To help visiting scholars in adapting to the Canadian environment and their arrangements for learning and living, we organized the experiences and knowledge of previous visiting scholars in Ottawa. Below are some tips that may help your student life in Canada. Embassy Report As soon as possible, get in touch with the Department of Education of the Chinese Embassy in Canada. You may do this during office hours every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. Submit your personal information which includes your name, sex, domestic work unit, e-mail, QQ number, study units, arriving and leaving Ottawa time, overseas address, overseas telephone and other information issued by the association through mail. You may send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and let the association facilitate communication and contact. In addition, the embassy report is also relevant in receiving scholarships, purchase insurance, reimbursement, funding proof, change of address, return airfare, summary report, study proof and other matters.
There have been educational exchanges between the two countries since 1970 to get a comprehensive and rapid development for both parties. Education sectors between the two countries, especially between institutions of higher learning, have been establishing relationships of exchange and cooperation. The fields of academic exchanges between the two sides involves exchange of teachers, exchange of academic groups access, collaborative research, joint doctoral training, jointly organized seminars and training courses and other activities. These activities are designed to promote mutual understanding between the two countries’ bilateral education sector, academia, and research and management level. Bilateral Education of High-level Visits Over the past decade, university presidents of China and Canada have been performing exchange visits to further promote exchanges and cooperation in the field of education. Below are some of the relevant events that help strengthen educational exchange activities. In April 1988, the first session to increase school long meetings was
Under the auspices of China-Canada Scholars’ Exchange Program with China Scholarship Council acting as the executive agency, and in partnership with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT), a number of awards are offered to Canadian academics and students who wish to study and/or do research in subject areas related to China in the Chinese universities that are open to Chinese Government Scholarship recipients for the academic year. Criteria for Eligibility Applicants should be faculty members at Canadian Universities or students who have a bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in a graduate program. Criteria for Selection Academic merit, both of the candidate and of the proposed research plan, will be the foremost consideration in the choice of recipients. Applicants should have a certain level of Chinese language proficiency in both speaking and writing. However, candidates who can speak only English or French may be selected as long as their Chinese
The annually increasing number of our people choosing to study abroad at their own expense has become an important channel that encourages advancement in learning for Chinese students. There is a program that supports our students to successfully complete their studies. This has led to the establishment of the National Self-Financed Students Care program. This was approved by the Ministry of Education in 2003. The scholarship program aims to further expand its operations to Canada where majority of our scholars are studying. In order to ensure the smooth implementation of the program, the Ministry of Education at the Chinese Embassy in Canada formally accepted the project’s application. The Ministry of Education welcomes everyone to visit their office for more information about the application procedures, eligibility criteria, and implementation details. Please: Wang Pengfei through the following contact information: TEL: 613-789-6312 ,613-789-0094 ,613-7890116 (O) 613-789-0262 (F) E-mail: email@example.com
Overseas students returning home for work will be allowed to enter the country while transporting Duty-free products such as computers, TV, refrigerators, cameras, motorcycles, and other items. The goods should be specified as domestic Duty-free goods at purchase. This policy is in accordance with the State Council’s notice on the reform and adjustment of import tax policies. The returning student should have a valid passport issued by the Chinese embassy and have at least 180 days of continuous stay in a foreign country. Returning visiting scholars, study personnel, and family members of the student studying abroad will also be able to purchase Duty-free goods without the Students’ Proof of Return. Students studying abroad on their own expense will be allowed to buy cars tax-free. Requirements are as stated below: The learning time should be more than one year Should be registered in the formal university report Must have reported to
Unlike previous immigration processes, re-entry in the country is now possible without going through onsite blood tests. Students who have plans to temporarily stay in China for lectures, research, or any other personal concerns shall now be approved to enter China by presenting specific documents. The requirements are as follow: A health certificate issued by the Health and Quarantine Department which states that you are physically fit for international travel A negative HIV test report issued by the Health and Quarantine Department or recognized medical units Proof of repatriation issued by the Chinese embassy (consulate) An invitation to conduct academic exchanges Re-entry visa A return ticket visa Students who will not be able to present the said requirements will be required to fill out an application form and undergo blood test at the airport. Health and Quarantine units will perform the test methods to facilitate the entry and exit of
Previous Chinese visiting scholars came up with tips for new visiting scholars in the city. Below are some tips in making life easier in Ottawa as a student. Check out these tips because these might be essential for your transition as a visiting student in Canada. Shopping Most visiting scholars go to shopping malls to buy Chinese food, 168 supermarkets, Kowloon market and Li & Fung are good choices for this situation. Loeb, Loblaws, and Giant Tiger also have very cheap goods as they provide discounts for fruits and vegetables. If you’re looking for fresh fruits and vegetables with reduced prices, Farmboy should be one of the best choices. Winners is a famous store when it comes to discounted clothing. They sell clothes from well-known brands. Sports and leisure brands are especially cheaper in this store. For your daily necessities, look for Dollar Mart and find out that they sell
According to the state regulations in institutions of higher learning abroad, visiting scholars will be able to purchase domestically made vehicles with the following privileges: Exemption from custom tariffs on imported parts and discounted component prices Exemption from the surcharge of vehicle purchase which is 8.5% of the market price Chinese personnel working abroad can also purchase tax-free domestic cars. The General Administration of Customs has also ordered business agencies to provide the buyers with staging, insurance, relief, and other related services. This helps people save valuable time and money. Returning students are required to comply with the following purchase conditions: The student should be registered in regular foreign university or college; visiting students and those with collaborative research in a foreign university or college will be considered. The student should return home within two years after completion of studies. The buyer should have an initial purchase of the vehicle.
Students abroad always receive consultations regarding matters on ordering domestic newspapers and magazines. This is for the purpose of giving quality service to the students. Ordering newspapers, magazines, books, and other business services will be at the student’s own expense. Below are some simple steps in subscribing for these materials. The Services Overseas students who wish to subscribe to the domestic offering of newspapers, magazines, and books will have to pay the services with their own money. The service will include the sending of the materials to the subscriber through mail. The Subscription Approach The subscriber will be required to sign an agreement prepared by the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly. You may download the forms at http://www.cscse.edu.cn. After signing the agreement you may send it through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through fax using this number 68312963. The assigned office will send you a notification after accounting the total cost
According to the latest requirements of the state, the returning students can avail a domestic car discount. After studying for more than one year in foreign academic institutions, returning students may purchase a car without the purchase’s additional charges. They are also exempted from the customs’ tariffs on imported parts and components. The previous way of purchase was complicated and normally takes about six months. According to the customs in Nanjing, Shanghai, Beijing and other cities, the returning students’ files can be directly obtained from the local commission. This shortens the required time to about 20 days. In Nanjing, the purchase procedure is not limited to the vehicle’s models. Buying a car that is worth around 10 million can provide you with about $4,000 – 15,000 cost savings. A car worth 50 million has around 40,000 – 7 million cost savings. Newly purchased vehicles can be transferred. Nanjing has more
The Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Quebec, Canada (hereinafter referred to as the two sides) on March 14, 1980, December 23, 1986, February 25, 1994 and August 27, 1999, signed on the Higher Education Memorandum of Understanding. After 22 years of close cooperation, the two sides have developed a relationship of cooperation in the field of higher education. In order to further promote the development of higher education in China and Quebec, and to strengthen the cooperation of both institutions. Both sides want to update the way of cooperation in order to more effectively achieve the goals of cooperation. To this end, the two sides have reached the following consensus: Cooperation objectives The two sides agreed to closely exchange relations by promoting the understanding of each other’s language and culture of China and the people of Quebec. Both sides will support student
In order to prevent academic fraud being performed by returning students, China has developed a certification system for them. This system states that, the foreign academic institution where a returning student earned his or her degree should be officially recognized by the Chinese government administrative departments of education. Failure to comply with the condition will result to the non-recognition of the degree earned. The Ministry of Education Service Center for Scholarly developed a specialized degree/diploma certification application procedure. The procedure requires a passport, a foreign degree certificate, study abroad transcripts (Master’s degree or above should provide the student’s thesis summary), students proof of return issued by a Chinese embassy (consulate), and other related materials. All of these required documents should be original. Only through a detailed certification carried out by the educational institutions at the country or abroad. This is necessary to become professionals in academic proficiency. The certification procedure