Yanshan University

FAQ about Yanshan 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 Qinhuangdao city? What about the canteen in the University?
Answer: The living expense here is reasonable, for example, around 100USD for your food cost per month. There are four student dining halls as well as several cafeterias and restaurants on campus. 
3. How can I arrive in Qinhuangdao city, the location of University?
Answer: There are many direct flights from all over the world to Beijing. Students who reach Beijing by plane can take the non - stop airport bus to Qinhuangdao Long - Distance Bus Station. Then take a taxi to the east gate of Yanshan University which is in front of the Yanda Hotel. The taxi fare is about 20-25CNY.
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
Answer: Presently, the university hasn’t provided airport pickup service from the local airport to the university. 
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 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 settled in Qinhuangdao City? 
Answer: There is one train station and one airport at present. 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 Qinhuangdao City?
Answer: Qinhuangdao has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate, with four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and dry due to the Siberian high, summers are hot and humid due to the East Asian Monsoon. And the average annual temperature is 11°C (51.8 °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, 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.
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!