Information for Current Students

Information for Current Students

Information for Current Students

Information on Shanghai University

This documents are intended to help you during your preparation for studying in China as part of the BA/BCOMM programme, and to give you some useful advice for when you arrive. Read through it once to get an overview, and then go through each section in order to make sure that you have covered everything.

This guide has been produced by the Irish Institute of Chinese Studies, based on a model for ERASMUS students produced by the International Office of UCC. We are happy to try to answer any academic and non-academic questions you might have about your forthcoming year abroad.

We have made every effort to provide both accurate and comprehensive information. However, if, whilst away, you find that any information in this guide is inaccurate or out-of-date, or you come across extra information which would be useful to future students, please pass it on to us so that we may improve it.

Online Application for Intensive Chinese Language ProgramStudent Agreement Form

Course Information SHU

Application form for SHU

Visa Application Guide UCC Students

tips for visa application

Visa Application form 2014

Orientation for BA BCOMM to SHU

Living and Arriving in SHU

Agreement Form 2017

New Partner Universities


Xiamen University of Technology XMUT


Useful Links

The Chinese Language Council International

Sina: One of the largest infotainment web portal in China
Chinaview: One of the largest English portals in China, providing news, business information, learning materials, travel information etc
South China Morning Post: Hong Kong's premier online English daily
Baidu: China's largest search engine
Kingsoft Powerword: Best Selling Chinese and English dictionary software
Tencent QQ: The most popular instant messenger service and the largest online community in China
Le Cheile Community: A nonprofit, multicultural organization that provides an opportunity for Irish and non-Irish people to make friends, learn about Irish culture, and develop a comfort zone in this big, bustling city.

Our Students in China


 James - Xiamen

Billy - Xiamen

School of Asian Studies

3rd Floor, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.