Our Story

We help people find their purpose through a China experience

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We’re a family-owned and operated business with a passion for China. We’ve been around for a while now (since 1992!) and we love how this huge and crazy country keeps reinventing itself – it never gets boring and has lots of opportunities for all types of people.

Headquartered in Beijing, we are leaders in China when it comes to creating tailored education and cultural exchange programs for participants around the world.


Who are our programs for?

Short Answer: ANYONE

We have programs for people aged 18-50 who come from anywhere in the world! We find that the people who most benefit from our programs are those who:

Are unsure of their next career steps

Need more experience on their resume/CV

Want to get work experience while at university

Wish to take a gap year or a career break

Want to discover China and/or learn Mandarin

Just want the adventure of a lifetime

Our Partners

We’re lucky enough to partner with some great institutions around the world.

Interested in getting your students to China?


What Defines Us

Interning abroad has been shown to be improve your future employability, earnings potential and economic wellbeing.

Family Owned and Run

We have built our business on family values of trust and solidarity. This means we take pride in caring for all our staff and program participants like they are our own family.

China Experts

We live and breathe all things China. We have 10+ years of experience running programs in China and have welcomed over 5,000 participants in that time & have partnerships within more than 10 provinces!

International Team

Our international team is made up of passionate people from over 10 different nationalities! Our mix of local and international staff ensures we are qualified to deal with any problem participants may face.


We offer some of the most affordable programs in China with the highest level of in-country support & inclusions. How? We are headquartered in China so that you can directly access our programs and benefit from our network.

China Experts

We take the health & safety of our participants very seriously. Our program coordinators are on call 24/7 to help resolve issues from lost property,  illness, etc. We have comprehensive student safety & response measures in place to handle any incident.

Giving Back

We actively support locally run NGOs & grassroots organisations through donations, contributing our own time, and offering participants ways to get involved. We believe in promoting sustainability & giving back to the local community.


Our Awards

ASEAN Outstanding Business Award

AFES 2011, 2013, 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility in International Youth Education

JCI Socially Responsible Company Awards, 2012

Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Founder Dato Joanne Wong

Global Leadership Awards, 2014

Woman CEO of the Year 2015, Founder Dato Joanne Wong

Global Branding Awards, 2015

Socially Responsible Entrepreneur, Founder Dato Joanne Wong

JCI Socially Responsible Company Awards, 2013

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