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

HOMESICK YET? International Students Discuss their Favorite Items from Home

Dear all Chinese and international students who have gotten through the first months of their academic year in one of the most modern and innovative Chinese cities, Shenzhen! The Peking University Graduate School would like to wish you a pleasant journey throughout your time studying here. As much as the whole experience within itself is … More HOMESICK YET? International Students Discuss their Favorite Items from Home

Interview with Sha Wei, Songwriter and “Best Performer” at University Town Campus Singer Competition

On September 25th, the UTSZ managing office held the 6th “Art Creation” Campus Singer Competition and 2018 Welcome Party of University Town of Shenzhen. The goal of the event was to give a “welcome present” to all the teachers and students of UTSZ. Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, Tsinghua University Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute … More Interview with Sha Wei, Songwriter and “Best Performer” at University Town Campus Singer Competition

International Student Profile: Kevin Kurnia

“Hi Kevin!” exclaims the barista as we come up to the coffee counter to order. Everyone knows Kevin: faculty, staff, both international and Chinese students—even the Starbucks baristas all know him by name. I’ve been here for three years and still have “foreigner” written on my to-go cup in lieu of anything familiar. But this … More International Student Profile: Kevin Kurnia

Student Profile: Eduardo Meythaler

Eduardo Meythaler was studying business and finance at the Universidad de Los Hemisferios in Quito, Ecuador when he realized he wanted to move to China. While in school, he also worked in the finance department of a construction company whose main client was Huawei—a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment manufacturer, which is now the world’s largest. As a result of their dealings, he decided to study Mandarin and pursue a master’s degree here in China. … More Student Profile: Eduardo Meythaler