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Why Study in Shenyang

Shenyang is the economical, cultural, communication, trade and commercial hub of the Northeastern region of China; it is also a major industrial and cultural city with historical importance. Shenyang is located at the center of the Northeast Asian economic ring and Bohai economic ring, so it has important strategic status. With its advantageous geographical position, Shenyang has tremendous absorbing, radiating and driving force to the whole country and even Northeast Asia. With the continuous effort of the local government in dealing with the pollution, the city now sees a harmonious pattern of development with a booming property market. The reputed universities and colleges in Shenyang facilitate the city with excellent science researching capability. While enjoying a world-class education system, both the central bureau and the Liaoning municipal government appeal great emphasize on attracting international students from all over the world by offering various scholarships. It is both affordable and pleasant to study in Shenyang.

Historical and Cultural City

   Shenyang, previously known as Mukden, is the capital of Liaoning Province as well as the largest and most important industrial city in northern China. Located in the central area of Dongbei, compromising what was formerly Manchuria, the city is also a regional communication and transportation hub. In history, the region was little more than a barren steppe populated by nomadic tribes. During the 19th century, the abundance of natural resources in the Manchuria turned the area into a focal point, and became a strategically important land which western powers fought for.

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Dynamic Economy

   Shenyang is the most important industrial base in north China. The development of heavy industry has attribute greatly to its domestic economy in the history, particularly aerospace, machine tools, heavy equipment and defense industry. Owing to the ‘Revitalize Northeast China’ campaign carried on by the Chinese government, Shenyang shows vigorous signs in some emerging areas like software, automotive, and electronics. The campaign has brought Shenyang a new economic dynamism. Many major companies have based their headquarters in Shenyang while more and more international tycoons are looking forward to. Thus, new job opportunities are produced and there are more chances for both local and international students.

Comfortable Living Environment

   As an industrial base in northern China, Shenyang was once suffering from serious environmental problems. In response, Shenyang government has in recent years been attaching great importance to environmental protection and focusing on developing alternative industries. Shenyang has made significant achievements in dealing with pollutes and the treatment of domestic sewage has reached an advanced level either. Nowadays, you can find a batch of man-made lakes and green spaces in Shenyang, and the air is clean while the sky is clear. To certify its achievement in environmental protection, Shenyang has been successively named ‘National Forest City’ as well as ‘Model City of Environment Protection’ for two continuous years.

In addition, Shenyang is the largest collecting and distributing center for commodities in the Northeast. It is a great experience to shop in the city because you can almost buy anything you want in Shenyang. Developing into an international city, Shenyang offers visitors numerous options to spend their leisure in the city. There are a lot of featured pubs, clubs and cafes in Shenyang where you can relax yourself and socialize with local friends.

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Advanced International Education (Scholarship)


 
Shenyang is an ideal destination for international students who want to study in China for it boasts an advanced education system and has been enrolling foreign students since 1950s. Besides, it’s rich in historical heritage offers overseas students an excellent chance to experience China’s traditional folk culture. In recently years, the city has maintained a sustainable growth rate in the number of international students at its universities. As home to some of China’s best universities, programs available include degree courses ranging from undergraduate to Master’s and Doctoral degree programs. There are also some non-degree programs available, for instance, the Chinese language training.
Shenyang has three universities which accept international students.

China Medical University
Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shenyang University of Chemical Technology

Convenient Transportation

Shenyang is the largest transportation hub in Northern China with a complex network of aviation, railway and expressway. As a transportation and distribution center, Shenyang is an ideal city for those who want to explore Northern China and the neighboring countries like Japan, Korea and Russia.

Shenyang Taoxian International Airport

Located in Taoxian Town of Shenyang southern suburb, Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is 20 kilometers (about 12 miles) from the city center and less than 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) from Fushun, Benxi, Anshan, Tieling and Liaoyang, etc.

Inner-city Transport

Bus: Shenyang has an extensive bus system with more than 3,000 city buses running on over 140 lines for local communication. You can arrive at almost any place in Shenhe District, Huanggu, Tiexi, Heping and Dadong Districts by taking a city bus.

Subway: The subway line 1 of Shenyang has been put into use since September 27th, 2010. The line 1 consists of 22 stops with a 27.8 km journey from west Shenyang to the east part. The line 2 running North-South is currently under construction and is going to be put into use in 2012. The ticket fare is between 2-4 RMB depending on the distance.

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