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Study Abroad Latest News: China to Allow Foreign Students to Take Part-Time Jobs

Study Abroad Latest News

As per the recent notifications issued by the Chinese Ministry of Education, the international students studying at Chinese universities will now be allowed to take part-time jobs or internships during their studies off campus. This move has been made as a part of a number of changes being made to make the country’s higher education system more attractive and international students friendly.

This is indeed welcoming news for students who wish to expose themselves to global education that gets offered in the reputed and world-famous Chinese universities but are not able to do due to the financial constraints and several other factors.

The international students will now be allowed to take part-time or internships off university campuses as long as they get approval from their colleges and universities along with the entry and exit administrative authorities.

China is a popular study destination for Indian students who are looking at studying Medicine as medical education in China is easily accessible and quite cheap when compared to Indian medical education. Also, the data reveals that there were over 4.42 lakh foreign students studying in China from 205 countries in 2016.

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The changes that are being made in the Chinese system of education, therefore, represents a lot of scope for both the sides- the learning providers as well as the international community of students looking at studying abroad in this famous study destination.

With the recent changes being made in the educational sector, China sees this as an opportunity to attract more number of international students as its move will help the country enhance its global presence. The international students working in Chinese enterprises will also boost the country’s economy by giving domestic enterprises a chance to expand overseas with the proliferation of global workforce. Furthermore, this move was long due and makes a logical sense as the students going overseas for their higher education certainly expect that opportunities be given to them to practically implement things that they have been taught in their universities and colleges.