"For me the greatest taonga I bring back are the memories of my time with my colleagues as together we navigated our way around Beijing and learnt more about a different culture and language."
Sonya Van Schaijk, 2017 scholarship participant
Read about Sonya's experience.
"University life will continue to be a place full of energy and opportunities, a place for scholars, young and old, to seek their dreams and fulfil their aspirations. It was heart-warming for me to see the torches of learning still shining bright in the China of today."
Juliet Gao, 2017 scholarship participant
Read more about Juliet's experience as she returned to a Chinese university after more than 20 years.
Guanny Liu-Prosee is an Intermediate school teacher who attended the scholarship programme to Beijing in 2016.
Read about her experiences here.
Zoe Ward from St Heliers School gives an overview of her learning experiences on the the China scholarship programme in 2014.
"The experiences of the Beijing Scholarship were varied, interesting and have had lasting positive impact on my teaching and learning of Mandarin and Chinese culture."
Read about Zoe's experience