Study With Us on Beautiful Hainan Island at Hainan College of Software Technology
Hainan Island is situated in the South China Sea and enjoys a year-round sub-tropical climate. Summer temperatures average 25-30C, with winter averaging 15-20C. As a resort island, Hainan has no heavy industry, only moderate traffic, and no air pollution.
Hainan College of Software Technology (HNCST) is a full-time public college of higher professional education. The history of the college can be traced back to the year of 1923, which was Qionghai Teachers’ School. The college 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 college consists of 10 faculties or departments, namely Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Information Management, Animation, Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Education & Arts, International Education & Tourism, Marxism, Common Courses Teaching and Sports.
It is the only public higher vocational college in Hainan that has successfully passed the talent training work assessment by the Ministry of Education twice in a row. It has been honored as a “National Civilization Unit,” a High-Quality Higher Vocational College Construction Unit in Hainan, a Double First-Rate College Construction Unit in Hainan, and a “Hainan Graduate Employment Excellent Unit”.
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 Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Culinary Skills, tai chi, Chinese music and painting.
Qionghai is a pleasant city with a relaxed atmosphere. 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, Red Detachment of Women Memorial Garden, Bo’Ao Aquapolis, Bo’Ao Oriental Culture Garden and the Conference Center for Bo’Ao Forum for Asia. On the weekend, you may enjoy swimming at the beach, relaxing in nearby hot springs, hiking, or cycling through coconut groves and pineapple plantations.
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 45 minutes.
Welcome to study at Hainan College of Software Technology!