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Xi'an Cultural Trip

Xi’a n Cultural Trip in China (中国西安-文化旅行)

The Language Centre organises Xi’an Cultural Trip hosted by Northwest Polytechnic University (NPU), Xi’an, China.

• Free work experience in Shaanxi History Museum for SMLC students
• Free accommodation for SMLC students (first come, first served)
• Students will be provided with a certificate after their work experience.

Students of Chinese in Warwick Language Centre and members of staff working School of Modern Languages and Culture (SMLC) are also welcome to join!

Xi'an, the Capital of Ancient China, is a place of history. Emperors of thirteen dynasties chose here as their political, cultural and economic center. It has been a bright pearl along the Silk Road for 2000 years.

Time: 29th July - 9th August 2019

Costs:

  • Accommodation (on-campus): free for two weeks for SMLC students

  • 240 CNY per night, two occupants sharing en-suite twin bedded room

  • Train fares: Beijing – Xi’an (for those already in China), 255 CNY overnight sleeper train for 12 hours – 519 CNY High Speed train for 4 hours. More details can be found http://www.beijingchina.net.cn/transportation/train/train-to-xian.html

  • Entrance fees to historical places to be self-paid (some places are free)

Activities:(here is the provisional schedule)

  • Work experience in Shaanxi History Museum

  • Networking with the local university students from Foreign Language Departments, NWPU

  • Touring places

How to apply (see form on the right): Upon applying, you are required to pay £25 administration fee online(non-refundable).
By-date of application: 25th April (each year)

Briefings will be provided 3-5pm, 7 May, in H0.66 by Dr. Zhiyan Guo within the Language Centre for those confirmed.