Anhui Normal University

FAQ about Anhui Normal University, China

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?
Answer: Some programs are fully English medium program and others are in Chinese.
2. How is the living standard in Wuhu city? What about the canteen in the University?
Answer: The cost of living for international students can be affordable and reasonable; around 100 USD for food cost per month. There is also special canteen only for international students.
3. How can I arrive in Wuhu city, the location of University?
Answer: Because there is no airport in wuhu, you can fly to neighbourhood city - Nanjing, the recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Nanjing (around 2.5 hours), or transit from Beijing to Nanjing (around 2 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Nanjing (around 1 hour), or transit from Guangzhou to Nanjing (around 2.3 hours). And you can go to school from Nanjing to wuhu. Students can choose the travel route according to their location.
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
Answer: Yes, the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Nanjing Lukou International Airport. Students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available during on-duty hours in Registration time.
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in the big International Airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need. 
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Wuhu City? 
Answer: There is one train station and many fast and convenient bus in Wuhu. Anhui Normal University is located in the city centre. The price of commodities is very reasonable, making life much more easily. Wuhu is reputation of scenic spots and historical sites spreads far and wide.  The city has convenient transportation and communication. 
7. How is the climate in Wuhu City?
Answer: Wuhu has adequate illumination, distinct four seasons, and the sight is very beautiful and pleasant. And the annual temperature is 16 °C (60.8 °F). 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
Answer: China is the largest producer of engineering graduates in the world.
9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
Answer: China has become the second largest economic entity, which has made China an influential role in the global economy.

10. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
Answer: Even some programs are taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language. For the programs in Chinese international students will be required to take one year of Chinese language before start their major. 
11. What is the voltage used in China? 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
12. Useful public contact number in China:
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
13. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required. 
The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!