Volunteers Bring Sunshine to Longlian Community

On Wednesday afternoon, Dec 19th, Noam and Ewa were riding bikes on the road as usual. They were going to Longlian Community to meet some lovely children. “Yes, I can do it” is an English Corner which is held by Longlian community and Nanyan Youth Volunteers Association of Peking University each Wednesday. The children are … More Volunteers Bring Sunshine to Longlian Community

Shaking Off the Winter Chill, International Students Hike Tang Lang Mountain

Just before Christmas Eve, on December 23rd, around 30 international students joined a hiking journey to Nanshan’s famous Tang Lang mountain organized by the CA program on a perfect mild-weather day. Tang Lang is most well-known on campus because of its southern position in the splendid green vista of the University Town. The mountain is … More Shaking Off the Winter Chill, International Students Hike Tang Lang Mountain

Halloween Celebration at Happy Valley Shenzhen

Halloween, which always falls on October 31st, is now celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a Western holiday with a long history. Originally celebrated by the Celts to commemorate death, nowadays, Halloween is basically a holiday that attracts attention and entertainment seekers. Many bars, malls, and restaurants will use Halloween as a … More Halloween Celebration at Happy Valley Shenzhen

Restaurant Review (Bar Edition): Bionic Brew

Still feeling the heat? Summers are long in Shenzhen. Nevertheless, you have made it this far and the chances are you have something to celebrate—maybe it is finishing up the final week of a thankless internship, a reunion with friends, making it through the National Judicial Examination, or finally settling into your new home here … More Restaurant Review (Bar Edition): Bionic Brew

23 Days, Last Stop Shenzhen: Taking the Trans-Siberian Railway to School

“China, please be good to me.” This is what was echoing through my mind in the final few hours before I officially arrived at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School to begin my exchange. That day, I had spent 14 more hours in a train. Those 14 hours felt like nothing compared to the previous few … More 23 Days, Last Stop Shenzhen: Taking the Trans-Siberian Railway to School

Dialogue in the Dark: An Untold Perspective

In February, I went to “Dialogue in the Dark” in Shenzhen with my friends. One of my friends told us about the social entrepreneur, Andreas Heinecke, the founder of “Dialogue in the Dark”. Originally he worked at a radio station in his hometown Baden-Baden, Germany. One day he was asked to develop a work training for a young journalist who had lost his eyesight in a car accident. This working opportunity made Andreas and the young journalist good friends. … More Dialogue in the Dark: An Untold Perspective