Single’s Day Shopping Festival, Don’t Really Chop Off Your Hands!

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!

Exploring Shenzhen: Historical Charm with Modern Twist in Nantou Ancient Town

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

Mooncake Making Night Shares the Spirit of Mid-Autumn Festival

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

5 Foods Chinese People Enjoy for 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

From Coast to Coast: PHBS International Student Graduate Ricardo Glesse

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

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

2020 PKUSZ Commencement Ceremony: Saying Goodbye but Staying Connected

If you have to give more, it will mean more. As Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School faculty and graduates came together for the 2020 Commencement Ceremony on the morning of June 24, the whole PKU community felt how this year the ceremony means more. Graduation celebrates the culmination of years of hard work and sacrifice … More 2020 PKUSZ Commencement Ceremony: Saying Goodbye but Staying Connected

Introduction to Qingming Festival

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, anticipates spring when many parts of China are frigid and gray. To truly mark spring’s brisk arrival, there is another traditional Chinese holiday celebrated each year in early April, Qingming Festival. Many things may remind us of spring: bird’s singing, crisp blue skies, a gentle breeze, sprouting vegetables … More Introduction to Qingming Festival