Guandong University of Finance (GDUF), founded in 1950 by the People's Bank of China, is a provincial public university and the only applied financial university in Southern China. The university has a total of 18 colleges, 32 undergraduate majors, including six discipline clusters, including economics, management, law, art, science, and engineering.
The total number of the full-time students (undergraduate and graduate) is more than 21,000. The total staff strength of GDUF is 1,300, among whom more than 900 are full-time instructors. It has the first Internet finance major in China and the first actuarial major in Guangdong. The university has more than 100 off-campus practicum bases, including Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Guangzhou Branch.
On 15 December 2020, GDUF & SUSS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on facilitating admission to SUSS graduate degree programmes and development of dual graduate degree programmes.