Hainan Island is situated in the South China Sea and enjoys a year-round sub-tropical climate. Summer temperatures average 25-30°C, with winter averaging 15-20°C. As a resort island, Hainan has no heavy industry, only moderate traffic, and no air pollution.
Hainan College of Software Technology (HNCST) is located in the center of Qionghai, a small city near the coastal town of Bo’Ao (permanent site of the Bo’Ao Forum for Asia) and a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. The city enjoys a long history and prosperous culture. People here are honest and hospitable. Being quiet, warm, peaceful, delicate and pretty, the city is suitable for study and habitation. As one of the Top Tourist Cities in China, there are many travel spots in or near Qionghai, such as Wanquan River, Baishi Mountain, Guantang Hot Spring Valley, Garden in Memory of Detachment of Women, Coco village, Bo’Ao Aquapolis, Oriental Culture Garden of Bo’Ao and the Conference Center for Bo’Ao Forum for Asia. On the weekends, you may enjoy swimming at the beach, relaxing in nearby hot springs, hiking, or cycling through coconut groves and pineapple plantations.
HNCST consists of 9 departments, namely Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Information Management, Digital Design, Electronic Engineering，Arts & Media, Foreign Languages & Tourism, Basic Education, and Social Sciences. There are 30 majors offered, with 6000 students currently enrolled. The college has been well received by all circles in the society for its high-quality talent training and good reputation. It has been awarded as “National Civilization Unit", “National Advanced Institution in Arts Education”, “National Advanced Institution in Multimedia Education, “Advanced Institution on Graduates’ Employment Services in Hainan Colleges and Universities”, “Hainan Excellent Institution in School Safety Work” and so on.
As a foreign student studying Chinese, you will benefit from small class size and experienced language instructors. In addition to core Chinese classes, you may enroll in electives such as tai chi, culture, calligraphy, music and painting.
Two students will share a 2-bedroom 82㎡apartment on campus. Apartments are furnished, and include living room, bathroom, balcony, and kitchen. TV, AC and internet access are provided.
The east ring railway provides high-speed rail service to Haikou, capital of Hainan Province, in one hour. The resorts and beaches of Sanya are only 70 minutes away, and Meilan International Airport can be reached in only 41 minutes.
Welcome to study at Hainan College of Software Technology!