Bottom of the Class: The Woes of China’s Liberal Arts Students

China’s liberal arts students still value their expertise in the face of poor employment prospects, low salaries, and societal pressure to switch to STEM subjects


Meet the Mature Chinese Students Ditching Deadend Jobs to Study Abroad

More over-35s are escaping the rat race in China to study abroad, but meeting challenges integrating too


30 Years of Choosing College Majors in China

How did Chinese students earn the right to choose their own majors, and how did the most popular choices evolve over time?


Last Lockdown: Why Are China’s Campuses Still Closed to the Public?

Months after “zero-Covid” policies disappeared around China, many colleges and universities still have yet to lift campus entry restrictions


The Crazy Ways Chinese College Students Stay Sane

Cardboard dogs, crawling, crazy talk: Discover the bizarre methods locked-down students use to ease anxiety


Can Art Degree Programs Churn Out Real Artists?

Crowded enrollment, uneven teaching, and even censorship of projects are making some art students in China question the value of their degrees


The Greatest Test: How China’s Students Got Through Covid

Online classes and closed campuses: What was life like for Chinese university students during the past three years?


How a Fiercely Competitive Job Market is Forcing Graduates to Change Their Plans

China’s record number of new graduates seek employment or further study by any means


A Sense of Ceremony: China’s Most Creative Graduations

From traditional “capping ceremonies” to driving tractors across campus, here are some graduation ceremonies students are unlikely to forget


The Chinese Students Stranded in Europe

Flight cancellations, strict testing requirements, and sky-high ticket prices leave hundreds stranded in Europe