China had always been a country with buzzing activity where so many visitors from all over the worlds have marveled at the fascinating culture and traditions that have been preserved through centuries in the country. China now also acts as an education hub where students from all over the world gather to learn and gain knowledge in order for them to build their careers in an environment that encourages and supports studies. Due to these reasons many students have thought of going to china to complete their studies and to get a degree from a reputed university in China. This had been the option to many students who do not have such reputed universities in their homelands.
Undergoing a learning process in China is a great experience, and it should be known that China is a very cultured country and there are many things that a foreign student may fail to understand in such an ancient country that still manages to beautifully keep up with the rest of the world. Their first step in understanding China would be to learn chinese in Shanghai. Many individuals in China do not speak English and therefore learning their language would add as a great benefit for student who will stayfor a long time in the country. China is a beautiful country with much room for exploration and self-discovery and knowing a little Chinese would definitely be useful.
While the long stay in the country would mean that you will overcome the language barrier eventually, it would be useful to use a mobile app that translates their language until you learn Cantonese. A common tip that most visitors to the country give is to take a picture of the destination or the place that you want to go to and then show the picture to the individuals that you need to ask directions from or to the driver. Familiarizing yourself with the currencies of the country would also prove to be very helpful in getting to know the language. Once these are followed, you will soon forget that you are a stranger to this land.
It is important to know that China has a lot of traditions and customs that are within the country and as a foreign student and a visitor to this country; one should understand and respect these traditions. Going to China for studies will be a great experience that you will be able to reminiscence later in life as it will add a lot to your life that is not limited to the mere study course that you will undergo in the cultural hub known as China.
For anyone who is looking for jobs in the recent years, the job sites would have showed you the high demand jobs by introducing multiple job offers for the same position through different multiple companies. One of the biggest earners and also one of the most demanded jobs in the recent years after the technological boom (which is still going on) is the position of a graphic artist. Even if you are an amateur companies will still hire you and train you to suit their style and ‘mould’ you to their company requirements. So how do you become a good graphic artist?
Get your experience wherever and whenever you can
When an opportunity comes knocking down on your door, then grab it by both hands and never let go. Whether it is a volunteer graphic artist for your local shelter or for a charity organization, take the chance for you to polish your skills and gain feedback. To a graphic artist aspiring to become a professional, feedback is the best food for growth. This is especially the case if you are still a learner in graphic design school HK as well. Take part in all the challenges, exhibitions and whatnot that the school sponsors, and take it as a chance for you to learn new skills and tips from other people as well.
Although a bachelor of design will help you with the credentials, experience is what will keep going.
Become a member of professional organization
Students tend to get discounts wherever they go and take advantage of this to join the professional organizations. You will need the input and the conferences organized by these groups to add to your resume and boost it up. These organizations also have their own training sessions and workshops and such that you can use to increase your skill set. If you want to know the aspirations in the graphic artists world, the trends, who’s who and generally know what is going on, the newsletters and meetings with these organizations will help you get that.
Go for internships
Apart from volunteering, if you are hard for cash, then apply for all the internships you come across in the internet and in your university. Internships are a good way to build rapport with a place that you might want to call a workplace and also a great way you to increase the experience section of your resume. If you do a great job you can add these art to your portfolio and show them off.
A network of people to call your common friends and also enemies in the career path is something to have. You can nurture each other help with criticism to help each other grow even more.