Xuhui-based higher education institution founded in 2006. The Sino-British College, USST (SBC) is an international university college established as a joint venture by the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) and nine partner universities of the Northern Consortium UK (NCUK) (Bradford; Huddersfield; Leeds; Leeds Beckett; Liverpool John Moores; Manchester Met; Salford; Sheffield; Sheffield Hallam). The college is open to domestic and international students. A range of programs are offered, including “pathways” that include some time at both SBC and a UK campus. Academic foci include engineering, business management and events management.