Student Societies

1 Societies

There are over 100 student organizations, including clubs, societies and associations at Tongji University ranging from art to volunteerism. Make each day of your college life count by joining us and having fun! Here are a few societies that international students are interested in.

Tongji University Golden Flute Art Club

Tongji University Golden Flute Art Club is the first college student club of its kind in China that specializes in bamboo flute performance. The majority of its members are from Tongji University. Mr. DAI Jinsheng, a celebrated flute artist from Shanghai Opera House, serves as the art director. He coaches members every week and supervises various shows of the club.

at Art Festival Tongji University 2019

Chinese Musical Instrument Club

Chinese Musical Instrument Club keep attracting a growing number of students who are gifted in playing musical instruments, Chinese or western. They meet regularly for training which is often supervised by professional players, and sometimes top players in China and in the world.

Chinese Music Orchestra at an art festival 2018

C4Famliy Street Dance Society (since 2010)

C4Family is a family of street dance amateurs who are regularly coached every week by award-winning peers as well as professional dancers. Shows of C4Family have always won acclaims from the audience.

at Art Festival Tongji University 2015

Dongli Drama Club (since 1996)

Dongli Drama Club sparkles with the vigor of youth. There are 10 training sessions every semester, ranging from performance, playwriting to make-up. Asides from the annual plays and short shows, the Club also participates in Shanghai College Student Play Festival. If you dream of being a performance artist, join this club of common ambition and talent!

Gravity Animation Association (since 2002)

The Association is a paradise for Japanese animation fans. It is composed of six departments of general affairs, painting, CV, COS, niconico dance and WOTA that convene on a weekly basis. The annual live show of “Sakura Festival” of the association is broadcast live on, a leading website for animes, comics and games (ACG). This gala is gaining momentum in popularity across Shanghai.

Tongji Astronomical Society (Since 2004)

Tongji Astronomical Society was initiated by a group of astronomical amateurs who were interested in unveiling the secrets of the universe. Team research activities for members and road shows for laymen are organized every year. Members also listen to lectures on frontier technologies, conduct field observation in Chongming Island, Shanghai, and share experience with peers from other universities.

Dream Classroom Volunteer Association

Every year, Tongji students who join the association go to remote mountainous areas to build an all-in-one “dream classroom” that integrates the classroom, the library and the psychological consultation room. This classroom expands the horizon of local children and paves their way towards their dreams.

Ultimate Frisbee Club (Since 2014)

Starting from a niche club, it has expanded in scale with members coming from every school of Tongji University. Aside from regular training, the club also organizes teambuilding activities of hiking and excursions.

2 Activities

Sino-German Cultural Week

Initiated by Tongji Alumni Association, Oktoberfest Night marks one of a series of German culture events during German Culture Week. Some lectures and salons on Chinese and German culture are held during the week to provide faculty and students with a kaleidoscopic view of Germany.

German Food Festival in summer 2019

Peking Opera Mask Painting DIY 2018

International students show great interest in activities with cultural diversity. The Peking Opera Mask Painting DIY 2018, for instance, was popular among international students at the University.Students tried their hands in painting the mask under the guidance of artists.

A student at work

Global Village

Global Village is a traditional large-scale activity held by Tongji University Student Union, attracting both Chinese and international students. It is a carnival including a cruise, an exhibition and performances to show different cultures on campus.

Opening ceremony 2019

Food show by Vietnamese students on Exhibition Day 2019

“Jiayuan Cup”Tongji University Winter Long-distance Run 2019

The launching ceremony 2019 atJiading Campus

Tongji Golf Carnival

Golf carnivals are organized regularly at Tongji University since it was initiated ten years ago. Every year. Hundreds of golf lovers gather at Tongji University for this grand event from universities all over China.

The 12th Tongji University Golf Carnival 2019

Sports training classes

Sports training classes are organized by the PE department of Tongji Universityevery year. Students from different universities across China improve their PE techniques and team work skills through meticulously designed activities here.

Summer school of sports 2019 at Siping Campus

Sources: Wechat Accounts of Tongji University

Tongji Sports

Intel Dept of Tongji Student Union

Tongji Food Administration