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Coronavirus and Study in China 2020: Influences, Facts, and Tips

Date: January 29, 2020

Summary: You may already know that China right now is fighting the coronavirus in Wuhan(also known as "Wuhan Pneumonia"), and we know you have a lot of questions about study in China under such circumstances, so we create this article...

Coronavirus and Study in China 2020: Influences, Facts, and Tips

 

Dear Students:

You may already know that China right now is fighting the coronavirus in Wuhan(also known as "Wuhan Pneumonia"), and we know you have a lot of questions about study in China under such circumstances, so we create this article to give you the latest information and try to answer your questions. Hope this article could help you know more about the influences brought by Coronavirus and some facts.

Statistics About Coronavirus

Inside China

 

 
Region
Diagnosed (Person)
Died (Person)
Cured (Person)
Universities Accept Foreign Students
Hubei
64287
2498
16748
Zhejiang
1205
1
794
Guangdong
1345
6
786
Henan
1271
19
943
Hunan
1016
4
751
Anhui
989
6
692
Jiangxi
934
1
682
Chongqing
576
6
349
Jiangsu
631
0
458
Sichuan
527
3
276
Shandong
755
4
343
Shanghai
335
3
261
Beijing
400
4
215
Fujian
293
1
183
Guangxi
252
2
129
Shaanxi
245
1
173
Hebei
311
6
241
Yunnan
174
2
124
Heilongjiang
480
12
232
Hainan
168
5
116
Liaoning
121
1
83
Shanxi
133
0
94
Gansu
91
2
80
Tianjin
135
3
87
Guizhou
146
2
102
Jilin
93
1
60
Ningxia
71
0
58
Inner Mongolia
75
0
34
Xinjiang
76
2
30
Hongkong
79
2
19
/
Qinghai
18
0
18
/
Taiwan
30
1
5
/
Macao
10
0
6
/
Tibet
1
0
1
/
 

Other Countries

 

Region
Diagnosed (Person)
Died (Person)
Cured (Person)
Universities Accept Foreign Students
Asia
Japan
159
1
22
/
Thailand
35
0
21
/
Singapore
89
0
51
/
South Korea
833
8
18
/
Malaysia
22
0
18
/
Vietnam
16
0
14
/
The United Arab Emirates
13
0
4
/
India
3
0
3
/
Philippines
3
1
1
/
Nepal
1
0
1
/
Cambodia
1
0
1
/
Sri Lanka
1
0
1
/
Europe
Germany
16
0
14
/
France
12
1
4
/
Italy
229
7
1
/
United Kingdom
13
0
8
/
Russia
2
0
2
/
Finland
1
0
1
/
Spain
2
0
2
/
Sweden
1
0
0
/
Belgium
1
0
1
/
North America
America
53
0
3
/
Canada
10
0
3
/
Oceania
Australia
22
0
10
/
Africa
Egypt
1
0
0
/
 

Latest Update: Feb 25, 2020

Should I Study in China in 2020?

We totally understand the concerns of students and parents, after all, health is the most important thing for everyone. If you are worried about the virus and already chose to study in other countries, then we can totally understand, however, if you are concerned and hesitate about study in China in 2020, here are some facts:

1. WHO has not concluded that China virus is a global emergency yet.

2. The death rate of coronavirus is far more lower than SARS(A virus outbreak in China in 2003), and the scientists are making progress in China in finding the vaccinum.

3. In a lot of regions, the coronavirus is still under control, as you can see in the chart above. If you already got accepted or decided to study in China in those regions, you can still consider studying there.

We believe China will solve the coronavirus incident soon, and we believe China is still a worth considering destination choice for study for you in 2020.

Influences Brought by Coronavirus

The coronavirus has brought some influences to China, here are influences related to international students:

1. Wuhan and some other cities in Hubei province have shut public transport networks to contain the virus, so if you are a student studying in Wuhan, you may need to wait for those cities to recover public transport before you can go there to register for the new semester.

2. Chengdu University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register in the university on Mar 9, 2020.

3. Whan University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

4. Beijing Language and Culture University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

5. Beijing and a lot of other cities in China have decided to postpone the starting date of schools for 2020 Spring intake.

6. East China University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, for non-degree students: the registration period: Feb 24 to 25, 2020, students are NOT allowed to register before Feb 16, starting date: Mar 2. For degree students: enrolled students are NOT allowed to return to school before Feb 14, new students' registration date is Feb 16 and the starting date is Feb 17.

7. Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

8. Liaoning Shihua University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

9. Southwestern University of Finance and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date for now is still Feb 22(Might be changed by following notice).

10. Zhengzhou University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to the middle of March 2020 and the exact date will be announced later.

11. University of International Business and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

12. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Feb 24, 2020.

13. Xi an Jiaotong-Liverpool University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to Feb 22, and the starting date has been postponed to Feb 24.

14. Shenyang Urban Construction University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date might be postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

15. Hangzhou Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before end of Feb, 2020. (And usually, the university's allowed latest registration date is within 2 weeks after the formal registration day.)

16. Huazhong University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. All students are not allowed to register until the latest registration date is announced.

17. Shandong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 1, 2020.

18. Zhejiang A & F University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

19. Tianjin University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

20. Beijing Foreign Studies University-International Business School: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to the middle of March 2020 and the exact date will be announced later.

21. Zhejiang University of Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 1, 2020.

22. Changchun University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn intake and the exact date will be announced later .

23. Zhengzhou Sias University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

24. Bohai University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 20, 2020.

25. Shenyang Institute of Engineering: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 1, 2020, and students are allowed to register after March 15.

26. Shanghai International Studies University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

27. University of Science and Technology Beijing: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

28. Xi an Jiaotong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

29. Hunan Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register in the university after Mar 2, 2020.

30. Donghua University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Feb 20, 2020.

31. Shenyang University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

32. Shenzhen University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Feb 24, 2020.

33. Yunnan Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

34. Shanghai Jiao Tong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

35. Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 2, 2020.

36. Tongji University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

37. Beihang University : For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

38. Nankai University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

39. Nanjing University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Students who were already enrolled previously cannot return to school before Feb 23, 2020, and the dormitory will also be closed before that.

40. Fujian Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later, and the dormitory will also be closed before the official registration date.

41. Zhejiang Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For students who already bought tickets, you can register as normal but you will need to fill a form before you can do the registration.

42. Zhejiang University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

43. Beijing Foreign Studies University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

44. Tianjin Foreign Studies University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Students who were already enrolled previously cannot return to school before the official date which will be announced later.

45. Jiangsu University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date of Feb 25, 2020 has been postponed to Sep 8 to 10, 2020.And the students in Zhenjiang City, the exact date of registration will be announced later.

46. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies : For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 23, 2020.

47. Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

48. Xiamen University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

49. Fudan University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

49. Chongqing University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

50. East China Normal University : For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Feb 29, 2020.

51. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

52. Zhejiang Gongshang University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Mar 2, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

53. Qingdao University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Feb 24, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

53. Shanghai Ocean University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register in March 2020, the exact date will be announced later.

54.Guangxi Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Mar 1, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

55.East China Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Feb 29, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

56.South China Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

57.Donghua University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Feb 29, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

58.Shanghai Jiao Tong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after end of Feb, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

59.Zhejiang University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed for language students is that For students who plan to attend 2020 spring semester,there will be NO online courses. You can wait for the start of the new semester, or postpone to autumn semester or cancell registration.

60.Soochow University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before end of Feb, 2020.

61.University of International Business and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. The students who will register in March can choose to register in September.While if students are still want to register in March, please wait for official notice and exact date from UIBE.

62.Northeastern University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register Feb 24, 2020.

63.Dalian Medical University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

64.Shanghai University of Finance and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register Feb 29, 2020.

65.Dalian University of Foreign Languages: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn semester, the exact date will be announced later, please wait for official notice and exact date from DUFL.

 

Please be noted that the registration date in almost all universities in China might be postponed for 2020 spring intake, please make sure you come to China and register only after you reconfirmed the latest registration date to avoid:
 

  • 1. Wasting money on flight tickets.
  • 2. Wasting time.
  • 3. Not be able to check-in the dormitory.

to confirm the registration date, you can contact CUCAS: Email: admission@cucas.cn, WeChat: Jack: 13581548152. Again, please DO NOT come to China earlier than expected or your study visa might be expired and waste a lot of time and money.

 

FAQs

Q1: Has the daily life of Chinese people been seriously influenced by the Coronavirus?
A1: Besides Hubei province, the daily life of people in other regions haven't been seriously influenced yet, people are just more cautious about protecting themselves from the virus than before.

Q2: How to protect me safe from the new coronavirus?
A2: Try your best to avoid going out and meet people, if necessary, make sure you wear a mask.

Q3: Will the new coronavirus influence policies of Chinese universities in 2020?
A3: For now, the change is that some universities have postponed the registration date and starting date for 2020 spring intake.

Q4: I heard that some Chinese universities are expelling international students?
A4: No, it is a rumor. As far as we are concerned, universities in China are just asking international students to cooperate with the Chinese government to reduce mobility temporarily to control the virus and avoid larger-scale infection.

Q5: How my daily life will be influenced by the virus outbreak?
A5: For now if you live in China, you may want to study in your apartment for most of the time. But we believe everything will be fine in a couple of months later.

Q6: Will the classes going as normal in universities in China?
A6: Yes. But as we have put above, a lot of universities have postponed the starting dates, so the new semester might start later than before. And maybe some universities will adapt to online education as well.

Q7: Can I go to public places in China during the weekend?
A7: Yes. The mobility of Chinese people will start from the middle of February 2020(Different cities might be slightly different), your daily life will be like normal before, the only difference is that some public places like subway will test your body temperature(China has a lot of advanced devices that can do it in a few seconds) before letting you enter.

CUCAS has always been dedicated to providing the best service to international students, our team will bring more and more new great features to make study in China easier for you!
Please feel free to contact us if you have questions: counselor@cucas.cn

 

 

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