- About arrival at CUST
- Lodging Information
Preparations before coming to CUST
1.1.1 After Receiving Admission Notice from CUST
A. Please confirm the detailed information written in the Admission Notice such as the student’s name, date of birth, major, the fees needed to charge and among others.
B. Please make an ordinary passport. CUST does not accept students with a diploma passport.
C. Requirements of the student’s Passport Photograph
Electronic Photograph: Please send the electronic photographs to ***@*** via the your frequently used E-mail address along with the passport name, the date of birth as well as a scanned front page of the passport.
D. Physical Check up
Upon the student’s arrival in China, the student will be required to get another physical check up used to apply for a residence permit.
It is unnecessary to make a residence permit for those who have already enjoyed a 150-day visa for a semester studies
The student is required to use standard Physical Check-Up form
Please apply for an X1/X2 Visa at China’s embassy in your country. There are two expirations concerning your visa: one is entry deadline and the other is a deadline before which you must make a residence permit after your entry into China.
1.1.2 Preparations for your life in China
A. About Clothing
Changchun locates in the north-east part of China with a relatively cold climate, so you are advised to bring with you some warm clothing against coldness exclusive your admission at September. It is also favorable to buy cotton-padded clothes and down coat in Changchun after your arrival because these stuff is not expensive to purchase here in the city, approximately RMB300-1000.
B. About Eating
There are canteens at each campus of the university and various restaurants nearby CUST. International students can also choose to cook by themselves at the kitchen which is specially provided for them on each floor in the dorm building. Students are advised to take some hometown condiments in case they are not acclimated to the food here in China in the beginning, however, they should observe the stuff is not against relating regulations of China’s customs
C. About lodging
CUST offers favorable dormitory available merely to international students with options of single room and double room excluding beddings.
D. About Arrival
Please come and enroll your name at CUST following the scheduled time to assure everything is processed smoothly without delaying your study, especially the beginning learners of Chinese language. The first month of the language courses is very important to the beginners.
1.1.3 Fees needed to prepare in advance
A. Early settlement expenditure
A student roughly needs RMB1000-2000 to buy daily used requisites such as beddings, toiletries, SIM card for mobile, IC card for bus and among others.
B. Living Expenses
Changchun is a medium-level-consumption city in China and the average expense of a majority of international students ranging from RMB1000 to RMB2000.
C. Electronics needed
A 4G mobile and a lap top are usually essentials for your study, so you either bring one with you or buy one in China after you come.
D. Miscellaneous Fees charged for various procedures
By tram, the student can take Line 3 at the south gate of Changchun Train Station and get off at Stop “Weiguang Jie” where the south campus of CUST locates.
Airport Shuttle Bus, RMB 20 is paid for the bus ticket from the airport to Renming Square and then around RMB 15 is paid to reach the south campus of CUST by taxi
By bus&tram, Taking Bus 159 to get to the stop “Kuan Ping Da Qiao” where to make a connection by taking Tram Line 3 to “Weiguang Jie” where the south campus of CUST locates
Those self-support students are required to pay for their accommodation referring to the standard listed on your Admission Notice or IEEC website Http://ieec.cust.edu.cn/
Shared Kitchen, each floor is provided with a shared kitchen for international students with free charge of water and electricity while without utensils for cooking
Public Laundry, it is on the 10th Floor and you ought to use the washing machine under the janitors’ instructions
Public Gym, it is on the 13th Floor provided with Pingpang table and other keep-fit facilities