The Ideal Learning Environment
Life in Guilin
economy and nightlife are important in creating a unique study abroad experience. The city features dance clubs, bars, gyms, yoga studios, department stores, universities, a broad variety of restaurants, excellent public transportation networks, as well as flights and bullet trains for easy travel to other parts of China.Guilin is a city that maintains China’s rich traditional culture yet boasts all the comforts brought on by the PRC’s rapid modernization.
Guilin vs. China’s Largest Cities
- Few foreign expats live in Guilin, and few locals speak English, which provides students plenty of language learning opportunities.
- Locals in Guilin are friendly and curious and frequently seek to engage with foreign students.
- Students are exposed to both the northern and southern Mandarin accents, which gives them a sharper ear and more well-rounded command of the language.
- Guilin is both countryside and city; traditional and modern; remote and mainstream.
- Guilin’s famous natural environment is protected, making the air and water much cleaner than other parts of China.