The Nanyan Observer team consists of students from various schools here at PKU Shenzhen. They are a diverse and hardworking bunch that continually defy their busy schedules to bring you original English content from our university. TheNanyan.com focuses on articles of interest to international students and those abroad trying to get an idea of what life is like here. As such, many of our team’s articles are written for print. You can view the PDFs for our print editions at the Nanyan Observer Newspaper Archive.
Xia Zhidan, English Branch President, STL
Xia Zhidan is a 3L student at PKU School of Transnational Law (STL) from Hunan Province. She likes traveling to have different experiences and make new friends. After graduating in 2022, she would like to pursue a career as a lawyer.
Li Zhe, Vice President, PHBS
Li Zhe is a first-year student at HSBC School of Business from Jilin province, northeast of China. She enjoys dancing and drawing in her spare time. As a new student of PKU, she wants to make more friends and promote her skills in many ways.
Miko Jiang, Vice President, STL
Miko Jiang is a second year student at PKU School of Transnational Law (STL) . She comes from Shandong province and spent four years in Chongqing for her bachelor’s degree in English literature. Miko is definitely a foodie who loves to explore every corner of Shenzhen for specials. She believes food brings us not only fat but also stories. Moreover, gender equality and non-violent conversations have been her concerns for years. Thus, she is striving to be a great lawyer in the future.
Yan Runhua, Chief Editor, SEE
Yan Runhua is a student of PKU School of Environment and Energy (SEE) from Changsha, Hunan province. She enjoys traveling to new places and trying local food, exercising for a nice figure, and watching films and going shopping for fun. After graduation, she will work in a field related to her major.
Qiu Minmin, Writer, Editor Team, STL
Hailey / Qiu Minmin is a first-year student at Peking University School of Transnational Law. She comes from the beautiful coastal city, Ningbo in Zhejiang Province. She likes working out and watching movies in her spare time. After she graduates, she wants to become a great lawyer!
Wang Haozhe, Writer, Editor Team, STL
Wang Haozhe is a first-year student at Peking University School of Transnational Law. She is from Shijiazhuang, the capital city of Hebei province. In her spare time, she usually watches movies and hangs out with friends. She also loves swimming. While following her dream to be a good lawyer, she would like to lead a colorful and fulfilling life in Nanyan.
Fong Tsz Hei, Writer, Editor Team, SCBB
Andrew is a first year student at Peking University School of Chemical Biology and Biotechnology. His hometown is Guangzhou, which is the provincial capital of Guangdong and not far from Shenzhen. He enjoys playing violin and singing. In the future, he hopes to do further study abroad.
Hou Zhizhong, Writer, Wechat Team, PHBS
Born in Jinan, a beautiful northern city of China, Hou Zhizhong is now a first-year graduate student studying in the nearly most southern city, Shenzhen, with lots of enthusiasm and expectations. Zhizhong likes watching films and reading, not limited to any genre or field, which is due to the belief that diversity and inclusion make harmony happen.
Su Jianxin, Writer, Wechat Team, STL
Su Jianxin is a third-year student from Peking University School of Transnational Law. She is from Binzhou city, Shandong province. She is always curious about every unknown area, and willing to explore it. During the pandemic, she developed several new interests, such as computer drawing, clay figuring and baking bread/cookies. Su Jianxin wants to be a lawyer who is good at arbitration, but she is not sure about it yet. Therefore, she tries to find an internship these days related to arbitration and wishes this will be her real love.
Gillian Mutyambizi, Writer, Video Team, PHBS
Gillian Mutyambizi is a second year at the Peking University HSBC Business School. She comes from Zimbabwe, a country in Southern Africa. Gillian enjoys working out and creating content in her spare time. After graduating in 2021, she plans on getting a job in the financial industry and also travel to some of her favourite destinations.
Lyu Haipei, Writer, Video Team, STL
Lyu Haipei is a 1L student at PKU School of Transnational Law (STL), originally from Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Her given name Haipei means happy in English. She’s a sweet girl who likes smiling a lot. Her hobbies include singing, running and traveling. She can speak a little French as well. With a bachelor’s degree in economics, Haipei has the desire to engage in foreign financial legal services in the future.
Rosy Wu, Writer, Video Team, STL
Rosy Wu is a 3L student in PKU School of Transnational Law (STL) from Suzhou, Jiangsu. She enjoys food (hot pot), movies, music, reading, and traveling. By experiencing different cultures and meeting with different people from diversified countries, she finds herself getting to know the world better. Rosy believes the most important thing to remember is: no matter where you go, go with your heart.
Ulvi Jafarli, Writer, Online Team, PHBS
Ulvi Jafarli is currently a Master’s of Management student at PHBS from Azerbaijan. He did his BBA in Beijing and has lived in China for 5 years. During that time he has learned to speak some Chinese. His hobbies are mostly related with martial arts, especially judo, karate, wrestling. He has done martial arts for over a decade and participated in many competitions. After graduation, Ulvi plans to stay and work in China.
Lorenzo Maria Perazzitti, Writer, Online Team, PHBS
Lorenzo is a second-year Master of Management student at HSBC School of Business in Shenzhen. After graduating in Italy in Chinese language and literature in 2018, and having already come into contact with Chinese culture, he decided to move to China to extend his knowledge of Chinese language and the field of business. Among his interests there is football, music but the most important is traveling because only by traveling you can learn more about the world and people of different nationalities. After graduation he would like to stay and work in China.
Zhang Wendou, Writer, Translation Team, SCBB
Zhang Wendou is from the School of Chemical Biology and Biotechnology. His hometown is Siping, Lilin Province. He has his heart set on discovering the secrets of science. He also likes playing the piano, taking photos, and traveling. He has great interest in international politics and hopes he can be a teacher in a university after graduation from PKU in 2023.
Luo Jiechunyi, Writer, SUPD
Luo Jiechunyi is a first-year student at the School of Environment and Energy from Dongguan, the city next to Shenzhen. Chunyi enjoys doing yoga and playing the drums in her spare time. After graduating in 2021, she might further her studies and meanwhile, keep on pursuing her dream, which is traveling around the world.
Lewis D-G, Writer, PHBS
Lewis D-G (狄来文） is a freshman studying a Masters of Economics at the HSBC Business School. Representing Melbourne Australia, Lewis is loving the Guangdong food and tea culture! In his spare time Lewis loves traveling, eating, and experiencing all that China has to offer. Currently pursuing his Chartered Accountancy and a Translating License, upon graduating in 2020 Lewis aims to specialize in trade opportunities between China and the Asia-Pacific region.
Mei Siyu, Writer, SEE
Siyu is a full-time student of the School of Environment and Energy . She comes from a beautiful town in Anhui Province which is famous for creating the Chinese traditional Xuan paper . She is a typical Aquarius — positive, creative and unpredictable, so she is willing to participate in any interesting activities. She is also a photographer at the Vision & Design Studio. You may catch her with her camera anywhere on campus.