This semester, several of our international students in Shenzhen stepped into the workplace for some interesting internship opportunities. They have been soaking up experience and expertise in a wide range of industries, from AI, to international commerce, to consumer goods. For most, it was their first experience working in China. After a year of hard study … More International Students Clocking In as Interns in Shenzhen
As we all know, there is a great diversity of wildlife in Shenzhen University Town (UTSZ), such as ducks, black swans, butterflies, snails, cranes and even the occasional bird escapes from the Safari Park zoo across the street! Our furry and feathery friends make our campus life more interesting. In addition, on campus, there is another … More Our Lively Home: Animals of UTSZ
China is set to soon be the world’s number two destination for international students worldwide. But there is a number two spot China already occupies: its globalized economy has swiftly risen to become the second largest in the world. The growth of the economy cannot be separated from the growth of talent. China’s universities have … More Make Your Next Step China — PKU Shenzhen
It’s beyond a doubt that 2020 has been a tough year for everyone around the world. As we have been forced in different capacities to lockdown, quarantine or shelter in place, a new kind of vacation has come about: the staycation. China is no exception. Many people are still choosing or being advised to not … More China’s Best Trends of 2020
2020 started off with a heavy dose of uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There’s an increased need to respond to changing circumstances and uncertainty. How to turn challenges and unknowns into opportunities for growth? How to get better prepared for your future career? The Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) International Office organized a New Year Alumni Forum for … More PHBS Holds 2021 New Year International Alumni Forum
A short economic story about Single’s Day Bella: Single’s Day is coming. There are many things I want to buy. I need to chop off my hands, otherwise I shall become a pauper. Sophia: Me too, clothes, bag, lipstick and so on, all of those I want to buy. Taobao told me that the whole price … More Single’s Day Shopping Festival, Don’t Really Chop Off Your Hands!
Golden Week! It is a splendid name—the best part is reality lives up to the name. Golden Week is the long holiday (about a week) taken to celebrate National Day in China. This year was the most special of all, as National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival fell on the same day, October 1. Now, PKUers are back on … More Travel Snapshots from Golden Week
New students or visitors who have just come to Shenzhen always have these questions. What fun places are there in Shenzhen? What about around campus? It’s true! There is not much information about Shenzhen because it is a new mega-city and always changing! Make the most out of your free time and weekends to enjoy life and really get to … More Exploring Shenzhen: Historical Charm with Modern Twist in Nantou Ancient Town
Get to know the Cha Chaan Teng! Originating in Hong Kong, the Cha Chaan Teng is also known as the Hong Kong Style Café. Cha Chaan Teng can be historically traced to around 1950s when the western lifestyle became increasingly popular among Hong Kong people. Back then, western cuisine was only served in fancy … More Shenzhen Food Scene: The Cha Chaan Teng!
School starts and then Mid-Autumn Festival arrives so quickly! In order to celebrate this traditional holiday of China, the first Mooncake Making Night of PKUSZ was held on September 29th at the Home for International Friends on campus. A diverse group of 20 international and Chinese students from different graduate schools on campus attended this meaningful activity. In China, … More Mooncake Making Night Shares the Spirit of Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-autumn Festival is almost here! It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month when most Chinese farmers finish reaping their harvest. To ensure you properly enjoy the wonderful and uniquely Chinese flavors of this holiday, we are here to share 5 traditional foods Chinese people enjoy around the Mid-autumn Festival. Mooncakes … More 5 Foods Chinese People Enjoy for Mid-Autumn Festival
One graduate on how he found his way from Brazil to Peking University HSBC Business School to a career in China. In 2014, on his first visit to China, Ricardo Glesse stood struggling to count all the lanes of the Beijing street stretched out before him. The size stunned him. Ricardo grew up in Brazil, … More From Coast to Coast: PHBS International Student Graduate Ricardo Glesse