STL Holds 2017 PILF Public Interest Auction

A Hong Kong Victoria Harbour dinner cruise for up to 15 students, classic Chinese calligraphy written by Chancellor Wu Yundong, a home-cooked American southern-style dinner with Dean Yandle, private plane from Geneva to Cannes, Korean barbecue accompanied by Professor Kang’s piano performance at a Korean barbecue restaurant. These were just a few of the items up for auction during “Bid for a Change”, the 3rd PILF Public Interest Auction held at the new building of School of Transnational Law on April 15. … More STL Holds 2017 PILF Public Interest Auction

Student Profile: Eduardo Meythaler

Eduardo Meythaler was studying business and finance at the Universidad de Los Hemisferios in Quito, Ecuador when he realized he wanted to move to China. While in school, he also worked in the finance department of a construction company whose main client was Huawei—a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment manufacturer, which is now the world’s largest. As a result of their dealings, he decided to study Mandarin and pursue a master’s degree here in China. … More Student Profile: Eduardo Meythaler

Tomb-sweeping Day: The story behind Qingming Festival

Tomb-sweeping Day, which is also called Qingming Festival, is one of the most important festivals in China. It is around April 4th every calendar year, the fifteenth day after vernal equinox. Its history can be dated back to more than two thousand years ago, around the Spring and Autumn Era. Tomb-sweeping Day is very influential in … More Tomb-sweeping Day: The story behind Qingming Festival

New Campus Advisors: Yammy & Daniel

The Campus Advisor (CA) Program consists of eight Chinese student leaders that push for cultural integration here at Beida by planning events for international students, assisting with daily things like language barrier issues at the bank, and  just being overall friendly go-to people for any questions about China or Chinese culture. Given the nature of the program, … More New Campus Advisors: Yammy & Daniel

8th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration Held at PKU Shenzhen

On the brisk evening of Friday, November 25, 2016, the Chancellor’s Secretariat Office held the 8th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. What originally started out as a modest get together to share an American tradition with Chinese friends and colleagues has, over the years, turned into an international celebration of togetherness and thanks. … More 8th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration Held at PKU Shenzhen

A Night of Cultural Experience: Chinese Calligraphy

What better way to experience true Chinese culture than delving into traditional Chinese calligraphy? On November 14th at 7pm, international students gathered in H-214 to experience an authentic Chinese tradition. This wonderful cultural experience is prepared and sponsored by the Campus Advisor (CA) program. CA Conan Jiang began the night with a short but interesting … More A Night of Cultural Experience: Chinese Calligraphy

Dafen Oil Painting Village: More Than Just Copies

Last month, Elaine Campbell, from PKU School of Transnational Law, organized a day trip to discover one of the most artistic places of Shenzhen: Dafen Oil Painting Village. Dafen is a four square kilometres village whose unique atmosphere makes it a must-trip after days spent in the crowded Shenzhen. It is located close to Dafen metro … More Dafen Oil Painting Village: More Than Just Copies