1. What does your China student tour look like?
We can take you to schools in China and show you a side of the country you never knew. In addition to this, you can visit some of the most iconic sites in China. During the tour, you will enjoy the most authentic experience of China and gain an appreciation of its culture, art, architecture, history, geography, business, and more. Whether climbing the Great Wall, being a panda volunteer, riding along the ancient city walls, tasting Sichuan hot pot, or learning calligraphy, your school trip is sure to be full of adventure and excitement.
Depending on your special requirements, whether it's exploring the deep Chinese culture, ancient history, or vast landscapes, your China student tour can be tailored to your interests. Our team of experts can tailor your China school tour with a variety of different themes.
Our tours give students the opportunity to truly engage with the local Chinese community through school exchange programs and departure from China with a real sense of accomplishment and new respect.
2. Is China a good place to study?
China has now become one of the best countries in the world in terms of quality of education. The qualifications in China are internationally recognized. And the number of international faculty teaching at Chinese universities is increasing every year. Tuition and housing prices in China are significantly lower than in the United States or Europe. You can save a lot on living costs while studying in China. If you work very hard during your studies, you also have the opportunity to receive scholarships, grants, and stipends from public and private sponsors. While studying in China, you can also travel to various cities and explore the rich culture of the country. After graduation, a basic knowledge of Chinese will also be a plus if you want to stay and work in China. Many of the world's leading companies are located in China, especially in cities such as Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing. As a result, there is a high demand for qualified professionals who can speak Chinese.
3. What is the best way to get out and explore on my own?
There are shopping centers and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. If you want to go further, the best and most comfortable way to travel is by cab. In China, you can hail a cab with just a wave of your hand. All legal cabs in China use cab meters. Look at the cab meter and you will know how much to pay. Chinese cab drivers don't speak much English, so you can ask your guide to write down the Chinese name of the destination you want to visit.
4. Do we have free time to explore the cities we visit?
Yes, in addition to our scheduled itinerary, you will have free time to explore the cities. You can walk around the neighborhood, visit the parks, or go shopping. Besides, during your tour, you can experience the vibrant nightlife of each city in the evening. For your convenience, your guide will also help you write down the addresses of the places you want to visit in English and Chinese.
5. Which universities are better in China?
Tsinghua University was founded in 1911 and is one of the oldest universities in China. Tsinghua University is located in the Haidian District, northwest of Beijing. The campus used to be the imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty. Currently, Tsinghua University is ranked first in China, fourth in Asia, and 16th in the world. Tsinghua University is one of the world's leading universities in engineering and computer science, and one of the most influential and prestigious universities in China. There are more than 500 English courses available to students at Tsinghua University.
Founded in 1898, Peking University is also one of the oldest universities in China. The campus of Peking University is very beautiful and it is famous for its lovely gardens, traditional Chinese architecture, and murals. Currently ranked 2nd in China, 5th in Asia, and 22nd in the world, Peking University was the first national university in modern Chinese history. Peking University is a perfect combination of traditional Chinese culture and Western culture, making it the ideal university for international students to study. Peking University has the largest university library in Asia with 7,331,000 volumes, as well as Chinese and foreign periodicals and newspapers.
Fudan University was founded in 1905. Current ranking:3rd in China, 7th in Asia, and 40th in the world. Fudan University is a modern comprehensive university and one of the top universities in China. Fudan University has one of the largest student populations in China, with over 45,000 Chinese students. It is also a hub for international students, with 15% of international students studying undergraduate programs at the University. Internationalization is one of Fudan's priorities. The university offers programs taught in English and has many academic exchange programs and partnerships with universities around the world.
Zhejiang University is located in Hangzhou. With seven campuses, Zhejiang University is currently ranked 4th in China, 6th in Asia, and 54th in the world. Zhejiang University is one of the top universities of higher education in China. In 2017, the International College of Zhejiang University enrolled more than 6,800 international students from 148 countries around the world. Currently, there are 7,074 international students enrolled at Zhejiang University.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University was founded in 1896 and is located in Minhang District, Shanghai, China. It is the 5th in China, the 17th in Asia, and the 60th in the world. Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a comprehensive, high-quality, innovative, and internationally renowned institution of higher education. Since 2000, thousands of students from more than 100 countries, including Korea, Japan, Indonesia, the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, North Korea, Australia, and Thailand, have studied at SJTU. In recent years, the total number of international students has grown to about 6,000. In order to make students feel at home and truly supported, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has a dedicated International Student Management and Services Department.
Nanjing University is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, founded in 1902. Nanjing University is currently ranked 7th in China, 31st in Asia, and 120th in the world. Nanjing University was one of the first universities in China to admit international students. It has international exchanges and cooperation with many of the world's leading universities and research institutions. Tens of thousands of international students from more than 100 countries are currently studying here, including well-known international alumni in politics, business, and academia.
Wuhan University is currently ranked 8th in China, 36th in Asia, and 257th in the world. Wuhan University has one of the longest histories of international student education. It has been recruiting overseas students since the 1950s. In 2016, WHU had over 3,500 international students covering 200 majors in 30 colleges. To further strengthen international education, WHU established the School of International Education in October 2014. In addition to quality education, foreign students especially enjoy WHU's beautiful campus. WHU is recognized as "the most beautiful university in China" with its elegant palace architecture, which perfectly blends Eastern and Western architectural styles.
Tongji University, located in Shanghai, was founded in 1907. Tongji University is currently ranked 9th in China, 54th in Asia, and 265th in the world. Tongji University is one of the largest and most comprehensive universities in engineering disciplines in China. It has been enrolling international students since 1954. The university currently has 3,468 international students. Tongji University has an International Student Office, which is responsible for international student recruitment, teaching arrangements, and student care.
6. Are there any shopping traps we are taken to during our China student tours?
Please rest assured that you will not be forced to shop on any of our trips! We are not like some other travel agencies in China whose guides earn commissions by taking tourists to shopping stores. We pay our guides a reasonable salary and bonus so that they have a stable income. They will not force you to buy anything, they will just be happy to serve you and make your trip a fulfilling memory.
7. Can I talk to current students?
We will arrange for some students to act as guides. They are current students themselves and are a great resource for information about the school. Most students are happy to talk about their school. You can ask them a few questions from random people along the way.
8. Can I book extra nights in a hotel before or after my tour?
Yes, in most cases, we can arrange additional nights at the starting and ending hotels. For pricing information, you can contact our tour consultant. If we cannot provide you with additional nights, we will give you the name of a hotel that you can book directly. We recommend that you book as early as possible when you are sure of your time, the earlier you book the better the price is likely to be.