2019 ISAC Fall Term Orientation
Date: Aug. 22, 2019 – Aug. 24, 2019 (3 days)
Place: ISAC Conference Room, 47th Floor, China Resources Building, Hangzhou, China
Participants: ISAC New Teachers from the 2019-20 Fall Term Intake
Welcome to ISAC Orientation 2019!
Registration: 10:00AM, Aug. 22nd at 47th Floor, China Resources Building Unit B, Hangzhou
Fee: Free hostel and food during the orientation (transportation not included)
|Aug. 22||10:00am -12:00am||Registration and Welcome Speech|
|12:30pm||Welcome Lunch @Hangzhou Restaurant|
(a renowned restaurant in Hangzhou with over 80 years of history)
|2:30-4:30pm||Chinese Culture Session|
|Aug. 23||10:00-12:00am||Life in China & Teach in China Session|
|1:30-6:00pm||Visit Zhejiang University and Longjing Tea Field|
(Zhejiang Unviersity is a top university in China and the best in Zhejiang Province)
|6:30pm||Group Dinner at Zhejiang University|
|Aug. 24||9:30-12:00am||Visit Hangzhou City Hall and CIty Planning Exhibition Hall|
|2:00pm||End of Orientation|
*Schedule is subject to change
*More Information will be detailed in your ISAC Teacher’s Handbook 2019-20
What does it include?
- Meet up with other foreign teachers in the program
- Get to know ISAC staff and school representatives
- Get a better understanding of your teaching year ahead
Longjing Tea Field Trip
Tea Picking Tryout
Longjing Tea Field Trip
Taste pure freshness of Longjing Tea
Plan your trip to Hangzhou
For ISAC Teachers from the 2019 Fall intake, contact ISAC and your host university to arrange your arrival date in China.
– If you choose to fly to Hangzhou, the Xiaoshan International Airport is the nearest airport.
– If you fly to Shanghai Pudong International Airport or Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport,
you can either take a high speed rail (1 hour) or bus (2.5 hours) to Hangzhou.
Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province on the east coast of China. Hangzhou is about 150 km away from Shanghai.
Hangzhou is one of the most green and popular tourist destinations in China. Though it has been through recent economic and technological developments, it still remains its historic beauty and cultural heritage. Hangzhou is also one of the most modern and vibrant cities, with many e-commerce companies boosting the local economy.
Visit here for more information.
You should bring your passport (with a valid work visa) and the Notification Letter of Work Permit. You should print it out after you receive it from your placement school.
Yes. Family are welcome. However, the additional expenses should be paid by the foreign teachers for their family members including food and accommodation (only if you require additional room).
No, it is not mandatory. However, you are encouraged to participate and meet up with other foreign teachers. You will also be meeting up with ISAC staff and school representatives.
We understand that some teachers may have different arrival times or schedule conflicts. For those who cannot make it, you can always visit us during your summer or winter break.
Location of Zhejiang in China