Service Excellence Award Winner!

Yes, we are a winner! We are very proud to announce that we won our third award in a row from iStudy. After 'Cultural Excellence Award' and 'Academic Excellence Award' we can finally add the 'Service Excellence Award' to the list! We were founded in 2005, with the aim to meet the growing interest in China. We provide [...]

Why You Should Take A Gap Year

Letting Yourself Say Yes: Taking a Gap Year Overseas The idea of a gap year can be a little daunting. But agreeing to a gap year spent in China, – now that’s stepping out of your comfort zone. Still, if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of college, then taking a gap year that still challenges [...]

The Best Study Cafes In Shanghai

Whether you're a current student or you have studied before, we are all too familiar with trying to study and get some work done while being distracted by pretty much anything. These distractions can be disguised in many ways. Whether it be annoying siblings, nagging moms, friends or Netflix, it all results in us trying [...]

What To Do During Chinese New Year In Shanghai?

It is that time of the year where every Chinese person seems to be on the move. The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring festival i.e. the Lunar New Year. This year's Chinese New Year will take place between the 4th and 10th  of February to prelude the year of 'the pig'. As [...]

Guest Blog: 6 Scholarships For Studying In China

The desire for international relations and exposure while studying is a trending topic that is being discussed among students, non-students and even aspiring students in places around the world. The reason for this can be attributed to the numerous benefits associated with the opportunity of international relations during a course of study. Some of these [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Chinese Classes, Hutong School, Studying|0 Comments

Danish Marketing & Business Development Internship Position

We are looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual with an interest in China to join our marketing team in Shanghai. You’ll join a small, international team of passionate people and have the chance to make a real impact on our business from day one. Tasks will include: • Marketing research based on personal interest and [...]

By |January 8th, 2019|Hutong School, Internship China|2 Comments

Guest Blog: China’s Global Expansion – Is Speaking Chinese The Future Asset?

The idea that China is becoming a global powerhouse has made many countries rather uneasy and nervous about working alongside them when in reality their rising stature has made them more attractive than most would realize. However, for businesses trying to enter the Chinese market, learning the Chinese language is a necessity. Being able to [...]

By |December 29th, 2018|Business in China, Learning Chinese|0 Comments

Traveling to Hemu, Northern Xinjiang

Hemu (禾木) is a village in the mountains of Altai, the area in the north of Xinjiang set between Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia. The valley where the village rises is crossed by the river Hemu, which is not far from where it mixes waters with the river Kanas. The inhabitants of Hemu are of Kazakh [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Hutong School, Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

Top 6 Bike Lane Personalities

They bring the whole spectrum of 酸甜苦辣(Suāntiánkǔlà; joys and sorrows) to your day in the space of your 15 minute commute. 一)The 奶奶  Her bike can be traced back to the 1960s. Riding with a surrounding metallic resonance, she manages to cycle slower than the local commuter walking on their ‘rush’ to work. [...]

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories, Fun Facts, Hutong School|0 Comments

Young Professionals Panel Recap

Inside The Mind Of Young China As Hutong School co-founder Jan Wostyn once said, supporting young professionals is part of Hutong School’s DNA. Last time we organised the “Millennial to Millennial” with six expat young professionals. This time we wanted to offer young professionals in Shanghai the chance to get real insider information on [...]

By |November 19th, 2018|Chinese Classes|0 Comments