Experience China, you are in it!
Study in China Seminar & Discussion Forum about China-Canada Educational Exchanges
China is one of the four ancient civilizations in the world, with a splendid culture and long history. The traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese Kong Fu are world treasures.
China has become the second economy body in the world. By hosting the 2008 Olympic Games and 2010 World Expo, China has won an excellent international reputation and been attracted to more and more foreigners who are amazed by the Chinese uniqueness.
The Chinese language is the most descriptive language and has the largest number of users. It plays an increasingly essential role in the international exchange and trade field.
China leads or approaches the world’s advanced level in many branches of science and technology, for instance in the field of biological science and astronomy etc.
With the rapid economic growth in China and together with the development of bilateral cooperation, China has become the second largest trading partner for Canada, just after the United States.
Chinese universities are offering more and more international courses, not only mandarin learning, but various English-taught disciplines in fields of art, science, medicine and engineering etc.
Studying in China has become more and more attractive. In the Canadian PM Stephen Harper’s recent visit to China, the two governments have reached fruitful agreement for cooperation on education, science and technology such as the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program (CCSEP). A three-year renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding related to the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program that will increase the eligibility criteria for Canadians to study in China.
Over the years, education ties between China and Canada have expanded significantly. In 2010, over 60,000 Chinese students studied in Canada, representing close to 28 per cent of Canadian international students and contributing almost $1.9 billion to the Canadian economy. In addition, in the year 2009 over 16,500 students attended the 49 elementary/secondary schools in China licensed to teach a Canadian curriculum.
Now we are proud to announce that a group of key Chinese institutions will be present at Ottawa and Toronto in the coming May. You will have the chance to talk with professors, admission officers or even the presidents face to face, getting fresh news of the life and study in China.
Our educational delegation is scheduled to present an overview of Chinese language, cultural and international courses you can take at some of Chinese top universities.