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Pre-departure Preparation
  • Buying Insurance

    In order to protect the safety of international students during your stay here, all international students should have medical insurance. The cost is RMB 600 for one year.

  • Taking Physical Examination

    All foreigners who come to China to study for longer than 6 months (i.e. those on an X visa) are required to undergo a medical examination either before or after they enter China. You will have to submit the relevant documents confirming that you have passed the physical examination when you apply for a residence permit in China. >>Click here to see more details.

  • City

    CUCAS provides information regarding the specific city where your university locates in. Click here to browse your own city, and you can find all the information you may want to know, including weather, climate, local cuisine and transportation, travelling tips etc..

  • University

    CUCAS has set up a unique profile for every university. In the profile, you can find information about university introduction, facilities, campus life, and more importantly, explicit guidance like how to arrive at your university, how to live in your booked accommodation, how to register with the university can all be easily found. Click here to browse your university and prepare well for yourself to start a new chapter in your life here, in China.

  • CUCAS Pick-Up Service

    If you need airport pick-up service (Beijing Capital International Airport), please contact vipservice@cucas.cn. Some universities offer an airport pick-up service. CUCAS can arrange this for you. If the university doesn’t offer an airport pick-up service, CUCAS will arrange the airport pick-up for international students and help them register in the university successfully. (This requires an additional fee, and is limited to Beijing).

    CUCAS Airport pick-up fee: $100 for CUCAS Users, $200 for Non-CUCAS Users

    If you want to reserve Airport Pick-up Service, click CUCAS Airport Pick-up Service to see how to reserve. If you have any other question, please send email to vipservice@cucas.cn.

  • Luggage Preparation

    It is very important for you to bring things that will be of useful to China. Click here to see what needs to be packed in your luggage.
  • Registration Procedures

    Once you've arrived, you'll have to register with both the university and the local authorities. Click here to see more details about how to register.

  • Money Affairs

    It is important to be aware of how to access money when you go to a whole new country. Click here to see more details about this and also how to get your money to China and make tuition payment as well as many money affairs that have been discussed.

  • CUCAS's Help

    If you encounter any problems after your first arrival in China, you can call us to seek help and our staff will do their best to offer solutions. CUCAS's phone number is 010-82865135.