You shall come to the visa office of the Embassy or Consulate -General in the consular jurisdiction where you reside to submit the application.
There are three main types of accommodation when you study in China. Depends on location and room type, on-campus dormitory should be the least expensive option.
Students will largely rely on mobile phone as a medium of communications with your newly met Chinese friends during your stay in China.
It is required by the Ministry of Education in China that insurance is required for all foreign students who pursues higher education in China for a period over 6 months.
Many universities provide airport pick up service.