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We’re here to help you on the exciting journey of teaching in China. This website introduces Sias University (referred to as Sias below) and its partner schools.

Sias is the first American-owned university in Central China, and employs over 120 foreign teachers, providing the unique opportunity to become a part of an incredible community.

Sias accepts applications throughout the year, but its main hiring season is from January to May, for placement in the Fall semester. Qualified applicants who are unable to be placed at Sias are referred to its partner schools.

Tips, Travel, Teaching & Stories from the Team

  • Don’t Wear That Green Hat
    by AIA Staff on October 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

    As a foreigner or laowai living in China, I am constantly learning new things about Chinese culture, customs and traditions. Some things I find strange and hilarious, others are interesting and thought provoking. Several years ago, I assigned a cultural blog for my students to write. In this blog, they were required to write about […]

  • A Night on the Town
    by AIA Staff on October 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

    It had been a long week. It was the end of my third week of teaching. I was tired and had just spent most of my Saturday afternoon catching up on grading and cleaning my apartment. I never ended up doing my laundry, though–that would have to wait until Sunday. I was sitting at dinner […]

  • Being a “Laowai” in China
    by AIA Staff on October 3, 2019 at 5:30 am

    There are many observations that I have made over the past 4 years living in China, including my several short trips back and forth, as a foreigner, or ‘Laowai’ in China. First and foremost, I must say how much I love living here, as well as how much of an honor it is to b […]

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