Guest blog: How to be Prepared For Studying in China

According to reports, China currently hosts around half a million foreign students, which is a number that not many people would have predicted 20 years ago. The reason why China is so popular among foreigners is that of the versatility of academic programs, the quality of education, multilingual universities, and the rapid growth of the [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

The Complicated Chinese Family Tree

To all those Chinese learners out there, we're here for you, because we know the struggle of studying Chinese. This language can be extremely difficult with the many different tones, characters, and pinyin. Not only are the tones difficult to memorize, knowing how to pronounce them and actually being able to pronounce them is a [...]

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 [...]

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|1 Comment

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|1 Comment

Sydney Hutong School – Grand Opening Ceremony

On September 23rd Hutong School Sydney had its grand opening. It was a festive occasion with cake, champagne and ribbon cutting! Special guest Josephine Hao was there as one of Hutong School Beijing’s Alumna, she talked about her great experience in Beijing and she has highly recommended the Intensive Chinese Program. She would recommend anyone [...]

Guestblog: 5 Ways to Prevent Yourself From Feeling Overwhelmed While Learning Chinese

So you’ve taken the exciting step of learning Mandarin Chinese. You’ve got all your tools lined up: your phrasebook, dictionary, learning app, Youtube channels...the works. For the first couple of days, you rush headlong into your learning, and it seems to pay off quickly. You get a few words or basic phrases under your belt [...]

Reigning Champs

It's that time of the year. Award season is here and it's official, we're excited to announce that Hutong School has won That's Beijing Readers' Choice for "Mandarin School of the Year" for the third year running! There are a lot of Mandarin schools in Beijing so getting the recognition, as one of the [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Awards, Chinese Classes, Chinese Language, Hutong School|0 Comments