10 Reasons why China is the perfect place to study right now:
1. You can experience the long history and rich culture of China
China is a great country with special culture, traditions and ancient civilization. The Chinese civilization is one of the world’s ancient calcinations, aged almost 5,000 years. Its first written records date back to IV millennia BC.
2. You can get a very safe environment in China
China is one of the safest countries in the world. Example: Beijing is one of the largest and busiest places in China. Yet there is virtually no crime in Beijing. As in other major cities, there may be some negatives, but being careful is enough to sail through smoothly.
3. You can meet Warm and Welcoming Chinese Citizens
Chinese are generally very friendly and helpful. They will always try to help you if you are in need. Help is handy if you can’t read your Chinese or when ordering something online. They are willing to invite you to their home and are welcoming.
4. You can enjoy Lower Tuition Cost and Scholarships
The cost of studying in China is relatively lower compared with countries such as the USA, Canada, UK, and other European countries. Given the guaranteed level of quality education, international students who decide to study in China are less burdened. There are also many universities- and government sponsored scholarships that cover the entire cost or part of the tuition fees. Some students end up spending nothing on their education.
5. You can Study at top Chinese universities with Reputation
Studying at a good university is a priority for most international students. Whether you are considering entering the job market soon after graduation of even continue studies for Graduate / Post Graduate levels, the Reputation of your past institution is essential to your future goals.
As the government of China invests in resourcing existing universities and internationalizing Chinese Education, Chinese universities are increasingly well respected around the world. There are more Universities now in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings than ever before
6. Your Cost of Living in China is affordable.
The cost of living in China is pretty cheap. Even if you are on a tight budget, you can still save enough to travel. If you live on campus, you often only pay accommodation fee (about $300 per month) and don’t have to pay for the cost of water, gas & electricity though it could be very negligible (around $2 per month)
If you earn a more Western salary, you have nothing to complain about at all. It depends, of course, on your spending pattern, but technically you could save half your salary.
7. There are Lots of beautiful places for you to travel
You can use the money you save to travel within China or beyond (from China, many other Asian countries are very close). Usually, you have a total of about three months of holidays, in an entire school year. A month before the Chinese New Year, a month during the summer and spread over the year another month (think of the week in October, the Dragon Boat Festival, or Qingming). So plenty of time to travel and see more of China.
8. You can enjoy the delicious cuisine
The real, authentic Chinese Cuisine can be found in China only. Chinese takeaways in your country are very different from what you get in China. Beijing duck, noodles, hundreds of various vegetable and meat dishes, sweet, spicy, cold or warm, and also spicy. You can find it all in China.
9. It is a unique experience to Challenge Yourself.
How many people do you know who live or have lived in China? It says a lot about you as a person when you’ve lived in China for a while. You need a character to live in this particular country, perseverance to get where you want to be, flexibility because things often don’t go as planned, or they do.
10. You can Learn a New Language – Mandarin
Although Chinese is not the most straightforward language, it is not impossible to learn it. Chinese is one of the most spoken languages on earth, and it looks good on your resume when you apply for jobs. I dare say it increases your chances of a job, depending on the field in which you’re going to work.
Now, maybe you have idea whether you shall come to study in China or not.