Besides getting a student visa, and preparing luggage, the most important thing you need to do before leaving for studying in China is to make a practical travel plan. Here are some useful tips from SICAS student service team:

Book Your Airport Pickup Service

Please contact service@sicas.cn to book airport pick-up service.SICAS can arrange the airport pick-up service for you in the major cities such as Beijing, Shanhai, Qingdao, Jinan, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Wuhan, Changsha, Chongqing and so on.This requires an airport pick-up fee according to your destination. Here is the airport pick up fee list:

  Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou Qingdao/Dalian/Jinan/Wuhan/Shenyang/Changsha
Day  time 50 USD 45 USD
Night time 80 USD 75 USD

Reserve Your Accommodation on Campus or off Campus

If you have already been accepted by a university through SICAS, you can reserve accommodation on campus or off campus by contacting with service@sicas.cn .What’s more, if you want to book a hotel near the campus for your parents, relatives or friends who will come together with you, SICAS can also help.

Keep in Mind about the Two tasks for You on the Airplane to China

On the airplane to China, you can accomplish the following two tasks to help you better precede the necessary procedures after landing.
Task One: Please fill the Arrival Form given to you on the plane and keep it handy. You have to submit it to the immigration counter when you reach the first airport. Complete the address portion with that of SICAS, Room1302, Building10, Zone B, Jin Ling Garden, Xian Xialing Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao, City, Shandong Province. Ms. Lulu (+86-18663920002) or Ms. Wendy (+86-532-88893256)

Task Two: Make one or two Chinese friends beside you on your plane and when your mobile roaming service is not working after landing on the airport, you can turn to them for help. (Chinese people are very friendly and helpful. Don’t be shy when you talk to them )

Get comprehensive knowledge about the following issues on Upon Your Arrival in China.

Getting a Resident Permit
Enrolment and Registration
Accommodation on/off Campus
Money Matters
Transportation Guide