Are you ready to study in China? Have you got ideas about what to put in your luggage box before leave to China? If it’s the first time for you to go to China, you should seriously think about how to make a good pre-preparation for your travel, otherwise you may face more troubles than you expected and waste some money. This article shows you how to make a cost-effective pre-preparation for studying in China.
1 Get to know your new city well.
Before you go to the new city in which your chosen university is located, you should collect detailed information about the city and get to know the weather, climate, local cuisine well, so you can know what you should bring with you and you don’t need to buy them when you arrived in China.
2 Compose a list.
Compose a list of items that you need to bring with you, so you can save room in your luggage for the right things. Click here to see a list of what you should bring when study in China.
3 Learn how to access money in China.
It is important for you to be aware of how to access money when you go to a new country, otherwise you have to find a wrong third party agent and pay a lot of money transfer service fees. CUCAS provide easy money transfer service without any service fees.
4 Bring required materials
Call your chosen university directly or CUCAS’ free consulting service to figure out what are required materials you need to bring to China, make sure you bring them all with you. Because if you forgot to bring some necessary materials with you, you will need to pay for airline ticket to go back for them.
5 Apply for the right visa
China has several types of visa categories and the costs varies from different types of visas. To study in China, you should apply for the student (X) visa.
Besides, you also have to choose the visa with appropriate term of validity for you according to your program duration in China. For example, if you are going to attend a short Chinese program in China, single-entry for 3 month visa is enough for you, you don’t need to pay extra money for a visa with longer term of stay. (Learn how to save visa application fees)