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2022 Chinese New Year: Your luck in education and career

January 31, 2022


I’m sure you’re familiar with how the Western astrological signs, or horoscope works.

The Chinese, however, have another version of their Western counterpart called the Chinese zodiac signs. They believe that their signs have significant meanings to their wellbeing and fortune.

You will notice the Chinese putting up different decorations each year to represent the 12 zodiac signs in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. According to a myth, the order of the zodiacs was determined by a celestial race held by the Jade Emperor.

Finding out your Chinese zodiac is easy. All you need is your year of birth! There are more in-depth readings that can be done by professionals, but what we’re providing below is sufficient for a generic understanding of your luck this year!

Your luck in education and career for 2022 Chinese New Year


Year: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

2022 Chinese New Year rat.

Students born in the year of the rat are known to be resourceful, kind, creative, and versatile. However, in 2022’s Chinese New Year, you should not be swayed by temptations if you want to achieve your goals.

If you’re gearing up for an important university application, be sure to focus. Then, you will be rewarded for your hard work!

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Journalist
  • Graphic designer
  • Engineer
  • Architect
  • Interior designer


Year: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

2022 Chinese New Year ox.

Oxes are known for their strength, diligence and determination. They prefer stability and perform well under pressure due to their strong sense of responsibility. 

In this Chinese New Year, you will have a pleasant fortune in your education! If your studies weren’t doing well last year, you will experience a breakthrough with constant determination and hard work. Keep it up and good news will come! 

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Healthcare practitioner
  • Lawyer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Lecturer
  • Consultant 


Year: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034

2022 Chinese New Year tiger.

Contrary to their reputation for being fierce, tigers are some of the kindest people you’ll meet. They are also quick-witted, analytical and resourceful.

However, students might have trouble focusing due to external distractions. To curb this, try your best to improve your self-awareness and you will feel more focused and confident in your studies. 2022 is the year of the tiger, be sure to make it count!

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Business person
  • Manager
  • Researcher
  • Economist
  • Packaging Designer


Year: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023

2022 Chinese New Year rabbit.

You will have a good headstart in your education for 2022 Chinese New Year! Although quiet and elegant, rabbits are also responsible and kind. These positive attributes will pay off this year, as you have the potential to do well in important exams and university applications!

Just don’t get carried away with excitement and remember to put in 100% of effort in anything you do!

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Nurse
  • Engineer
  • Quality inspector
  • Translator
  • Business consultant


Year: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024

2022 Chinese New Year dragon.

Dragons are confident, enthusiastic and quick on their feet. When others find a task mentally exhausting, you’re fully invested and will engage with every part of it.

You also work well in a team, but keep your temper in mind! Besides, you may feel indecisive when it comes to working independently. Since 2022 Chinese New Year is all about togetherness, you can try asking for help from family and friends! The good news is: your learning abilities will increase this year and so will your academic status.

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • PR Executive
  • Healthcare professional
  • Architect
  • Entertainer
  • Artist


Year: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025

2022 Chinese New Year snake.

It is no surprise to hear people praising you for your wisdom. People born in the year of the snake are very intelligent and enigmatic, although they tend to be stubborn at times.

To succeed in your studies this year, it is best to consider the advice of your family and friends before making an important decision.

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Psychologist
  • TV Presenter
  • Educator
  • Publicist
  • Marketing Manager


Year: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026

2022 Chinese New Year horse.

You are often admired for how your energetic vibe lifts the mood of others. People with the horse zodiac are agile, bold and eloquent, making them the best students for courses and careers that require facing an audience.

If you were impatient and had lower academic performance last year, you will be seeing a huge improvement in 2022 as long as you control your impulsiveness.

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Journalist
  • Salesperson
  • Entertainer
  • Scientist
  • Translator


Year: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027

2022 Chinese New Year goat.

Goat students will be diligent in their studies this year. Maintaining a positive attitude and motivation will certainly help you get better academic results. You will also be able to learn fast and complete assignments with ease.

Goats are known to be gentle and sympathetic, so any program in the service industry will suit your personality. You are also a creative person, but you seek stability in routines.

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Nurse
  • Educator
  • Artist
  • Hotel Manager
  • Caretaker


Year: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028

2022 Chinese New Year monkey.

You’re a naturally curious person, a risk-taker and a logical thinker. Monkeys are also knowledgeable in a wide range of topics, making them the go-to person to ask questions.

If you work extra hard this year, you will make a breakthrough in your education! If you have a dream university in mind, it’s time to do some research!

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Lawyer
  • Accountant
  • Law-enforcer
  • Athlete
  • Linguist


Year: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

2022 Chinese New Year rooster.

Roosters like their freedom and will excel in an environment that gives them space to grow. They are also earnest with their work and assignments.

2022 Chinese New Year brings good news to roosters taking major exams! Opportunities will arise and if you grab them, you just need to work hard and things will go well. 

However, you shouldn’t feel overconfident by slowing down your studies just because you have good grades. Be constantly diligent and organised with your studies and you will bear academic success.

Suitable courses:

Suitable careers:

  • Tour guide
  • Fashion designer
  • Professor
  • Musician
  • Politician


Year: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030

2022 Chinese New Year dog.

People born in the year of the dog are honest and loyal. They can also be competitive and have strong reasoning skills. They are known to be lovely and caring people, so a program in the service industry will suit them.

If you’re already a hard working person, keep it up! As long as you focus on your studies and keep a balanced lifestyle, you’re bound for academic success this year. If you’re less motivated to study, it is time to organise your schedule and make time for revisions. It’s never too late!

Suggested courses:

Suggested careers:

  • Lawyer
  • Therapist
  • Scientist
  • Scriptwriter
  • Judge


Year: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031

2022 Chinese New Year pig.

Pigs are compassionate, generous and selfless. They will do well in courses and careers related to charity.

Pigs are also very diligent, sometimes to a fault - their tendency to focus on a favourite subject while ignoring other less-performing ones can cause mixed results in their studies. You should focus on your weaker subjects more and trust your abilities in areas that you’re already familiar with.

Suggested courses:

Suggested careers:

  • Volunteer manager
  • Researcher
  • Veterinarian
  • Writer
  • Dancer

2022 Chinese New Year greeting.

The EasyUni team wishes you a prosperous year of the Tiger! May all of you be blessed with great health, peace and success in your education, business and career! 

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