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Foreign Students Permitted to Enter China

After two years of restrictive Covid-Zero policy, from Aug 24th, China will accept visa applications from international students who wish to study on campus. As for APAC cardholders, they may enter China without an additional visa application. A seven-day hotel quarantine required plus three days of stay-at-home observation is still compulsory. Anyone flying into China must also face the uncertainty ...
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The Third H.K. Joint Institute Approved

In June the Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE) approved a new joint institution established by Hong Kong Technology University (Guangzhou) and Guangzhou University. The joint institution will conduct in-plan recruiting and issue HKTU degrees at UG, PG and PhD levels. These will include three UG degrees (AI, Data Science and Intelligent Manufacturing) and fifteen PG and PhD courses in disciplines ...
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Continued Growth in PhD Recruitment

The Chinese Government continues to encourage the expansion of PhD recruitment, as it has done at both the UG and PG levels, given the alternatives to domestic PhD study - entering the workforce and studying abroad - continue to be so challenging. China’s PhD recruitment started in 1981 with a modest 900 people, whereas by 2021, recruitment reached 120,000. A ...
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The Dark Horses of China’s Alumni Donation Race

The Chinese Universities Alumni Association (CUAA) announced its 2021 Chinese University Donation Ranking (based on figures from June 2021). There is no surprise that universities such as Tsinghua, Peking and Zhejiang ranked top three, with annual donations of US$2.9 b, US$1.6b and US$879m respectively. Unexpectedly, there were several “dark horses” in the race: Shantou University, Wuhan College and Guangdong Technion ...
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2022 Chinese University Graduates Forecast

China currently has 290 million students (including K-12, VET and University students), making up 20.6% of the total population. In 2021 China had 2,738 universities, 50 more than the previous year. In 2022, university graduate numbers in China will reach 10 million for the first time – a number that the Ministry of Education has declared a historic high. China ...
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How Much Do International Schools in China Pay

Here Are the Numbers From Teaching Assistants to Principals: TopSchools (a leading K-12 education platform) recently released a report on salaries and allowances in international schools in China. In 2021, foreign teachers’ salaries at entry-level increased by 11%, but decreased by 14% at senior-level; Chinese teachers’ salaries at senior-level increased 16%. Teachers’ income in first-tier cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen) ...
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