Why Study in China?
Study in China to Expand Your Horizon!
China has outstanding education system and attached high importance on education since the Confucius’s time. In the last 10 years, further education in China is gaining momentum internationally due to its high education quality with an affordable tuition package. In addition,many universities in China have been gaining world ranking reputation with the help, support and commitment from China government to make China as the top destination for higher education in the world.
China education reform policies has further reinforced China as a popular education hub and attracted many international students to study in China. With the introduction of degree courses fully taught in English, China captured the heart of a non-traditional students from western countries who prefer to study in English medium undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the backdrop of Chinese medium degree courses. From nowhere to be seen in 2001, China has captured the heart of 7% of 4 million worldwide international students to study in China. China now ranked 3rd spot as a host country for international students after U.S. and U.K. (Read more : Trends and Global Data on International Student, Time Higher Education Asia University Rankings)
China is the most populous nation in the world with 1.3 billion people. One fifth of the planet population speaks Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is the mother tongue of over 873 million people, making it the most widely spoken language in the world. The rise of China will make Mandarin a must learn 2nd language in many countries around the world in order to do business with China companies. Hence, study in China will certainly provide your the opportunity to pick up Chinese Mandarin.
China has established educational cooperation and exchange relations with 59 countries around the world and regions such as France, Great Britain, USA, Russia, etc. signed many mutual recognition of academic degrees agreements. Malaysia is the latest country to ink the mutual recognition agreement with China in April 2011 and this will set to boast the number of Malaysian students to study in China. (Read more: China Government Mutual Recognition Agreements)
China is home to many Fortune 500 companies to base their Asia-Pacific HQ in cities like Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. China has enjoyed robust GDP growth for the last 20 years since opening up its economy. China is the world's second largest economy. In 2013, Beijing ranked as No 1 city with the most Fortune 500. In years to come, China is set to overtake USA as world biggest economy and study in China provide you with many great opportunities. Read more: Beijing ranks No 1 as city with most Fortune 500 HQs, Is China About to Take Over Global Business)
With 5,000 years of history, China is one of the world’s oldest and richest continuous cultures. Chinese culture is endlessly fascinating. China is definitely a place for people who enjoy a challenge. A huge, diverse country with a long, long history, there are so many fascinating aspects to explore. China is vast, ambitious, proud and transforming itself like never before. China is not just a different country, it's a different world. China is a mysterious country with diversities of ancient culture yet is a modern, vibrant and dynamic country. Therefore, pursuing your dream tertiary education in China will certainly provide you with great deal of a unique living experience.
In the era of globalization, China is and will continue to influence the world and be a part of our lives whether we like it or not, so why not get started now and be prepared for it? The opportunities and possibilities in China are endless and unlimited. Coming to China to further education will certainly get you ahead and it’s also a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and make new contacts.
Go study and explore in China to expand your horizon.