First things first, welcome all newcomers to Shenzhen! You are about to experience the most unique time in your life. Do not waste a moment getting settled in! The best way to get to know the city is to get out and explore it with new friends! Before you know it, you will get stuck … More A Shenzhen Checklist for Newcomers!
In August 2019, the largest group of international students in PKU Shenzhen’s history arrived on campus. They immediately got a taste of the fast-paced and exciting life in Shenzhen and Peking University. International students completed a two-week orientation to get settled before the official start of the academic year on September 2nd. Peking University Shenzhen … More After Many Long Journeys, International Students Ready to Begin Studies at PKU Shenzhen
At some point, everyone who comes to China is going to ask themselves the same question: What should I get for _____ ? Whether you have made China your new home, or just staying a few weeks, it’s not going to be an easy decision. There are important factors like packing all your own important … More Best Gifts in China for Your Friends and Family
A crash-course on 5 easy to use Chinese slang words! Much like the rest of the world, Chinese is a language with tons of slang you can use to describe just about anything. And the truth is, as someone who has spent years learning the language, I think that modern Chinese slang is simply fascinating. … More I Love You Chinese Slang: An Introduction
Just outside of our campus is Pingshan Village, one of the typical “urban villages” of Shenzhen, China. Pingshan caters to the tastes and lifestyle of young people, families, migrants, and locals—not the business or international community you might find in central Shenzhen. It’s a prime place for tasting plenty of authentic Chinese food. Although things … More Famous Chinese Street Food in Pingshan Village
Seven students begin the second leg of their educational journey in Shenzhen after kicking off their studies as the first class launched from the PHBS UK Campus. On April 22, 2019, the first batch of graduate students from Peking University HSBC Business School’s (PHBS) UK Campus moved to the Shenzhen campus to complete the remainder … More First Students from PHBS UK Campus Arrive in Shenzhen to Finish Studies
On April 11, 2019, students of Peking University HSBC Business School’s (PHBS) China Studies ‘moving- class’ led by Professor Huang Haifeng, enjoyed a cultural event hosted by the famous Shiyi Tea House, in Nanshan, Shenzhen. This event showcased classical Chinese culture, including Chinese tea culture, Chinese medicine, calligraphy, Chinese painting, traditional dance performances. There were … More Seeped in Culture, a Vibrant Trip to a Local Tea House for PKUSZ Int’l Students
The 5th Public Interest Auction was held in the STL building on April 13th. Considered to be one of the biggest events at Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL), the annual auction offers everyone a short break from the stresses of school and brings together students, alumni, and faculty to support the next generation … More “Bid Out Loud!”- STL holds Fifth Annual PILF Auction
Capture the beauty of Shenzhen for your WeChat moments and Instagram feed. The conventional idea about Shenzhen is that it is a new city built from almost nothing in just a few decades. On one hand, this is true: One can’t expect to find dynastic sights hundreds of years old. On the other hand, this … More Most Picturesque Places in Shenzhen
Catch up on the brief history of China’s economic powerhouse and “Most Livable City”. It seems that the celebrations of the 40th anniversary have been going around for a while now. Indeed, there are several reasons for the ongoing celebration in Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta Region. To clear it up, let’s get our … More Shenzhen’s 40th Birthday!
Stunning photos of downtown and a dim sum feast, PKU Shenzhen Campus Advisors (CAs) planned the perfect Shenzhen night for international students. Whether you are visitor or busy student you may only have a few nights to truly appreciate Shenzhen. Looking for the best way to experience the city and maybe just have one night? … More Dim Sum Dinner and Shenzhen Talent Park
As part of International Women’s Day, Le Wagon Shenzhen Coding School invited two female guests working in the tech industry to speak. The guests, Katie Chen and Z Yuhan, specialize in understanding how users interact with tech products (hardware) and tech services (software). Le Wagon Shenzhen was co-founded by Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) … More Ladies in UX: Le Wagon Event hosted by Co-founder and PHBS alumni