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CGC Celebrates Europe Day with Chengdu Businesses

2018-05-16T10:17:35+00:00 May 12th, 2018|CGC News|

On the 10th of May China Global Connections attended a Europe Day Celebration event with local businesses in Chengdu, hosted by the city's European Union Consulate and the EU Chamber of Commerce. The event commemorated the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, a historical speech by French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman in 1950 which marked the beginning of [...]

Breakfast in China: Just what to have?

2018-05-08T06:32:10+00:00 May 5th, 2018|China Guide|

What do people have for breakfast in China? Or more importantly, what can you have? We hear so much about the varieties of cuisine in the country, yet Chinese breakfast is a meal which is often forgotten in conversation. Is it significant? Absolutely. Let’s not forget that China is a country that starts early, just look [...]

Why Intern in Chengdu? An introduction to China’s Western hub

2018-05-08T06:34:02+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|China Guide, Interns|

Most internship placements in China take place in the biggest urban hubs of the country, specifically Beijing, Shanghai and sometimes Shenzhen. Such programs are inevitably based in such cities because that's where most companies tend to be based. However, China Global Connections are offering something different. We offer young people to chance to intern in Chengdu, [...]

China Life Hacks: Avoiding “China Scams” in Major Cities

2018-05-03T11:41:37+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|China Guide|

China life is amazing. There are so many benefits from taking an internship in one of the major cities. Life is fun, exciting, new and surreal. But that doesn't mean of course, that you should not be vigilant. Like everywhere on Earth, there are things to be careful of and avoid. Whilst life in China is [...]

Why do an internship in China?

2018-05-02T03:12:58+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Interns|

An internship in China offers a world of new opportunities in life, one which can radically enhance your perspective and insight into the world. As one of the world’s most rapidly growing economies and centres of business, there are numerous opportunities to undertake an internship in a range of sectors. With so much to gain, we [...]

Teaching English, what is a TEFL/TESOL certification and how do you get one?

2018-05-02T10:43:29+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Teach English|

Last time we spoke about the range of English teaching jobs available in China, but just what do these employers require from potential applicants? In order to get a successful and reputable teaching job in China, you don't need to be a qualified teacher, rather, you just need something what is known as a as “TEFL” (Teaching [...]

Choosing where to teach in China, what roles are available?

2018-04-27T02:39:24+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Teach English|

There are ample opportunities to teach English in China. The language is in high demand with an ever-increasing number of placements available across different types of institutions. But which one most suits you? What would best compliment your skills, strengths and abilities in teaching? Teaching children can be a whole different world to teaching adults. To [...]

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