FAQ

About Visa


1. How do I get a Visa from the school?


1) After enroll in SCIE and pay all the fees, the school will send you documents for visa and you can go to the local Chinese embassy to get a visa.


2) Or get a tourist visa first and enroll after you arrive China, the school will help to change your visa into student visa. Please note that the school only issue visa papers for students who registered over 4months language program.


2. How long does it take to get a Visa?


It’s 3 to 4 weeks from enrollment done to get the visa done.


Visa processing times can vary from country to country, so you should allow adequate time to obtain your China Visa. Please check with the Chinese Embassy or Consulate nearest you.


3. What are SCIE teachers’ qualifications?


SCIE teachers are all university degree holders in language or language teaching. Most of the staffs hold master degree in TCSL which are required by China National Educational Department.


4. What is the difference between long-term courses and short-term courses?


Long term course means longer than 4 months course.


There are 2 semesters in one year. One semester is 4 months.


Students need to enroll in a semester one month before starting date.


Short term crash course means 4 weeks to 8 weeks course. Students can enroll on any Monday after level assessment as long as there is a place available in the class with appropriate level.


5. If I miss some lessons, could I have make-up class?


Not for group class.


6. If I take intensive course, when I can pass HSK4/5?


For a total beginner, it takes 6 to 8 months full time study, depending on different individuals


Questions About Payment


7. How can I pay?


Full Payment must be received by the school upon your registration. If you live in China, you may come to our school to pay by cash or by credit card. If you live outside China or you can not come to school to pay, you may pay by bank transfer.


Name:University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Address:No 516 Jungong Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai China

Account No: 033720-00801018818

Branch Address: AGRICULTURAL BANK OF CHINA

SHANGHAI YANG PU

                         CHANGBAI SUB-BRANCH

                         No.1 Changbai Road

                         SHANGHAI, P.R.CHINA


(Note: write your name and Chinese language course fee to SCIE, USST)