This tour aims at offering a brief description of Jiading district to all the international students. During the tour, students will visit Jiading museum, the Fahua tower, Confucius Temple and Old Bridge Street. It is a good chance for international students to learn the local culture of Jiading and be familiar with the traditional Chinese architectural styles.
Shanghai One-day Tour
Shanghai is one of the most important metropolises in China, hence this one-day tour is carefully designed for students to have an in-depth understanding of Shanghai. Many famous scenic spots are included into this tour such as the Bund, Town God’s Temple and Xintiandi. In the evening, students will be invited to watch a Chinese acrobatics show for about 1.5h. The trip can not only help the international students enjoy the beautiful scenery of Shanghai City, but also help them to adapt to Shanghai daily life.
Suzhou/Hangzhou One-day Tour
Suzhou is a famous city integrating historical Chinese garden art with modern fashionable life. It takes only one-hour drive from Shanghai to Suzhou, which makes it an ideal place for international students to have a visit. Students will go to Suzhou together in the morning and visit Suzhou River, Huqiu Garden and the Forestry Museum, etc. During the trip, students may enjoy the various kinds of traditional Chinese snacks. It is a great chance for all the international students to see the traditional-style garden in southern China.
International students will be organized to go to the local large commercial companies such as the Volkswagen or Baosteel group to have a rough idea of the basic company profiles and also they will have a visit to the production workshops as well. This visit will help the international students to have a brief knowledge of Chinese current development of local companies. Furthermore, this visit is especially beneficial for students majoring in business administration for a better academic school learning.
Cultural festival is one of the biggest events provided by SILC, which normally lasts two weeks. The aim of the cultural festival is to strengthen the communication between international students and Chinese students. Apart from that, it will deepen mutual understanding of each other's cultural customs. There are several activities according to the theme of culture, such as SILC run, photo exhibition and food festival. Both Chinese students and international students will have the chance to take part in all the interesting games.