The GEO College of Arts was established in 2020 when it incorporated the School of Art and Design and the School of Film and Television Art. There are two departments at present in the college: Art Design and Mass Media, with a 46-member faculty in total, including 4 professors, 7 associate professors, among whom 4 are holders of doctorate degrees. In 2017, the college won the privilege of conferring master’s degree in art design. There are currently five majors available in the Art Design Department, including advertising, environmental design, visual transmission and design, product design (with a preference in household products) ，calligraphy and a joint program on environmental design with overseas universities. The Mass Media Department is currently open to three majors, including broadcasting and anchoring, radio and television production, and cinematography and film production. The faculty members have published over a hundred of academic papers in the national core periodicals and a dozen of high-quality academic monographs by top publishers, and have accomplished a number of national and provincial research projects in social science. The students of our college have participated actively in the National Advertising Art Design Competition for College Students, Shenzhen International Poster Festival, Platinum Originality International University Students Graphic Design Competition, Kan Tai-Keung Design Competition, Macao Design Competition, China International Space Design Competition, and China Indoor Design Competition, winning gold prizes and other awards.
The college will continue to follow the GEO motto of cultivating universal perspectives and pursuing infinite knowledge, and position itself as a carrier of fine art and an embodiment of humanity. With a guidance to integrate traditional ethics and art, the college seeks to measure up to modern artistic spirit of independence, freedom, originality, harmony and humanity, and aims to become a new-style art school with distinguished artistic features and an intense academic atmosphere.