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 and relevant countries and regions signed a mutual recognition of degrees, diplomas and qualifications protocol cases)
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.
Study in China, window to the world!
Many countries around the world are eyeing China as a hot spot in investment, setting up factories, regional business hubs, tourism destination as well as education hubs. I see China as a "Window to the World" and a good tertiary education in China will set to provide flexible and viable options to students in term of employment opportunities as well as going further for post graduate level.
As distinct from many Chinese students who study abroad, international students who come to China are not primarily motivated by an elite college education, but came in order to "understand China”. And this time around, they came not just for Chinese language but with a bigger thing in mind. They are now study in various disciplines ranging from medicine, engineering, aircraft maintenance, International economics and trade, international law, business, logistics and etc at various universities across China. They are convinced that the study experience in China will increase their value on the job market. They view China as a land of opportunity and potential.
According to statistics released by the Ministry of Education, there were more than 356,000 students in 2013 from 200 countries and regions studying at China's 746 universities, research institutions and other teaching institutions, 8.6 percent more than in 2012.
China government had signed mutual recognition of higher education agreement with 59 countries and this open up many windows of opportunities for students to seek employment after graduation or further study at postgraduate level in these countries. Chinese Universities also forged many academic collaborations and co-operations with many top notch and highly reputable Western universities to enhance the quality of its academic and research.
China economics values also attracted many international students to study in China. The Chinese economy has clearly been a global powerhouse for some time, but it is now pegged – by the World Bank and other leading statistical agencies – to overtake the US as the world’s top leading economy in near future. Many global fortune companies have set sights in China and Beijing is now home to 48 headquarters of companies on the Fortune's Global 500 list in 2013.
Back to education values, many Chinese universities are featured in the QS World University Top 200 rankings – “a confirmation and acknowledgement of the quality of academic standards of both teaching and research. China higher education are internationally recognised. The clinical medical degree in China are listed in the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s "Directory of World Medical Schools". This listing means that graduates are eligible to attend national medical screening tests such as USMLE, PLAB, AMC, MCI, PMDC, HPCSA, SCHS, etc.
Yes. It is indeed, study in China can expand your horizon. It is a window to the world!
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