Facts and Figures

We are leaders

In 2019 almost 450 students graduated from the College.

In 2019–2020 a. y. the College has over 1600 students.

In 2018 Šiauliai State College awarded professional bachelor diploma to the 10.000th student.

In 2019 Social Work study programme was the most popular study programme  during joint admission.

Of students considers the study schedule to be very good or good*

Are satisfied with teachers’ co-operation and counseling outside lectures*

Considers possibilities for going abroad under exchange programmes as excellent*

Would recommended to study at ŠSC to their friends*

*Based on the survey of the College graduates of 2017.


 

We are recognized in Lithuania and in Europe

After the institutional assessment in 2014 Šiauliai State College was accredited for a maximum period of 6 years.

In 2018 Šiauliai State College carried out 22 applied researches.

As of October 1, 2019 Šiauliai State College has 144 partners in foreign higher educational institutions operating in 29 countries.

 During 2018–2019 a.y. 101 student mobility visits were arranged.

During 2018–2019 a.y. 58 students from various foreign countries came to study at the College.

During 2018–2019 a.y. 50 outgoing mobility visits of teaching and administrative staff and 71 incoming mobility visits of teaching and administrative staff were organized.

 

We encourage growth

Šiauliai State College follows the concept of lifelong learning. Among those admitted to the College in 2019 through joint admission – 76 persons who already have professional qualification and 12 – persons who have already acquired higher education.

The age of our graduates range from 21 to 60 years.

In 2018 29 non-formal education programmes were carried out with 1209 participants at the Non-formal Education Center in the Faculty of Health Care.
In 2018 6 programmes were carried out with 34 participants at the Entrepreneurship and Leadership Center in the Faculty of Business and Technologies.

 

 

We continuously improve

Šiauliai State College acts in compliance with the certified quality management system.

In 2016 Electricity Transformers Laboratory was updated (belonging to Department of Electrical Engineering) – “Schneider Electric” stands were acquired.

 

We offer perspective study programmes

In 2019–2020 a.y. the College offers 26 study programmes.

In 2017 The Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education evaluated the Construction Study Programme by a maximum of 24 points which was accredited for 6 years. About 40 percent of Šiauliai State College graduates are already employed on their graduation day.

About 60 percent of students graduated studying in state-funded places.

As of July 1, 2019 almost 95% of Šiauliai State College graduates of 2018 were employed after 12 months of graduation. The biggest number of employed graduates were of the following study programmes – Information Management, Finance and  Automation and Electrical Engineerin.

 

We offer excellent conditions for studies

107 teachers work at Šiauliai State College (data of September 10, 2019).

According to the student survey data after a semester, about 80% of students were satisfied with the quality of subjects teaching.

At the premises of Šiauliai State College there are leisure zones with WiFi access for students.

In 2017 the second dormitory of Šiauliai State College was modernized.

 

We closely cooperate with social partners

The College has more than 300 social partnership agreements and actively cooperates with strategic social partners – Šiauliai Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, Šiauliai Industrialists Association, Lithuanian Engineering Industry Association, Baltic Furniture Cluster and Lithuanian Plastics Cluster.

Teachers of the College carry out different educational activities.

In cooperation with the Northern Lithuania College, two 3D projections have been developed and demonstrated to the residents of Šiauliai: "Old Christmas Man Trip" and "Restored Lithuania 100".

 

We promote values and a motivating academic environment

The College is a member of the United Nations Global Compact network, and annual College activity reports are prepared.

In 2018 seven patrons of Šiauliai State College donated more than € 5,000 to support 17 high-achieving and distinguished students.

All Šiauliai State College students are provided with accommodation in dormitories.

For the students whose financial situation is difficult, the dormitory fee can be deferred or paid in installments.