1. The proportion of international students study in China continues to grow. The countries along the “One Belt and One Road” have become new growth points. The survey data of the China Talent Study Development Report (2017), published by the China and Globalization(CCG) and published by the Social Science Literature Publishing House of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, shows that the growth rate of international students in China has reached double digits again. Countries along the “One Belt and One Road” have become the growth point for studying in China.
2. The study abroad Deficit is still serious.
The report quoted the Ministry of Education’s statistics on studying in China. In 2016, the number of international students coming to China reached 443,000, an increase of 11.3% compared with 2015. It reached double-digit growth again, which was 299% higher than the 111,000 in 2004. Nearly tripled. In this regard, Dr. Wang Huiyao pointed out that due to the late start of the study abroad in China and the existence of many obstacles, the number of students studying in China is still far lower than the number of overseas Chinese students, and the deficit of studying abroad is still serious.
3. The world has set off a “Learning Chinese Hot Trend”.
With the continuous advancement of projects along the “One Belt and One Road”, the number of international students studying in China along the line continues to grow. Among the countries with the fastest growth in the number of international students coming to China, Thailand, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Laos, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Laos are all along with the “One Belt and One Road” countries. The average increase of international students in China is over 20%.
Dr. Wang Huiyao said that the rapid development of studying in China along with the “Belt and Road” countries not only provided talent support for the “One Belt and One Road” construction but also provided a good development opportunity for Chinese language and culture communication and Chinese culture to “Be global”. With the rise of China’s economy and the enhancement of international influence, the world has set off a “Learning Chinese Hot Trend”. Many countries and regions have listed Chinese as a strategic language. The study of the Chinese language and culture has also become a demand for personal development and business cooperation.
4.The policy of internship employment in China for international students has new breakthroughs.
The report pointed out that the policy of internship employment in China of international students has new breakthroughs. In the 12 entry and exit policy measures approved by the Ministry of Public Security in July 2015, the Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation Center has made breakthroughs and innovations in the policy of studying internships and undertaking innovation and entrepreneurship activities in China. The new policy support talents who graduated from higher education institutions in China. After graduating, foreign students will conduct graduation internships and innovation and entrepreneurial activities directly in Shanghai, and apply for a residence permit for private affairs within 2 years. Since then, the policy measures to allow foreign students to carry out innovative and entrepreneurial activities after graduating from higher education institutions in China have also made breakthrough innovations in Beijing and Guangdong.
In January 2017, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, in conjunction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, jointly issued the “Notice on Allowing Employment of Foreign Outstanding College Graduates in China” (hereinafter referred to as the “Notice”) and graduated from foreign universities without work experience. Students released restrictions on employment in China. The “Notice” stipulates that outstanding foreign university graduates, including foreign students and foreign graduates who have obtained master’s degrees or above and graduated within one year from universities and overseas universities in China, shall issue employment permits for foreigners. Up to five years.
The introduction of a series of policies not only breaks through the restrictions on foreign students who can’t work or start a business in China after graduation but also plays a huge role in promoting foreign youth talents and promoting national innovation and entrepreneurship.
Further, promote the development of Chinese language and culture in the countries along the “One Belt and One Road” and meet the local needs for learning Chinese language and culture.