largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai and is the nation's political, cultural, and educational center. The city's history dates back three millennia. As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, Beijing has been the political center of the country for much of the past eight centuries. The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks and gardens, tombs, walls and gates, and its art treasures and universities have made it a center of culture and art in China. Encyclopædia Britannica notes that "few cities in the world have served for so long as the political headquarters and cultural centre of an area as immense as China." (Sauce: Wikipedia)
There are many landmarks in Beijing. The best-known ones include the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, a number of temples, hutongs and parks, relics of ages gone by. Beside the numerous tourists attracts of historical sites, the natural scenic in Beijing is also quite rich. Beijing Municipality has 20 nature reserves. The mountains to the west and north of the city are home to a number of protected wildlife species.