Markey Tan’s Rise in the Shenzhen Tech World

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

Ladies in UX: Le Wagon Event hosted by Co-founder and PHBS alumni

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

Amplify Shenzhen: Hou Live is New Space for Local and Int’l Independent Music

Hou Live is an exciting new venue for showcasing local music and engaging current international acts with a new scene and culture. At Hou Live, beats hit hard, guitars shred, and rockers rage. It’s a dynamic space where the scene may shift from one night to the next. However, the consistent authenticity and creativity blends … More Amplify Shenzhen: Hou Live is New Space for Local and Int’l Independent Music

The New Year Brings New Group of Exchange Students

While most Shenzhen residents were celebrating Spring Festival back in their hometowns, fresh faces from across the globe reached the quiet city to begin their semester of study at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School on Thursday, February 14. Many of the new exchange students were amazed by the blue skies and pleasant sunshine as they … More The New Year Brings New Group of Exchange Students

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

At the New Year, ‘The Palace by Mirror Lake’ Party Turned Back Time

Vibrant colors, flowing robes, and sparkling jewels drifted through the crowds at the annual PKUSZ Festival, called Mirror Lake Party on Friday, 21 December. As night fell on this celebration of the Winter Solstice, or 冬至 Dōngzhì, everyone was slowly pulled back several centuries into ancient Beijing’s Forbidden City, or possibly just the set of … More At the New Year, ‘The Palace by Mirror Lake’ Party Turned Back Time

Peking University Students Go to the Heart of Shenzhen’s Financial System

In the last several years, Shenzhen’s reputation as the new tech hub of China has exploded. Central to this transformation has been the city’s stock exchange, where every day international and domestic investors and Chinese tech companies converge. Globally, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange is often compared to New York’s tech-heavy NASDAQ. On December 6th, 30 … More Peking University Students Go to the Heart of Shenzhen’s Financial System

International Student Profile: Mahesh Reddy

“I’m going to tell you everything that happened here!” Mahesh Reddy, economics student at Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) was beaming as he sat down—and for a good reason. The day before, Mahesh had turned in the thesis draft he had been working on relentlessly all summer. Still in a state of blissful shock, … More International Student Profile: Mahesh Reddy