In spare time, our university arranges various entertainment and sports activities, visits, and tours for international students. The colleges also organize many extracurricular activities for their students.
International students can apply for membership of the Students’ Union and Graduate Students’ Union of Hunan University, and can take part in all their activities. International students may set up their own student organizations with the approval of the university, and operate in accordance with the Chinese law and the rules of the university.
Library, Hospital and Sports Facilities
There are libraries, hospitals and multifunctional gymnasiums on both South and North campuses of the university. All these facilities are open to charge for registered students. Other large-scale hospitals, such as Xiangya Hospital and People’s Hospital of Hunan Province also provide convenient services for students if necessary.
Currency and Bank
Renminbi (RMB) is the sole circulating currency in China. Banks like Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, Construction Bank of China, Everbright Bank of China and China Merchants Bank have branches on the campus to provide convenient depositing and withdrawing services, both in RMB and foreign currencies. Passport or residence certificate is needed when you open an account at these banks.
Postal and Telecommunications
Post office and telecommunication agencies on campus area provide services of remittance, deposit and telecommunications.
There are internet interfaces in each room of the university apartment buildings, and it is very convenient for students to surf online. International students can also go to the Campus Network Center and the library for internet access.
Booking Train or Air Tickets
International students can book train or air tickets in the Ticket Business Center on the campus.
Many bus routes connecting the university with major downtown shopping areas, hospitals, the airport, and the railway station are available, the fare of which is RMB 1 to 2. It is very convenient to take a taxi in Changsha. Taxi service is available around the clock.