The University Town of Shenzhen (UTSZ) is the gold standard for university towns in China. When it comes to academics, it has an unbeatable combination of academic powerhouses, housing three of China’s premier higher education institutions: Peking University (PKU), Tsinghua University (THU) and the Harbin Institute of Science and Technology (HIT). Even more, it combines … More The Places We Go! Spectacular Buildings of University Town of Shenzhen
Sometimes, one of the biggest obstacles in traveling is just deciding where to go. By the time a holiday approaches, it seems everything is booked, and it is easier to simply chill at home. We are here to fast-track your decision-making. Before your next holiday approaches, have a plan! We believe that here in Shenzhen, … More A Taste of Authentic Guangdong: Journey to Chaoshan
Time for the Year of the Ox! How Was Your 2020? Let’s see Nanyaners’ answers! Year of the Ox – 2021 We have finally made it to the Chinese New Year break! It’s time to welcome the Year of the Ox and look back on what has passed. We have loved and struggled, cried and … More Year of the Ox! Final Farewells to Last Year
In recent year, we have witnessed the fast development of the high-tech industry in Shenzhen. It is reported that on average there is 1 tech company for every 63 people in Shenzhen and 46 patents are created every day. To keep pace with the ever-changing development, an organized IP mechanism has been established to protect the … More IP Law Association in China at the Peking University School of Transnational Law
China’s miraculous economic growth has amazed people all over the world. Everyone has witnessed the stunning speed of development and change. But few have responded by recognizing how China also presents an opportunity to similarly accelerate their own growth. Job opportunities for foreigners in China have exploded, especially in the emerging industries of technology and innovation. To … More PHBS Holds Workshop for Int’l Students on Developing a Career in China
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
Can you imagine that you don’t have to go to the zoo to see an alpaca (羊驼), deer, rabbit, raccoon, and meerkat, but can see them in a small but fantastic café? In Shenzhen, it is possible! The uniquely themed Fantastic Beasts Café is a popular spot in the Nanshan district. Go check it out! A café Zootopia! Address: 海德二道天利名城B座6楼610（海岸城喜茶楼上) Coastal … More Restaurant Review | Fantastic Beasts Café
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!
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!
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
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
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