Campus Life

Student Support and Accommodation

Living and Accommodation

XJTLU provides a range of services to all students to help ensure safety, health and well-being. Services include help booking accommodation and orientation sessions covering essential knowledge and successful strategies for your academic and student life. The Language Centre offers English language support, and study of other foreign languages, such as Spanish, at all levels.

The Dushu Lake Higher Education Town

The accommodation facilities are located within the Dushu Lake Higher Education Town and managed privately by the Suzhou Industrial Park Education Development & Investment Limited Company (SIPEDI). They also serve students studying at other institutions.

Reserving Accommodation

We will assist in booking accommodation with SIPEDI when you have received your unconditional offer and paid your deposit to secure your place at the University.

Cost Of Living

Suzhou boasts a reasonable cost of living. Accommodation expenses (excluding utilities and internet access) for international students range from RMB15,500 to RMB31,000 (approx. USD 3,000-5,000) per year, depending on the type of accommodation you choose.

1 Month Electricity100–20016–32
1 Month Water508
1 Month Mobile Phone Bills10016
One Way Bus Ticket In Suzhou1–20.3
One Way Subway Ticket In Suzhou20.4
Train Ticket To Shanghai304.5
Bus To Pudong Airport (Shanghai)8812.5
Taxi To Pudong Airport (Shanghai)35060
Taxi In Suzhou (Old Town/New Town)11-501.5-7
Bottle Of Water20.4
Cafeteria Lunch152
Bottle Of (Local) Beer30.5
Cup Of Coffee10-300.6–4.5
Fast Food Meal254
Cinema Ticket20-1003-16
Swimming Pool10–151.5–2
Night Out (Club/Bar)250–50040–82
Hair Cut40–2006–32
Contact us
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Address:111 Ren’ai Road, Dushu Lake Higher Education Town, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou 215123, Jiangsu Province, PRC


Undergraduate Admissions
+86 (0)512 8816 1069 (English)
+86(0)512 8816 1863(English/Chinese)

Postgraduate Admissions
+86 (0)512 8816 1069(International)
+86 (0)512 8816 1853(Mainland China)

Study in China
Tel: +86-571-88165512
Fax: +86-571-88165698