China is the world’s most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. It is the world’s second largest economy and the world’s largest exporter and 2nd largest importer.
Following its reform and openingup to the world in the late 1970s, China has become a major tourist destination.Thegrowth in tourism spans from its rich historical, political and cultural background. Some of the must see sites include The Great Wall of China at Jinshangling, the Forbidden City in Beijing and the various ancient temples spread all over the country. The spectacular ancient and modern architecture is an important part of Chinese heritage. The renowned Shanghai skyline in particular is a major attraction to tourists who come to see the fastest growing city in the world in terms of skyscraper construction.
Higher education in China has played a significant part in economic growth, scientific progress and social development in the country. In recent years, China has also become an important destination for international students with itswell established universities offering a wide range of quality degrees in various disciplines such as engineering, computer technology, business and medicine.
The universities have state of the art facilities andcourses are taught in English. Another big plus to Chinese education is its affordability. International students benefit from the world recognized quality education at low tuition fees and very affordable living costs. An added advantage to international students is the opportunity to learn the rich Chinese culture and language.