Life in Haining
The International Campus is situated in Haining, within Zhejiang Province and under the jurisdiction of Jiaxing. It is only 35 minutes by highspeed train from bustling Shanghai, and 20 minutes from the beautiful Hangzhou. The city has a population of more than 800,000 inhabitants and is known mainly for its leather industry, science park, colorful lanterns and spectacular boreal tide in Qiantang River.
Haining was voted in the top 10 of the Forbes survey of mainland China top county-level cities and was ranked 18th in the China top 100 cities list. It is a rapidly growing city, with new stores and hotels being built every day. New, high-end stores like Prada and Gucci are making their way into the city, with its growing international community. The Hangzhou subway is being extended to Haining, with a stop adjacent to the International Campus, making access to Hangzhou and the main ZJU campus even more accessible.
Alongside the beautiful old town, Haining also has a range of tourist spots including large shopping malls, the leather markets, cinemas, museums, gorgeous parks and a variety of bars and nightclubs. You can find out more about things to do in the local area here.