5 Reasons to Study Abroad in China
Studying abroad in China offers students a blend of ancient history and modern marvels
China is home to some of the world's most ancient history and modern marvels, making it an ideal study abroad destination for students with a variety of interests.
The reasons to study in China are many, but here are five favorites:
1. Not Lost in Translation
Programs offer courses in English and Chinese, so there is no language barrier to hold students back.
2. Where the Living Is Good
Beijing and Shanghai are ranked in the top 30 best cities for students, according to QS World University Rankings.
3. A World Wonder
The Great Wall of China is the largest human-constructed structure in the world, stretching more than 13,000 miles. Visiting this wonder of the world is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students.
While in China, students may have the chance to see the famous Giant Panda, which is native to the country's Yangtze River region.
5. The Highest Hill
The summit point of Mount Everest runs across the international border between China and Nepal. Many students who study in China take advantage of the opportunity to visit the base of the world's highest mountain.
Students interested in learning more about study abroad should:
- Attend drop-in advising at the study abroad office, from 3-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
- Stop by the Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Arkansas Union.
- Meet with your academic adviser to discuss how study abroad fits into their academic plan.
- Have a valid passport — Passport Services in the Arkansas Union can help.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend a forum on research reproducibility and replicability from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Arkansas Union Ballroom. Register by March 20.
This grant is awarded to non-tenure-track faculty members as part of the Faculty Development and Enhancement initiative. All applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 25.
"Supply Chain Risk," will be presented by Ed Pohl, professor and head of the Department of Industrial Engineering at noon Wednesday, Mar. 27.
U of A Bookstore would like to appreciate the staff and faculty by providing a 25 percent discount on clothing, gifts, supplies and general books through Thursday, March 21.
Study is seeking female students between 21 and 29 years old who currently consume alcohol.