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CHINA ... 'Ni Hao' and Welcome!


Eastern Mysticism, The Inscrutable Orient, China is a treasure trove of diverse cultures, breathtaking scenery and historical & cultural wonders! It's also rapidly becoming a world major power and Mandarin is the fastest growing language of choice to learn for Westerners. There's no better time to experience China!

Please see our list of brief descriptions below, then click on the link to read all about the project.

Hi, I'm Jim Morel, Project Coordinator for China, and I'll be working with you to arrange your ultimate experience here.

Can't choose? Please contact me for advice on which Project would be best for you. I'll be happy to answer all your questions:
+44 (0)1903 502595,
or email:

Panda Conservation
                    in China for gap years and career breaks

ANIMAL WELFARE & CONSERVATION: Panda Conservation in Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Work in the largest Panda base in China, where the focus is on protecting and building a safe environment in which to begin the reintroduction of Giant Pandas into the wild.
There are only 1,600 pandas left. They are listed as vulnerable, making this experience a true once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Volunteer with Children in a Kindergarten in Fengyan on your gap year or career break

CARE: Volunteer with Children in a Kindergarten in Guilin
You'll encourage the children to learn from a young age and grow creatively, as well as teaching them some basic English. You'll start with an introduction week where you’ll visit cultural sites in and around Fengyan. This fun-filled Introductory Week is the first step towards a great stay in a new country. You'll begin to understand the Chinese ways of doing things.

If you can only do one week, you’ll go straight into the Kindergarten and won’t take part in the Cultural Immersion week.

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Mandarin Language Courses in Guilin in China

COURSE: Mandarin Language Courses in Guilin in China
Immerse yourself in the Chinese language and culture through our Mandarin language courses in Guilin. We offer training at Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced levels with trained professionals who have studied TCFL (Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language). We use approved teaching methods and offer flexible modules so that you can apply your newly acquired language skills in practical situations according to your specific needs, such as learning the language for leisure or for work/business purposes.

You'll start your programme with a cultural awareness week learning about Chinese culture, language and customs. You'll then go on to participate the your choice of Course level, either Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced

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Cultural Immersion and volunteering programmes in China

1-Week Chinese Cultural Immersion Programme in FENGYAN, Guilin Province
Learn about the rich cultural life of China in a fun-filled week of meeting the local people, tasting the local cuisine, learning about Chinese customs and exploring.
Visit the Confucius Temple in Fengyan, make dumplings, practise calligraphy, taste oil tea, learn some rituals, visit village family homes ... and learn to understand the Chinese customs and beliefs.

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1-Week Chinese Cultural Immersion Programme in CHENGDU, Sichuan Province
Immerse yourself in a whole new culture! Chengdu is famous for its bustling streets, new magnificent buildings, historical towns, beautiful monasteries. Our Chengdu Cultural Immersion Programme is a great way to start your volunteering adventure in China. Get to know Sichuan Province, meet the people, taste the food, make a traditional hot pot, or even paint an opera mask! You'll learn its language and traditions, discover refreshing perspectives that will expand your international view.

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Make the most of your time there! To help you do that, we've put together some exciting activities, courses and tours that you can add to your itinerary. These are designed to be fun, but also to enable you to learn, and expand your personal and professional development enjoyment ... but mostly for your enjoyment! :-)

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