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Students rated schools in Shanghai overall:
4.1/5.0 (13 reviews)
Mandarin Rocks, Shanghai
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The school occupies three floors of an elegant, Shanghai style townhouse conveniently located in the heart of Shanghai, easily accessible by subway or bus. Nanjing Rd (China's most famous shopping... More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.3/5.0
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SN Mandarin, Shanghai
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SN Mandarin has two main campuses in Shanghai, with Headquater campus located in Jing'an district, the most central of Shanghai, and Xuhui Campus located in Xuhui district, the other CBD area of... More

Quality of teaching:3.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:1.0/5.0
Course Categories (7)Accommodation (3)Facilities (20)
LTL Mandarin School, Shanghai

The Shanghai branch of LTL Mandarin School is dedicated in helping expats and other foreigners to learn Chinese and get immersed in China. The school is located in the center of Shanghai, right in... More

Course Categories (3)Accommodation (2)Facilities (21)
That's Mandarin, Shanghai
Jing'an District
School Size:

That’s Mandarin has 2 schools in Shanghai, one on Yuyuan Road and the other on Jiaozhou Road, both within a 5-min walk from each other and quite near the Jing'an Temple metro station. More

Quality of teaching:5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
Course Categories (4)Accommodation (2)Facilities (15)
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Shanghai: Today Shanghai offers amazing contrasts between traditional and futuristic China. The once small fishing port is now a world famous international port, the biggest city in China and the 6th biggest city in the world in terms of population density. Shanghai is also the birthplace of China's tourist industry.

Key Facts about Shanghai

Population: 22,316,000

Time zone: +18h. (GMT +8)

Region: Shanghai Shi,

Currency: CNY (1 CNY = 0.1450 USD)

Name of city in Chinese: 上海

Shanghai quality of life rating:

4.7/5.0 (38 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in China. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

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Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:65* (35% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:82* (18% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (China average):19.52 CNY (44% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type I
  • Plug Type C
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airports

Shanghai Hongqiao International (SHA) - 11 km. from Shanghai city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 10 minutes, 7,00 CNY, 15 minutes.

Main stops: Hongquiao Airport T2, Weining Road

Taxi: 75 CNY, 12 minutes drive to city center of Shanghai

Shanghai Pudong International (PVG) - 34 km. from Shanghai city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 62,00 CNY, 15 minutes.

Main stops: Shanghai Pudong Airport, Longyang Road + Longyang Road, Century Park

Taxi: 225.372 CNY, 45 minutes drive to city center of Shanghai

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International
  • USA: Boston Logan International, Chicago O'Hare International, Detroit Wayne County, Honolulu International, Los Angeles International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, San Francisco International, San Jose International, Seattle / Tacoma International
  • Australia: Brisbane, Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith
  • United Kingdom: London Heathrow
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International

Weather in Shanghai

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Events in ShanghaiBest time to take a language course in Shanghai


Shanghai MBA Networking Event
Shanghai MBA Networking Event

Feb. 2019Thanks to the Shanghai MBA Networking Event, if you want to continue your studies with an MBA, you can meet representatives of the programs and find out everything you need to know to help you decide where to go.


Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year

Mar. 2019The Lantern Festival ends the Spring Festival, it celebrates the return of Spring and is also a symbol of family reunion.

East China Fair
East China Fair

Mar. 2019For five days every year, the East China Fair exhibitors present different categories of product (kitchenware, home textiles, clothing, decor and consumer goods) to the public.

International Conference on Engineering and Technology
International Conference on Engineering and Technology

Mar. 2019The International Conference on Engineering and Technology brings together academics, researchers, activists, policy makers, professionals and students from around the world.

R T Asia
R T Asia

Mar. 2019At R T Asia you will discover new businesses, create partnerships, participate in seminars, find new markets. Everything related to business and key partners!

China International Education Exhibition Tour - Shanghai
China International Education Exhibition Tour - Shanghai

Mar. 2019 - Apr. 2019The CIEET is an educational fair held every year with the aim of helping students who want to participate in an international program.


Shanghai Jewellery Expo
Shanghai Jewellery Expo

May 2019The Shanghai Jewellery Expo brings together thousands of jewellers, each with a stand exhibiting their wares.

SwissWeek Shanghai
SwissWeek Shanghai

May 2019SwissWeek Shanghai is a five-day event promoting Switzerland, its culture, its traditions and also its business opportunities.

Asia\'s Leading Trade Fair for Solutions on Water, Waste, Soil and Air
Asia\'s Leading Trade Fair for Solutions on Water, Waste, Soil and Air

May 2019Asia's Leading Trade Fair for Solutions on Water, Waste, Soil and Air is the perfect event for anyone who works in the environmental milieu.


International Consumer Electronics Show Asia
International Consumer Electronics Show Asia

Jun. 2019The International Consumer Electronics Show Asia is an event focusing on electronic and electrical goods. You can find everything from drones to robots.


China International Robot Show
China International Robot Show

Jul. 2019This show is a major event in the world of robotics. See exhibits and learn about the latest developments in the robotics industry.


New Energy Auto Show
New Energy Auto Show

Sep. 2019The New Energy Auto Show presents new types of motorized vehicles to the general public: cars, trucks, buses, etc, that run on sustainable energy.

Expat Show Shanghai
Expat Show Shanghai

Sep. 2019At the Expat Show Shanghai, you can meet representatives of the myriad companies based in Shanghai: from food and beverage companies and tourism companies, to companies from the education industry and more.


Music China
Music China

Oct. 2019Music China is the biggest music fair in China. There are live shows and workshops to participate in. It's also a great opportunity to purchase that special instrument you've been looking for.


Shanghai International Marathon Expo
Shanghai International Marathon Expo

Nov. 2019The Shanghai International Marathon Expo is the perfect place for those who love running. You will find the full panoply for the perfect marathon runner.

What to do in Shanghai

Jade Buddha Temple
Jade Buddha Temple
Shanghai Tower
Shanghai Tower
Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center
The Bund
The Bund
Jin Mao Tower
Jin Mao Tower
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