China

China

China is an increasingly popular destination for students from around the world, with the number of international students in China doubling in the past 10 years. Chinese Universities are climbing the world rankings every year, Programs taught in English are available so you don’t already have to speak Chinese. Tuition is low, living costs are even lower. There is plenty of scholarships available including fully funded. Having an understanding of Chinese culture will set your CV apart. It will open doors to a lot of employment opportunities globally. Whether you intend to secure a graduate job or continue studying at the postgraduate level, the reputation of your university is important for your future prospects. Chinese universities are increasingly well respected; the number included in major global university rankings has risen significantly over the past five years. In 2011, there were only six Chinese universities in Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, whereas in 2015-2016 there were 37, more than either Canada or Australia. Financial support is an important factor in the decision to study abroad and the Chinese government is offering a wide range of funding opportunities to attract international students, including more than 40,000 scholarships at 277 institutions.