Zhejiang Ocean University

FAQ about Zhejiang Ocean 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 Zhoushan city? What about the canteen in the University?

Answer: The living expense here is relatively low, for example, about 100 USD for your food per month. There are various canteens for international students at Zhejiang Ocean University, where a wide variety of delicious and healthy food is served.

3. How can I arrive in Zhoushan city, the location of University?

Answer: If there is no direct flight to Zhoushan city, then recommended flight is transit from Beijing to Zhoushan (around 2.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Zhoushan (around 1 hour), or transit from Xiamen to Zhoushan (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Fuzhou to Zhoushan (around 1 hour 15 minutes). 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: the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Zhoushan Putuoshan International Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to us minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available during Registration time, If Airport Pick-up service is not available, student may come to university by taxi, or airport bus shuttle.

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 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 Zhoushan City? 

Answer: there is one international airport 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 Zhoushan City?

Answer: Affected by the monsoon from Pacific Ocean, Zhoushan's climate features mild humidity and abundant sunshine, resulting in warm winter and cool summer, and average temperature is 16 ℃(60.8℉). August is the hottest month with the average temperature ranging from 25.8℃(78.4℉) - 28.0℃(82.4℉), January is the coldest month with an average temperature ranging from 5.2℃(41.4℉) - 5.9℃(42.6℉).

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



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