Yangtze Normal University

FAQ about Yangtze 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: The program is fully English medium program.

2. How is the living standard in Chongqing city? What about the canteen in the University?
Answer: The living expense here is relatively reasonable, for example, about 150 USD for your food per month. There are four canteens for international students. If you want to get more details, you could click canteen page. 
3.How can I arrive in Chongqing city, the location of University?
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Chongqing city, then recommended flight is transit from Guangzhou to Chongqing (around 2 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Chongqing (2 hours and 50 minutes) or transit from Beijing to Chongqing (around 3 hours). Students can choose the travel route according to their locations.
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
Answer: The university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Jiangbei International Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 7 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available 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 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 Chongqing City? 
Answer: there is one international airport, abundant and efficient train stations and subway. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and Internet, you can buy telecom card to call any time and there are lots of public Internet club.
7. How is the climate in Chongqing City?
Answer: Climatic features of Chongqing can be summarized like this: spring comes early, but the temperature is changeable; summer is very hot and often dry; autumn is cool but often wet, and winter is mild, foggy and without snow. The annual average temperature of Chongqing is 18°C (64.4°F). 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
Answer: China is a 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 economy and this has 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 taught in English, 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.
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!