SPPC (Shanghai Publishing and Printing College), founded in 1953,is the first publishing and printing education institute established in New China. As the cradle of printing professional education in China, SPPC is co-sponsored by the Shanghai Municipality and the General Administration of Press and Publication of the P.R. China. SPPC is anexcellent college for the construction of 100 national model backbone higher vocational colleges; it is entitled as a professional teaching resource construction base in the national higher vocational education; it is one of the first pilot units for the construction of a modern university system in Shanghai; and it is one of the first model colleges in Shanghai for campusmanaging by law. In 2022, SPPC was ranked the first in “classified evaluation”work in Shanghai “Applied Skill-based Colleges” for the previous five years’significant advantages.

SPPC takes great responsibility of training technical and skilled talents who serve in the publishing and printing media industry in Shanghai and throughout China, and adheres to the philosophy ofbeing based in Shanghai, leading the country, relying on industry advantages, and making contribution to society. With characteristic combination of engineering, literature and art, integration of editing,printing and issuing, and three-pronged way of teaching, learning and practising,SPPC is committed to building a distinctive college of applied technology skills, a national publishing and printing talent training base, a cultural andcreative industry service base in Shanghai, and an advanced media technology promotion base in the world.

SPPC adheres to the concept of“invigorating with distinctive features, establishing with unique characteristics, and strengthening with talents”, and consolidates the“trinity” achievements in the construction of a national model backbone vocational college. SPPC dedicates to the college-enterprise cooperation with multiple members involved, and strives to build itself into an international top institution of higher vocational education in the field of Chinese publishing, printing and media, strengthening its international influence gradually. SPPC is committed to training high-end applied technical talentswith international vision, humanistic literacy, artistic vision and innovative consciousness for printing and publishing media, to contribute to the economic,social and cultural development of Shanghai and the country.