Say Hello to the New Students of PKU Shenzhen!

Autumn is a beautiful season. On August 31, right before the start of the autumn semester, on a day when the sun was still showing its full strength, new graduate students from all over China arrived on the campus of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) to begin their graduate school journey.  The arrival marks … More Say Hello to the New Students of PKU Shenzhen!

Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

On June 28, several Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) Chinese and international students got together with their fellow teachers to experience making one of the famous traditional snacks of China, zongzi, for the Dragon Boat Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival, known as 端午节 (Duānwǔjié) in Chinese, is a traditional holiday that typically falls in June. … More Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

In the novel Frankenstein, published 200 years ago, the scientist pieced together a monster. Now, we are far from creating monsters, but theoretically, people have cracked the “code of life,” making life editable, according to Professor Zheng Ge. Professor Zheng has worked on examining the legal implications and ethical considerations around this scientific milestone. He … More Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

Ychina, a PKU International Alumni and Student led Media Group, Fights the Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus is affecting every Chinese person: Many have been isolated at home, others are on the front line fighting, and there are those struggling themselves with overcoming the virus. In everyone’s heart, there is the belief that we can overcome the plight through helping others. Like the local Chinese, the situation has been … More Ychina, a PKU International Alumni and Student led Media Group, Fights the Coronavirus

Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting

Approaching a culture in more than one way can help absorb the quintessential thoughts, history and philosophy of a country. A good opportunity to expand one’s way of approaching Chinese culture is to learn Chinese painting. Chinese painting maintains its traditional techniques, which are deeply rooted in millennia of cultural history. To study in the … More Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting

A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party

How many times have you missed your hometown? How many times have you dreamt about your home state? How many times have you desired to have a taste of your own special local food? All of us might have dreamt of exploring the world and becoming an adventurer when we were children. Unfortunately, we grow up fast … More A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party

Dumplings Warm Students Up on Dongzhi Festival

On Sunday December 22, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) international students were invited to take part in a dumpling making event to celebrate Dongzhi Festival (Winter Solstice). The event was held by the University Town Shenzhen Community Government at the Home for International Friends on the PKUSZ campus. Twenty international students had the wonderful … More Dumplings Warm Students Up on Dongzhi Festival

Alejandra Jara Speaks at PHBS on “Developing Your Career in China”

On December 12, Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) students attended the first “Developing Your Career in China” event organized by the International Student Union (ISU). Students had the opportunity to hear from General Secretary of the Chile Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Alejandra Jara. The organization promotes friendship, investment, and trade between Chile … More Alejandra Jara Speaks at PHBS on “Developing Your Career in China”

PHBS Internazionale Wins Football Final

After continuously fierce competitions among different schools, the long-awaited PKUSZ Inter-School Football final competition was held on December 15 at the PKUSZ Sports Field. The Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) international student football team faced off against the SCBB (School of Chemical Biology & Biotechnology) team in the final. Janniek Topper, was coach of … More PHBS Internazionale Wins Football Final

A Feast for Eyes, Ears, and Stomach at 11th Annual PKUSZ Thanksgiving

On Friday, November 29, a very special 11th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration was held at Shang Shufang in the PHBS Building for members of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ). Every year, faculty, staff and students meet up for this brilliant night. The event was graciously supported by multiple divisions of the university, including the Chancellor’s … More A Feast for Eyes, Ears, and Stomach at 11th Annual PKUSZ Thanksgiving

Exploring Local Food: Chaoshan Beef Hotpot in Shenzhen

“Sharing a hotpot can eliminate all the frustrations of life. If it does not succeed, try again with another hotpot,” is a popular saying in China. An authentic Chinese hotpot is always a good choice when going out with friends during a weekend. To me, it is one of the most social of culinary treats, … More Exploring Local Food: Chaoshan Beef Hotpot in Shenzhen