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Teach in Nanchang Experience and Jobs

Teach in Nanchang – Experience and Jobs

Nanchang Nanchang

Teach in Nanchang – Experience and Jobs

Nanchang Highlights

Nanchang (Panoramapanorama icon) is the provincial capital of Jiangxi Province, a province in China famous for its greenery and Jinggangshan mountain. The city is also known as “Hero City”, and is the third largest city in central China. It has a history of more than 2,200 years. Local people prefer strong flavors such as spicy and savory. It is a transportation hub connecting Shanghai and Shenzhen. With 5.3 million people, Nanchang is one of the fastest growing cities in China, with its GDP up 8.7 per cent in 2018. The city has the third largest freight market among central mainland cities, recording 135 million tonnes of freight in 2018. There are many lakes in the city, making the city one of cities with most lakes and water resources in China. Read more

AI Technology
Nanchang is China’s new ‘VR base’ and the host city of the World VR Conference. One January 17, 2019, Microsoft launched the AI + VR Innovation Base in Nanchang. The base is a cloud and mobile technology incubator tailored for AI, VR startups and manufacturing companies. The incubator will provide training and other support to technology companies and is expected to promote the development of the VR industry in Jiangxi Province. Dozens of AI, VR and other technology companies will be stationed at Microsoft’s incubator in the Honggutan New District.

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handbook icon Nanchang built VR theme park and US$148 million start-up fund
handbook icon Nanchang looking toward a VR future
handbook icon Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR
handbook icon Nanchang Is Leading China’s VR Boom with the Arrival of 5G Era

Being Historical and Modern
handbook icon Nanchang, a clash of old and new

City on the Lakes
There are many lakes in Nanchang, including Qinglan Lake, Junshan Lake, Jinxi Lake, Yaohu Lake and Nantang Lake etc. It is said by Chinese folks that the city is built on the lakes. Nanchang has a water area of 1,239 square kilometers, with 5,839 ponds and lakes, a natural lakeshore of 260 kilometers, and 488 reservoirs of various sizes.

Sports Activities
handbook icon WTA Tennis – Jiangxi Open

 

Teach in Nanchang Experience

handbook icon Teaching at Nanchang University – Kimberly
handbook icon Yann – Jiangxi Normal University
handbook icon Carl, Jack and Samantha – Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
handbook icon Teaching at JUFE – Honest thoughts

 

Transportation

Nanchang is one of the transportation hubs in China. You can take the high speed train to most major cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Nanchang West Railway Station is one of the China’s large-scale railway hubs.

High Speed Railway
1. Northward— 6 hours and 17 minutes to Beijing
2. Eastward— 2 hours and 13 minutes to Hangzhou, and 3 hours and 3 minutes to Shanghai
3. Southward— 3 hours and 47 minutes to Guangzhou, and 4 hours and 31 minutes to Shenzhen
4. Westward— 1 hour and 21 minutes to Changsha, and 8 hours and 46 minutes to Chengdu
5. Southeastward— 2 hours and 49 minutes to Fuzhou, and 4 hours and 20 minutes to Xiamen

Subway (Metro):
The first line of Nanchang Metro was opened on December 26, 2015, making Nanchang the 25th city in mainland China to operate subway. As of June 2019, it has opened 2 operating lines, Line 1 and Line 2. There are 2 lines under construction. The city plans to have 5 lines by 2025.

Air:
Nanchang Changbei International Airport has 161 air routes in total, successively navigable to 83 cities, including 12 international cities and 68 domestic cities. It has opened international flights to 8 cities: Bangkok, Pattaya, Nha Trang, Siem Reap, Bali, Moscow, Singapore and Osaka.

 

More About Nanchang

Weather:
Moist and gentle, abundant rainfall, sufficient sunshine. The Nanchang area is short in spring and autumn, and long in summer and winter. The seasonal characteristics of the four seasons are obvious:
1. spring is warm and humid, average spring temperature is 9 ° C ~ 15 ° C;
2. summer is hot and rainy, average summer temperature is 23 ° C ~ 30 ° C
3. autumn is cool and dry, average autumn temperature is 21℃~29℃
4. winter is cold and less rainy. average winter temperature is 6℃~13℃

Higher Education:
There are 56 ordinary colleges and universities in Nanchang, and the number of colleges and universities ranks among the top in the country. It is Jiangxi’s education center. The most famous ones are Nanchang University, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Jiangxi Normal University etc.

handbook icon Nanchang University
handbook icon Jiangxi Normal University
handbook icon Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
handbook icon Nanchang Institute of Technology
handbook icon East China Jiaotong University

Teach in Nanchang Jobs
handbook icon ISAC Job Board

 

Video – Nanchang

Video: Wonders of China: From Nanchang through China’s nature to Shanghai
Video: Nanchang University

Nanchang City Video

 

Useful Resources

handbook icon City Government Website