Tianjin University of Technology

FAQ about Tianjin University of Technology, China

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program.
2. How is the living standard in Tianjin city? What about the canteen in the University?
Answer: The living cost here is reasonable, for example, about 150 USD for your food cost per month. There are quite a number of student cafeterias and restaurants on campus of Tianjin University of Technology, offering a good variety of foods. Besides, a Muslim Canteen is also available in the campus.
3. How can I arrive in Tianjin city, the location of University?
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Tianjin, the recommended route is to fly to Beijing and take the direct bus to Tianjin (around 2.5 hours) just inside Beijing Capital International Airport.
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
Answer: Tianjin University of Technology provides international students with Airport Pick-up service from Tianjin Binhai International Airport or Beijing Capital International Airport to the campus, but an Airport Pick-up fee shall be charged. But international students should book in advance and send detailed departure, transfer and arrival schedule to us in advance so that the university can pick up without any delay.
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 Tianjin City?
Answer: There is one airport, three train stations and many buses in Tianjin to many cities in China. Tianjin port is the world's top-level and China’s largest artificial deep water harbor. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pub for going on internet.
7. How is the climate in Tianjin City?
Answer: Tianjin features a four-season, monsoon-influenced climate, typical of East Asia, with cold, windy, very dry winters reflecting the influence of the vast Siberian anticyclone, and hot, humid summers, due to the monsoon. Spring in the city is dry and windy, occasionally seeing sandstorms blowing in from the Gobi Desert, capable of lasting for several days. Annual mean temperature approximates 14 °C(57.2°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. 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.
11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory?
Answer: Even though the program is instructed in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered in the first two years, 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.
12. What is the voltage used in China?
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
13. 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
The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!