2019 was a year that marked a great number of big events. This year, the first image of a black hole was released to the world. We celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China. The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area gained great momentum. Solid progress was made in supporting … More Discoveries and Beyond: 2019 in Review
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”
On Wednesday, 04 December, a group of 20 international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School visited AAC Technologies (瑞声科技) at their headquarters in Shenzhen. The students were from the Finance, Management, and Economics MA programs at Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), or exchange students. They were welcomed by AAC Technologies Chief Strategy Officer, … More Visit to AAC Technologies Produces Opportunities for International Students
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
On Saturday, 16 November, 2019, over 50 smartly dressed international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School eagerly filled a bus destined for the First Overseas Students Internship Fair. The event is an initiative launched by the Nanshan Yuehai Sub-district Government Office, along with the Shenzhen Nanshan Southwind Social Work Service Center. It serves to … More International Students Attend Inaugural Internship Fair in Shenzhen
The International Student Union (ISU) hosted its first Language Exchange Buddy Program of the 2019 – 2020 school year on Monday, October 14 to promote both cultural exchange and language learning for domestic and international students. Over 50 full-time and exchange students from Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Harbin Institute of Technology attended the event, … More Language Exchange Buddy Program at PKUSZ
The Shenzhen Model City Initiative (the “Initiative”) received attention when on August 18, 2019, China’s State Council issued the “Opinions of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Supporting Shenzhen’s Pioneering Zone for Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics”. An August 19 report on the Initiative was published by Xinhua, providing additional information and context. … More What is the Shenzhen Model City Initiative?
Even in China, you are not safe from the lurking ghosts and macabre sights of Halloween. In fact, like many things here, Halloween can be taken to the next level: no sweets and no little ones dressed as cute Disney icons. Instead, the costumes are more extreme and behind every corner could be someone…or something…waiting … More Survive a Spooky Halloween Night at Happy Valley Shenzhen!
“Should the overtime work culture represented by ‘996’ be promoted or not?” This question has been up for major debate throughout China over the last year. Then, on Saturday, Oct 19th, the debate came to our very own campus. In recent times 996, once again has become a hot topic in the public. 996 working … More Students Debate China’s ‘996’ Overtime Work Culture
The district that earned Shenzhen the nickname, ‘China’s Silicon Valley’ is now a growing cultural and residential hub as well. On Wednesday, October 23, 40 international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ), participated in a Discover Nanshan Event organized by the Nanshan District Foreign Affairs Office and carried out by the Southwind Social … More Int’l Students Discover More of Nanshan, Shenzhen’s Tech and Culture Hub
We interviewed our international students a month after they started their studies at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. As the new academic year gradually unfolds, we are joined by new friends from around the globe. Our aspiring graduates come to Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, for their academic pursuits, their love for Chinese culture, their … More Getting to Know PK (YO)U!
With that special admission letter, I was accepted to be a formal member of Peking University. The new arrivals at PKU Shenzhen will spend several years here to finish their master’s or doctorate degree, or maybe just a short time on exchange. For those beginning their study life at PKU, interested in it’s importance, or … More Legendary Figures in PKU History