Chinese Summer Schools

Visit one of the world’s most exciting countries, learn some Mandarin, grasp this exciting international educational opportunity and boost your employability.

Jiangnan University International Design Summer School: 24 June – 5 July 2019

Spend two weeks in Jiangnan University International Design Summer School during summer 2019.

This summer school is designed to: promote interdisciplinary practice for design students from various backgrounds; explore different emerging issues along with new technologies; and create a unique experience of the traditional and the new cultures in China.

Jiangnan University is a new partner of the University of Plymouth and this two-week summer school promises to be a memorable and valuable part of your student experience.

The summer school course fees, accommodation and your food will be provided by the University of Plymouth.

The Jiangnan University International Design Summer School academic content starts on Monday 24 June and ends on Friday 5 July 2019.

The summer school is open to all non-final year undergraduate students studying at the University of Plymouth and its partner colleges. (exchange students are not eligible).

If you are interested in applying or have any further questions please contact us via email:

The application deadline is 12:00 on Monday 14 January 2019

Please note that participants are responsible for their own flight costs, visa costs and personal expenditure.

City College Plymouth, Huzhou University trip (June 2019)

City College Plymouth is also organising a trip to Huzhou University in Zhejiang Province, to learn about China; its culture, Mandarin language; society and business; local food; tourist sightseeing, etc. and offering the experience to all University of Plymouth students.

The cost is approximately £1000 plus flights and airport transfers (costs tbc).

Their deadline for receiving application form will be 31 January 2019 and payment deadline will be 28 February 2019.

Download their PDF for further information or email City College Plymouth direct at

One student's experience in Shanghai

During my time on the trip I learnt a great deal, not only about China and Chinese culture, but also about myself. The experience I had in Shanghai was one I will never forget.

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