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Guide for New Students

 

 
Dalian City
Dalian is situated at the southern tip of Liaoning Peninsula. It has 12,500 square kilometers and 5,000,000 inhabitants. As a renowned tourist resort with an agreeable climate and pleasant natural environment, Dalian was once granted the UN Habitat Award and the Global 500 Roll of Honor for Environmental Achievement. In 2001, Dalian was awarded one of the Top 500 Best Environment Cities Worldwide by the United Nations. In September 2007, the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions was held in Dalian.
 
Dalian boasts mild winters, cool summers, and four clearly distinguishable seasons. August is the hottest month of the year with the highest temperature of 32°C. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperature of -16°C.
 
University Location
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics is located in the southwest part of Dalian, which is 10 kilometers to city center (railway station and shopping area). DUFE is located 15km form the Dalian Airport, which takes 25 minters by taxi. New-Mart, Wal-Mart, Heishijiao Book Store, the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Xinhai Park, Dalian Software Zone and the Hi-tech Park are nearby.
 
Transportation
There are many buses or tram routes near the university, such as No.23, 22, 10, 33, 531, 533, 901, 801, 507, 202 etc. Close to the campus are the “Dongei Bei Cai Jing Da Xue” stop and the “Hei Shi Jiao” stop.
 
Taxis are also readily available around campus. Do keep the receipt at the end of your ride in case you need to get in touch with the driver or with the taxi company.
 
Shopping
There are some students’ shops on campus. Students also can go shopping at Wal-Mart near the west gate, New-Mart Supermarket in Hei Shi Jiao and many shops around the campus. In the city’s center, there are many shopping malls in Qing Ni Wa Qiao Commercial Center and Tian Jin Jie Commercial Center (take No. 23, 901, 801 buses, get off at Qing Ni Wa Qiao stop) and Xi’an Road Commercial Center (take No. 202 tram and No. 10 bus, get off at Xing Gong Jie stop).
 
Food
The international students’ cafeteria is located on the first floor of IICLC building. In the international student’s dormitory, there are public kitchens with cooker, microwave, and refrigerator. There are also other student cafeterias on campus and many restaurants of different flavor nearby.
 
Medical Services
International students should pay medical care fees by themselves. There is a hospital on campus which is located at the west gate. Students can see a doctor there for common ailments. For serious diseases, students should see a doctor in the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University. (Buses 23, 901, 502, 531 and Tram 202 may take you to the hospital).
 
Banks and Currency Exchange
Ren Min Bi (RMB) is the sole legal tender of China. The unit used for the RMB is the Yuan and it has the smaller denominations of Jiao and Fen (1 Yuan = 10 Jiao = 100 Fen). RMB is issued in both note and coin forms. The paper notes come in the denominations of 100 Yuan, 50 Yuan, 20 Yuan, 10 Yuan, 5 Yuan, 2 Yuan, 1 Yuan, 5 Jiao, 2 Jiao and 1 Jiao; and the denominations for coins are 1 Yuan, 5 Jiao, 1 Jiao, 5 Fen, 2 Fen and 1 Fen.
 
Students can also withdraw money in RMB from certain ATM machines that accept the foreign credit cards of:
- American Express
- Master Card
- VISA Card
 
International students can exchange money at Bank of China and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China which are close to the University.
 
The banks that are located nearby Dongebei University of Finance and Economics are:
- The Bank of China (中国银行)
1 minute-walking distance from the West Gate.
Service Phone Number: 95566
Website: http://www.boc.cn
- The Bank of Dalian (大连银行)
1 minute-walking distance from the West Gate.
Service Phone Number: 4008 1 96178
Website: http://www.bankofdl.com
 
- The China Construction Bank (中国建设银行)
5 minute-walking distance from the West Gate.
Service Phone Number: 95533
Website: http://www.ccb.com.cn
 
- HSBC (汇丰银行)
5 minute-walking distance from the West Gate.
Service Phone Number: 800 830 2880
Website: http://www.hsbc.com.cn
 
- The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (工商银行)
8 minute-walking distance from the Main Gate
Service Phone Number: 95533
Website: http://www.ccb.com.cn
 
Telephone Services
Students can buy SIM card and IP card from China Mobile or China Unicom Shop, or in shops near University hospital.
 
Network Services
Students who are living in the international students’ dormitory can apply for Internet service in the IICLC office. The Internet fee is 20 RMB/30 days for nomal speed, 40 RMB/30 days for high speed. If internet service is less than 90 days, you will be charged 30 RMB/30 days for nomal speed, 50 RMB/30 days for high speed.
Students, who want to apply for broadband or wireless, please call 10060 or contact our office for more details.
 
Mail
Student’s mail will be sent to the gate keeper of the dormitory.
The mailing address is
 
International Institute of Chinese Language and Culture
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
No.217 Jianshan Street, Shahekou District, Dalian, China (116025)
 
Security
For any emergency, please call:
Police: 84710110 (on campus)
Or contact the IICLC office and dormitories’ office
IICLC office: 84712106
Dormitories’ office: 84710247
Other emergency phone numbers:
Police: 110
Fire: 119
Ambulance: 120
Information: 114
 

 

 

 

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