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
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
2020 has been a special year for all of us. The sudden outbreak of the pandemic trapped many of us in one place and made many of our wishes hard to come true. This year, we are ready for a new start, ready for a new direction. Here at PKU Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ), we … More PKU Students Share 2021 New Year’s Wishes
In order to understand the life of PhD candidates in PKUSZ, we tried connecting with the most senior, experienced and busiest PhD students on our campus. Now we have the chance to show what their daily life is like on their path to earning a PhD. We interviewed Wang Qian (WQ, 王前) and Wang Tianyu (WT, 王天宇) from … More The Path to a PhD: A Long, Steady and Enriching Research Life
Many students choose to come to Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School to join one of our major platforms, such as key laboratories, innovation projects, and research centers. Graduate students quickly learn they will be spending most of their time in the laboratory. So, what is in the laboratory? What are the differences between laboratories in different disciplines? … More Step into the Laboratory
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
Learning a foreign language can be an arduous journey, but it all starts from the first step. For many international students in PKUSZ, their first steps in learning Chinese are already behind them, but they could never be forgotten. We set out to hear international student recall their first attempts at Chinese. For those just … More The First Steps in Learning Chinese
“A sound mind is in a sound body.” These words were first spoken by former PKU president Mr. Cai Yuanpei as he addressed students of PKU. He clearly connects sport to a person’s physique, spirit, and even the realm of life. His view suggests that any intentional or unintentional neglect of physical activity, like … More “A Sound Mind is in a Sound Body” – Students Launch PKU Boxing Association
We interviewed our international students a month after they started their studies at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. As the new academic year gradually unfolds, we are joined by new friends from around the globe. Our aspiring graduates come to Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, for their academic pursuits, their love for Chinese culture, their … More Getting to Know PK (YO)U!
When Queen Ndlovu decided to go global, she knew she couldn’t just stay where her businesses, studies, and family have always been—in South Africa. Starting a global business required that she transplant herself and start putting down roots around the world. For an ambitious and boundless visionary like her, the difficulty lay in choosing where … More Going Global: A Drone Business Takes Flight for Former Exchange Student
Thanks to this PHBS alumna, the world’s best coding school is now in Shenzhen. The first day I met Markey Tan was International Women’s Day. A diverse crowd had gathered at Le Wagon Shenzhen, the third Chinese branch of the renowned international coding school. Markey co-founded the branch in 2018. Two young, talented, and vibrant … More Markey Tan’s Rise in the Shenzhen Tech World
The first weeks in China can be overwhelming, especially here in Shenzhen, a city of more than 10 million people where Mandarin and Cantonese can be heard on every corner. At first glance, incoming students are likely to feel it is too much to confront at once. It is unsettling when taxi drivers don’t speak … More Introducing the New Campus Advisors!