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  1. 1. gINTO CHINA Summer 2011YOUR GATEWAY TO A TOP CHINESE UNIVERSITYExperience language, cultureand the world of work in ChinaSpend your summer learning new skillson a leading Chinese university campusOur Chinese university partners
  2. 2. 2 INTOGet ready for theSummer of your life INTO brings ambitious students and leading universities together. Together with our partner universities we have established one of the finest network of study centres, providing exceptional education experiences to help you succeed in a fast-moving, globally competitive world. We already offer university preparation and English language courses on leading university campuses in the UK and USA. INTO China provides a unique opportunity for you to develop new language skills and enjoy a distinctive, first class student experience on a top Chinese university campus.
  3. 3. INTO 3Studying in China opens up an exciting worldof opportunity. As the oldest continuouscivilisation in the world with one of today’sfastest growing economies, China offers a uniqueblend of traditional and modern civilisations.Every year thousands of international students choose tospend their summer developing new language skills. INTOChina and our partner universities offer you the opportunityto study a Chinese language course on a leading Chineseuniversity campus.Our all-inclusive courses combine Chinese language tuition witha programme of excursions and cultural experiences. You willjoin a truly international cohort where you can practice your newlanguage skills in small group activities with Chinese universitystudents. A unique feature of the course is the opportunity tolearn about the world of work in China through a series of masterclasses delivered by top employers in China.Come study in China this summer and enjoy a truly unforgettablestudy
  4. 4. 4 INTOWhy study in Chinawith INTO?Language• Study Chinese at a world-ranked Chinese university.• Short summer courses provide the perfect introduction to Chinese language.• Exceptional study experiences and experienced teachers ensure rapid progress.• Live and learn on campus with full access to university facilities.• Multi-lingual student support services on campus.Culture• Immerse yourself in Chinese culture with an active social and cultural programme.• Chinese student mentors to help you settle in to campus life.• Make friends with students from around the world.The world of work• Enhance your future employability with new skills and experiences.• Master classes about working in China from key university alumni and leading professionals in China.• Certificate of attendance from a world-class
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  6. 6. 6 INTOYour introduction to theworld of work in ChinaAs one of the fastest growing economies in the world, China offersnew and exciting career opportunities for those with the skills andexperiences to succeed. Whether you intend to work in China orsimply do business with Chinese companies, our Master classeswill offer a unique insight into the world of work in China.• On-campus master classes each week.• Master class speakers include key university alumni and leading professionals in China.• Multi-lingual, simultaneous interpreted master classes ensure understanding.• Small group sizes provide opportunities for group discussion and interaction.• Develop your network of potential employers in
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  8. 8. 8 INTOChinese languageLanguage, culture, experienceThroughout the summer we offer all-inclusive short courses inChinese language ranging from four to 12 weeks in duration.The course combines Chinese language tuition with an all-inclusive programme of excursions, cultural experiences and socialactivities. With courses available for beginner to elementarylevels in small and multi-national classes, this course providesan excellent introduction to Chinese language and
  9. 9. INTO 9What is special about the course? Chinese student mentors What is included in the package?We offer an all-inclusive study abroad Our student mentors will to help you settle •• Comprehensive Beijing orientationprogramme that provides a unique opportunity in to campus life and make the most of your programme.for you to study Chinese language and study abroad experience. All of our mentors •• Return airport transfer.experience first hand Chinese culture, while are Chinese students who are currently •• 50+ hours of Chinese language tuitiongaining a valuable insight into the world of studying at your chosen university. Outside from experienced in China and working with the Chinese. of the classroom they will organise small •• Multi-national classes.This is a new and different approach to group activities to enable you to practice your •• Maximum of 15 students per class.studying abroad in China that will ensure that Chinese language skills in an informal setting, •• One-to-two tuition have the skills and experience to succeed as well as arrange a programme of cultural and •• Full cultural, social activity and excursionin the 21st Century. social activities to introduce you to Chinese programme. culture and provide you with an opportunity •• Master classes on working in China fromCourse description to visit popular tourist destinations. leading professionals. •• All learning materials.The Summer Chinese language courses are Cultural and social •• End of course report and certificate.designed to help you to gain new language skills activity programme •• Full board, single and twin en suiteor improve your fluency for either personal or residential accommodation on campus.professional reasons. The course is structured to An integral part of the programme is the active •• Multi-lingual student support team anddevelop your skills in speaking, listening, reading, programme of activities and excursions to places Chinese student mentors (assigned perwriting, grammar and vocabulary. Fluency and of major historical and cultural interest. This is an 5 students).pronunciation are emphasised with the focus on ideal way to build on your classroom studies by •• 24 hour emergency assistance.conversational Chinese. using the language in real life situations, as well •• Comprehensive insurance. Studying in a Chinese-speaking environment, as learning first-hand about a new will make rapid progress and will have plenty Whichever centre you choose, you willof opportunities to practice your new skills with begin and complete your experience in Beijing.other students and in the wider community. During your orientation programme you will be a student of the Communication UniversityMulti-national classes of China, living in the international student residence at the heart of the University campusTo provide you with a truly international study and conveniently located in the city withabroad experience, classes are multi-national excellent transport links across the city.with students from a wide variety of countries. As part of your Beijing orientation, youYou will be taught by high-qualified teachers, will have the opportunity to visit popularwho have many years experience of teaching tourist destinations, including the Great Wall,beginner level Chinese language courses to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City,mixed groups. the Summer Palace and the ‘Birds Nest’ Studying with international students Olympic stadium.from around the world will encourage you tocommunicate with your classmates in Chinese,providing the perfect environment for you to Master classespractice your new language skills and will help to To provide you with an insight into whatensure you make rapid progress. A multi-national it is like working in China the courseenvironment will also provide you with a unique incorporates a series of weekly masteropportunity to makes friends from around the classes from professionals, who haveworld, to learn about new cultures and share many years experience of working with inyour culture with your classmates. China and with Chinese companies. Master classes will take place weekly during your on-campus experience. Professionals from the foreign business community including businessmen, lawyers, diplomats will be joined by distinguished alumni from your host University; giving a unique insight into what it is like to work in China and with the Chinese. Your future networks developed as you learn more about working, living and doing business with China.
  10. 10. 10 INTOBeijing orientation programmeUnique to the INTO China study experience is a common orientation programmefor all new students arriving onto our courses in China. Located at theCommunication University of China (CUC), a top ranked Chinese 211 Universitynationally recognised in the fields of journalism, communications and mediastudies, all students will spend 3 days and 2 nights at the university’s campus indowntown Beijing. The orientation programme will enable you to experience lifein the political, economic and cultural capital of China, and experience studentlife in Beijing with an organised social programme to see the cultural and touristhighlights the capital has to offer.
  11. 11. INTO 11Sample course programme at Dalian with Beijing orientation programmeThe table below provides an example of what your weekly timetable may look like. Please note,this is only a sample timetable and you will be provided with your real timetable during thecomprehensive orientation programme at the start of your course. Monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday08:30-11:30 Arrival and pick up Tian’anmen Square, Summer Palace Forbidden City and The Great Wall of China13:30-16:30 Briefing and welcome Birds nest and water cube18:30-21:00 Formal Welcome dinner / party Dinner Dinnerweek 108:30-11:30 Travel Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Tour of Lvshun Free13:30-16:30 Registration and Class Employer Master class / Additional tuition hours / free Employer Master class / Tour of Dalian Placement City sightseeing Chinese calligraphy Development Zone18:30-21:00 Welcome Dinner/Party Dinner with Student Mentors Lecture:China Economy: Dinner Dinnerweek 208:30-11:30 Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Watch Beijing opera Free13:30-16:30 Tour of IT company Employer Master class / Additional tuition hours / free Employer Master class / Volleyball match Chinese Taichi Chinese cooking18:30-21:00 Dinner Dinner with Student Mentors Dinner Dinner Dinnerweek 308:30-11:30 Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Tour of Golden Pebble Beach Free13:30-16:30 Tour of China National Enterprise Employer Master class / Additional tuition hours / free Employer Master class / Sport with student buddy PingPong Class Chinese calligraphy (badminton or table-tennis)18:30-21:00 Dinner Dinner with Student Mentors Lecture:China Culture: Dinner Dinnerweek 408:30-11:30 Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Chinese speaking and listening Tests Travel to Beijing Departure13:30-16:30 Tour of Dalian Natural History Employer Master class / Additional tuition / free Employer Master class / Chinese Song Dinner in Beijing Museum Chinese paper cutting Chinese calligraphy18:30-21:00 Dinner Dinner with Student Mentors Dinner Dinner Farewell dinner
  12. 12. 12 INTODongbei University ofFinance and EconomicsDongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) is China’s top rankedfinance, banking and economics university, consistently placed in thetop 3 nationally for producing China’s most employable graduates. TheUniversity is located in the picturesque coastal city of Dalian in North EastChina. Live and learn on the university campus, where you will benefitfrom a Chinese language course delivered by teachers with many yearsexperience and a range of cultural and social activities organised by ourteam of Chinese student mentors.• Top 3 in China for Finance and Economics.• Graduates are among the most employable in China.• Study in Dalian, a dynamic city and financial centre in Northeast
  13. 13. INTO 13 Key course facts Course length 4 weeks - 12 weeks Please note all courses commence on a Friday and begin with an inclusive 3-day orientation programme in Beijing. Student will return to Beijing on the Saturday after the end of their course for a farewell dinner before departing on the Sunday. Course dates ArrIvAL DEpArTUrE COUrSE ADDITIONAL DATE IN DATE FrOM DUrATION WEEKS BEIjING BEIjING AvAILABLE Fri 24 Jun Sun 24 Jul 4 weeks plus 3 day Up to 8 weeks 2011 2011 orientation Fri 15 Jul Sun 14 Aug 4 weeks plus 3 day Up to 5 weeks 2011 2011 orientation Fri 29 Jul Sun 28 Aug 4 weeks plus 3 day Up to 3 week 2011 2011 orientation Fri 05 Aug Sun 04 Sep 4 weeks plus 3 day Up to 2 weeks 2011 2011 orientation Fri 19 Aug Sun 18 Sep 4 weeks plus 3 day Not available 2011 2011 orientation Students wishing to arrive before these dates will need to contact INTO China Admissions and additional charges will apply Level Beginners – Elementary Students are grouped according to their language level Maximum class size 15 students Minimum age 18 years old Course fees: 4 WEEK Up TO 4 SUBSEQUENT COUrSE ADDITIONAL WEEKS WEEKS CHINA RMB RMB19,200 RMB3,000 PER RMB2,500 (SINGLE, EN SUITE) WEEK PER WEEK RMB18,600 (TWIN, EN SUITE) APPROX. $2,930 $458 PER WEEK $382 PER WEEK US DOLLAR (SINGLE, EN SUITE) $2,840 (TWIN, EN SUITE) APPROX. £1,820 £285 PER WEEK £238 PER WEEK UK GBP (SINGLE, EN SUITE) £1,760 (TWIN, EN SUITE)Growing up in a small town, I had very few Please note course fees are pegged against Chinaopportunities to meet people from other RMB. Prices in other currencies are subject tocountries and learn about the different cultures currency fluctuations. Please see your offer letter for details.that exist around the world. Studying at DUFEhas given me the opportunity to make friends Accommodationfrom all over the world and understand manydifferent cultures. Single and twin rooms available. Single rooms are limited and will be allocated on aMOLLIE ANN ECKErT FrOM ThE USA first come first served basis.
  14. 14. 14 INTO Why study in Dalian? Russian Street in Dalian Dalian Exhibition Centre Dalian CityStatue of the goddess and lion in China
  15. 15. INTO 15Dalian is a major city and international port inthe south of Liaoning province, North East China.Surrounded by sea on three sides and with warmsummers, Dalian is widely regarded a one of the mostbeautiful cities in China and is a popular destinationamong Chinese tourists and international visitors.With a long coastline and beautiful beaches, it is thegreat place for sailing, fishing and sunbathing orsimply enjoying the scenic views through the famousrocky shore.• China’s ‘most livable city’ (China Daily Newspaper).• A popular tourist destination with a mild climate and beautiful beaches.• The unique blend of European, Russian, Japanese and traditional Chinese architecture reflect Dalian’s fascinating history.• One of China’s most prosperous cities attracting top international companies including Microsoft, Oracle, Nokia, HP, IBM and Intel, as well as major banking, insurance and securities companies.• Hosts a number of international festivals including the annual International Fashion Festival and International Beer Festival every summer.• Home to Dalian Shide: China’s most successful football team. DALIAN DONGBEI UNIVERSITY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS 50 MINUTE FLIGHT FROM BEIJING BEIJING SEOUL SOUTH KOREA CHINA OSAKA JAPAN TOKYO SHANGHAI HONG KONG
  16. 16. 16 INTOThe CommunicationUniversity of ChinaThe Communication University of China (CUC) is a top ranked Chinese211 University nationally recognised in the fields of journalism,communications and media studies. As ‘a cradle of China’s radio andtelevision talents’, the University has produced a large number of famousgraduates in the China media industry. The downtown campus in locatedin the east of Beijing, providing the perfect base to explore the political,economic and cultural capital of China.• One of China’s prestigious 211 Key National Universities.• Top ranked for media and communication.• Study in Beijing and explore China’s capital
  17. 17. INTO 17 Key course facts Course length 4 weeks - 12 weeks Please note all courses commence on a Friday and begin with an inclusive 3-day orientation programme in Beijing. Course dates ArrIvAL DEpArTUrE COUrSE ADDITIONAL DATE IN DATE FrOM DUrATION WEEKS BEIjING BEIjING AvAILABLE Fri 15 Jul Sun 14 Aug 4 weeks plus 3 Up to 5 weeks 2011 2011 day orientation Fri 29 Jul Sun 28 Aug 4 weeks plus 3 Up to 3 week 2011 2011 day orientation Fri 05 Aug Sun 04 Sep 4 weeks plus 3 Up to 2 weeks 2011 2011 day orientation Fri 19 Aug Sun 18 Sep 4 weeks plus 3 Not available 2011 2011 day orientation Students wishing to arrive before these dates will need to contact INTO China Admissions and additional charges will apply Level Beginners – Elementary Students are grouped according to their language level Maximum class size 15 students Minimum age 18 years old Course fees: 4 WEEK Up TO 4 SUBSEQUENT COUrSE ADDITIONAL WEEKS WEEKS CHINA RMB RMB20,200 RMB3,000 PER RMB2,500 (SINGLE, EN SUITE) WEEK PER WEEK RMB19,600 (TWIN, EN SUITE) APPROX. $3,085 $458 PER WEEK $382 PER WEEK US DOLLAR (SINGLE, EN SUITE) $2,990 (TWIN, EN SUITE) APPROX. £1,910 £285 PER WEEK £238 PER WEEK UK GBP (SINGLE, EN SUITE) £1,855 (TWIN, EN SUITE) Please note course fees are pegged against China RMB. Prices in other currencies are subject to currency fluctuations. Please see your offer letter for details. Accommodation Single and twin rooms available. SingleFrom my study at home, I heard about CUC and rooms are limited and will be allocatedthat it was a great university. That’s why I chose to on a first come first served here. I really like studying in China. We havefun in class with all the different nationalities and Ilike Chinese culture very much too.NILS DOOrTEN FrOM ThE NEThErLANDS
  18. 18. 18 INTO Why study in Beijing? Beijing Theatre and Great Hall of the PeopleTian’anmen Gate Beijing aerial view The Great Wall of China
  19. 19. INTO 19Beijing is the capital of the most populouscountry in the world. One of the world’s greatcities, Beijing offers an insight into China’s past,present and future. As the political, educationaland cultural centre of the country, the city is richin historical sites and important governmentand cultural institutions. For language students,studying in Beijing offers the opportunity to studythe purest form of Mandarin Chinese in the heartof one of the fastest growing cities in the world.• China’s second largest city and the political and cultural capital of China.• An educational centre of China, with many of the top research universities in China.• Home to some of China’s most well known and culturally important attractions including the Great Wall, Tian’anmen Square and the Summer Palace.• A top city for shopping with large department stores and boutiques, or practice your bargaining skills at one of the city’s markets.• An eclectic nightlife with everything from Beijing Opera and traditional Chinese Teahouses to night markets and lively bars and clubs.• A major transport hub making it easy to explore the rest of China. COMMUNICATION UNIVERSITY OF CHINA DOWNTOWN BEIJING BEIJING SEOUL SOUTH KOREA CHINA OSAKA JAPAN TOKYO SHANGHAI HONG KONG
  20. 20. 20 INTOINTO student support:supporting you everystep of the wayFor truly successful study, you not only need a high-quality studyprogramme, but also a support network that ensures you can focuson your studies and enjoy student life. INTO care begins while you arestill in your home country and continues throughout your studies.
  21. 21. INTO 21Supporting your application Your arrival Ongoing supportYour first point of contact is likely to be with one Travelling to Beijing 24-hour supportof our representatives in your home country. All students should plan to arrive and depart INTO is dedicated to making you feel totally safeOur representatives are well informed about from Beijing. Beijing’s Capital Airport has direct and supported. Upon arrival all students areour courses and they will gladly answer any flight connections with most major cities in issued with an emergency telephone number,questions and assist you with your application. the world. An airport pick up is included in your which can be used to ask for assistance at course fees. Please complete the arrivals form, any time of day or night. Within the studentINTO customer relations team which you will find in your Pre-departure guide. residences, there are wardens who are responsible for the pastoral care of students, andOnce you have applied to the Centre, our team When should I arrive? provide an additional source of support.of experienced customer relations advisors You must arrive in Beijing on the Friday of thewill ensure that your application is processed start date of your course. The course commences Cultural activity programmeswiftly and you receive the correct documents, with a group orientation programme. You should Included in your study plan is an active culturalto successfully obtain your student visa for inform INTO of your date of arrival and travel programme, providing you with an opportunityentry to China. arrangements at least two weeks in advance of to visit nearby attractions, experience traditional For further information on our application the arrival date so we can advise the student Chinese culture, socialise with your new friendsprocesses, please see page 22 of this brochure. mentors of when to expect you and arrange your and practice your new Chinese language skills in airport transfer. an informal setting.Meet us in your countryINTO has a network of regional offices Insurance Our Student Services Teamthroughout the world. Our team of regional Based on the university campus, the Student Included in the your course fees is amanagers provide additional support for our Services Team are dedicated to supporting you comprehensive insurance package whichoverseas representatives, and regularly attend throughout your studies and provide a range includes loss of personal possessions, as well asoverseas education exhibitions and events. of support services that specifically meet the travel, health and medical claims. To find out when someone will be visiting needs of international students. When you arrive INTO is an appointed representative ofyour country, please visit in Beijing and transfer to your Centre, student Endsleigh Insurance Ltd, which is authorised andmeetus services will help you settle in to student life regulated by the Financial Services Authority. and remain your first point of contact for non- This can be checked on the FSA register byprior to your arrival academic issues. Our staff speak a range of visiting its website at guide languages and are available to assist new and Full details of the insurance policy andOnce you have confirmed your place, you prospective students who may not be able to cover will be included in your offer andwill receive a pre-departure guide containing communicate effectively in Chinese. No matter confirmation pack.practical information, which will brief you on how large or small your problem, there is always someone available to help. Accommodationpreparing to travel to China, and will include avisa application pack to assist you in applying for During your language course you will live withyour visa, information on arriving in Beijing and Orientation programme other international students in the Overseasenrolling on your course. The guide also includes On arrival in Beijing, a comprehensive group Student Dormitory on the university campus.information to help you adapt to living and orientation programme is provided at the Living on campus offers you the opportunitystudying in another culture. Communication University of China to welcome to immerse yourself in campus life and for you to China and prepare you for your study many students is an unforgettable part of their programme. This will include a meet and greet experience. The accommodation is offered on service on arrival at Beijing Capital Airport, a a full board basis and comprises single and Welcome Dinner, and an exciting programme of twin study-bedrooms with en suite bathrooms excursions to places of historical and cultural and free internet access. Please note a limited interest in Beijing and the surrounding area. number of single rooms are available. On each floor students will have access to a communal study room, shared kitchen and laundry facilities.
  22. 22. 22 INTOhow to applyStep 1Send the completed application packageincluding any supporting documents to yourINTO representative or to INTO ChinaAdmissions:INTO China Admissions4th Floor, 100 Queen’s RoadBrighton, East SussexBN1 3YB, UKFax: +44 (0)1273 328 595Email: 2Upon receipt of your application we will sendan offer of a place, an invoice, an acceptanceform and a copy of the terms and conditions.Step 3 Speaking fromTo reserve your place on the course, pleasesign and return the forms as indicated in youroffer letter together with full payment for thecourse as outlined in the offer letter. experienceStep 4Upon receipt of the signed documents andreceipt of full payment we will send you•• A Confirmation of Enrolment•• An Admissions Letter and appropriate visa letters from the University and the local government office in China•• A visa application pack•• Pre-departure guide•• An airport arrivals and departure form•• Insurance information pack.Step 5 I am so happy to be studying in DUFE. I want toUpon receipt of your confirmation pack, study hard and make many new friends. I hopeplease arrange your visa with your local that everyday is meaningful and sure that I haveChinese Embassy. a wonderful memory of studying here.You will need to apply for a Business (F) MAMI SAKUrAI FrOM jApANvisa. For further information please visitwww.china-embassy.orgStep 6Book your flight and return the airport arrivalsand departure form to INTO China Admissions, I only just started to study at CUC, but so far I am reallyso that we can meet you at the airport. impressed by the friendly and relaxed atmosphere and effective training. Right from the start, the teachers encourage us to speak and we can ask questions anytime. I am really happy with my choice to study at CUC. FrANzISKA SUSANA NICOLAISEN FrOM
  23. 23. INTO 23I really like China, so I decided to come to DUFE to studyChinese. DUFE is the best university. The teachers arevery friendly and enthusiastic, and care about me a lot.OLGA YUNAKOvA, FrOM rUSSIA I am extremely pleased with the patience that the teachers give me when they are teaching me. Dalian is a beautiful city and the climate is good. Studying in DUFE is a great choice. jUNG jAEWOO FrOM SOUTh KOrEA The university is very beautiful and located on a very green campus. The closest beach is around 15 minutes walking distance and it is a really nice and lovely beach. Dalian city is also very beautiful and lies directly beside the sea and it is always very sunny. rABINDrA rAj ShAKYA FrOM NEpAL
  24. 24. Want to find out more?If you would like to find out more about any of our courses or services,please visit our website. You can also contact the Centre via email or phone,or visit one of our educational agents in your home country.INTO China Admissions4th Floor, 100 Queens RoadBrighton, East Sussex Representative’s stampBN1 3YB, UKFax: +44 (0)1273 329746Fax: +44 (0)1273 328595Email: INTO_BROC24PP_1559All content published in this document is believed accurate at time of publication.INTO reserves the right to alter details of all aspects of its operation without notice.