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China Expats and Culture Blog

Échange universitaire en Chine: 7 bonnes raisons d’y aller

Pierre Cerchiaro | August 05, 2019

Lorsque l’on parle d’échange universitaire à l’étranger, il est vrai que la Chine est loin d’être la destination phare des étudiants francophones. Pourtant, partir étudier en Chine peut être un tremplin pour votre avenir et sans doute une expérience qui restera à jamais gravée dans votre mémoire.

Ayant moi-même étudié une licence et un master LEA anglais-chinois, j’ai eu la chance au cours de mon cursus universitaire de partir dans deux villes sinophones pour effectuer deux années d’échange : une première à Taipei, et une seconde à Chongqing. 

Dans cet article, je parlerai principalement de la vie étudiante en Chine continentale, étant donné que la vie à Taïwan est un peu différente. (Cependant, si vous souhaitez en savoir plus sur la vie étudiante à Taïwan, n’hésitez pas à lire cet article).

Je partage aujourd’hui mon expérience dans l’espoir de convaincre ceux qui hésite encore quant à leur choix de destination, d’envisager la Chine, ce pays fascinant offrant beaucoup de surprises. Voici donc 7 raisons pour lesquelles il est bon d’étudier dans l’Empire du Milieu.

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7 good reasons you should study in China (and why you’ll love it)

Pierre Cerchiaro | August 05, 2019

When talking about studying abroad or going on a student exchange program, China is far from being the flagship destination for English-speaking students. However, going to China for study can be a springboard for your future and probably an experience that will always be etched in your memory.

I had the opportunity during my university studies to go to two Chinese-speaking cities to complete two one-year student exchange programs: one in Taipei and the other in Chongqing. 

In this article, I will focus mainly on student life in mainland China, since life in Taiwan is a little different. (However, if you would like to know more about student life in Taiwan, please read this article.)

I am sharing my experience in the hope of convincing those who are still hesitating about their choice of destination to consider China, a fascinating country with many surprises. So here are seven reasons why it is good to study Chinese in the Middle Kingdom.

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5 Chinese Beauty Hacks To Make You Look Amazing

Jinna Wang | July 02, 2019

If you are a fan of all things beauty, you might have noticed an influx of Asian influence in your local beauty shops as of late.

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13 Very Surprising Things I Discovered When First Coming to China

Pierre Cerchiaro | June 21, 2019

I was extremely excited the first time I flew to China, even though I somehow didn’t know what to expect once arriving there. My French university sent me to Chongqing for one year, giving me the chance to realize my dream and discover the country I’ve always wanted to live in.

When getting out of Chongqing airport, I quickly made new local friends and decided to follow them blindly to start taking my first steps in the real, authentic, and astonishing Chinese lifestyle. Below is the list of the 13 things that amazed and really surprised me the first time I came here.

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Mother’s Day in China

Pierre Cerchiaro | May 06, 2019

Mother's Day in China 母亲节 (mǔqīnjié) is celebrated every year on the second Sunday in May (May 12th this year). The celebration of mothers is becoming more and more popular in China since being good to one’s parents is essential in the Chinese culture.

In China, respect for elders and devotion to parents are both important traditional principles. To celebrate this special day, Chinese people send sweet messages and show their affection and thankfulness. Also, a lot of China’s youngsters are looking for special activities on Mother’s Day and ideas are becoming more and more unique.

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6 Chinese Essential Etiquette and Manners to Be Aware of Before Coming to China

Pierre Cerchiaro | April 10, 2019

There are many rules of politeness in China, and it can happen to anyone to make mistakes even after years living in the country. Social etiquette in China are not only about how you express yourself, but also about how you behave in different situations. In this article, we will teach you the most important rules to know in order to help you immerse yourself in the Chinese culture. 

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