American Students in China - Tips From a Former US Student

Many Americans visit the Keats School website searching for information about American students studying in China. It’s a big decision moving to China from the US to study Mandarin at a Mandarin language school. There’s a lot of questions that need to be answered before applying to your preferred course, that’s why we've ...
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5 Things to do in Kunming

So, you’ve decided that you’ll be studying Mandarin in Kunming, China, but have you decided what you want to see while you’re in Kunming? Kunming is a beautiful city and is the capital of China’s southern province of Yunnan. It has a population of 6 million and has a lot of points of interests for study abroad students. ...
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China Study Visa Requirements - What to Know

Applying for a Chinese student visa is one of the biggest processes in terms of studying abroad. Not only does the China study visa requirements change throughout the years, but the process does take a bit of time. With the amount of time the process takes and the need to be very detail oriented during the Chinese student ...
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Chinese Language Scholarships - What’s Available

There are many Chinese language course scholarships available out there, it’s about finding the right one for you. If you’re hoping to head to China to study Mandarin, this blog post will help show you where to look for available Mandarin scholarships. Having a scholarship backing your study abroad course will not only ...
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7 Practical Tips on How to Save Money as a Student Abroad

Saving money when you’re studying abroad is a must. We know that it’s already expensive to pack up your life and move across the world for your education. We want it to be easy for you to come to Kunming, China to study Mandarin, instead of worrying about your bank account balance. Because of this, we’ve decided to share ...
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6 Home Comfort Tips To Help With Study Abroad Homesickness

One of the biggest fears about studying abroad is feeling homesick and missing your home comforts. At Keats, we understand this is a huge factor when it comes to applying to study Mandarin in China. Because of this, we want to be there for you in any way we can. Previously we wrote a blog post on how to deal with ...
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Getting Started: How to Study Abroad

You’re thinking of studying abroad but aren’t sure where to start or if it’s really right for you. Deciding if, where and how to study abroad is easier than you may think. While you’re feeling pretty overwhelmed right now, after reading this blog post about getting started on planning a trip abroad, your mind will be a new ...
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How To Request Time Off Work To Study In China

Asking for time off work isn’t always an easy conversation to have with a manager. Each office is a little different, with different rules when it comes to taking time off to study, travel abroad or another type of leave. You know you want to take time off work to study another language, so it’s time to start preparing for ...
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What’s The Best Way To Learn A New Language?

There are a lot of options for studying a new language.You can stay at home and learn it through an app or you can travel across the globe and learn it from the locals. Each option will give you the ability to know some words, order your favourite meal at a restaurant and ask where the toilet is. But, applying to an ...
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What’s The Best City in China To Study Mandarin In?

It’s time to decide what city you’re going to call your “home away from home”. Will it be Beijing? What about Shanghai? Why not pick the beautiful city of Kunming. It may not be as large as these other cities, but the benefits of living in the city of eternal spring outweigh the over-populated areas of China. In this blog ...
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