Greater China

Mangold Study Abroad Scholarships: Study in China, Japan or Indonesia

Australians are blessed with a wide variety of scholarships to study in Asia and Victorians, in particular, are spoilt with both the Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship and the Mangold Study Abroad Scholarship programs. Whereas the Hamer Scholarship is aimed more at young … Read More

Life after the New Colombo Plan Scholarship

When it comes to scholarships for Australian Students, the New Colombo Plan (NCP) is the all-inclusive Indo-Pacific, Asian experience. We’ve heard from many scholars about their transformative study and work stories in the region, but where are they now? Coming … Read More

Housing in China Guide: Apartments, Hutongs & Dorms

  Finding suitable short-term accomodation in China can be challenging, even for the most experienced of China-hands. The language barrier is only a small problem. The bigger challenge is finding accommodation which ticks all the boxes, including affordability, location and a sit-down toilet! … Read More

Why 6am and daily morning rituals is key to learning a language

  Working 9-6 every day in Beijing and the 40-minute commute to and from work, alongside half a dozen other weekly commitments doesn’t augur well for language study. After leaving Seoul six months ago, my Korean language skills have dropped off dramatically … Read More