The Places We Go! Spectacular Buildings of University Town of Shenzhen

The University Town of Shenzhen (UTSZ) is the gold standard for university towns in China. When it comes to academics, it has an unbeatable combination of academic powerhouses, housing three of China’s premier higher education institutions: Peking University (PKU), Tsinghua University (THU) and the Harbin Institute of Science and Technology (HIT). Even more, it combines … More The Places We Go! Spectacular Buildings of University Town of Shenzhen

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International Students, Thousands of Miles Away, Still Grinding and Learning Chinese!

The epidemic has cut off the movement of people in the world. During this time, we have lost the presence of most of our international students on campus. Many students may be curious: what are they doing thousands of miles away? The answer: still grinding and learning Chinese! According to UNESCO, among the ten most difficult languages in the world, Chinese ranks first. … More International Students, Thousands of Miles Away, Still Grinding and Learning Chinese!

5th Anniversary of our Site!

This spring term of 2021, we are celebrating the very special 5th anniversary of the Nanyan Observer’s online blog: thenanyan.com! The Nanyan Observer is the voice of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School Nanyan News Organization’s English Team. The blog has grown a lot over the years, but we have always been a dedicated student organization … More 5th Anniversary of our Site!

Sharing Our Favorite Childhood Stories for Children’s Day

Introduction Stories are an intangible window to the external world. On the journey of growing up, we are accompanied by many stories. We watched stories unfold on TV, immersed ourselves in books and films and sat beside family members who had much to share. By vividly or dramatically presenting the experiences of others, children’s stories … More Sharing Our Favorite Childhood Stories for Children’s Day

A Taste of Authentic Guangdong: Journey to Chaoshan

Sometimes, one of the biggest obstacles in traveling is just deciding where to go. By the time a holiday approaches, it seems everything is booked, and it is easier to simply chill at home. We are here to fast-track your decision-making. Before your next holiday approaches, have a plan! We believe that here in Shenzhen, … More A Taste of Authentic Guangdong: Journey to Chaoshan

6 Hot Chinese App Recommendations to Try in China (or Anywhere!)

      Nowadays, more and more people rely on their phones, we use it to manage our lives. Some get the vibe of the world through the small screens. Others innovate and inspire people, changing and influencing the  world through countless efforts.  What’s the list of the apps that you use most frequently? What are your … More 6 Hot Chinese App Recommendations to Try in China (or Anywhere!)

Seeking Spring | Alumni Activity Celebrates 20 Years of PKUSZ

Colorful alumni activities have always been a tradition of PKUSZ. On April 21st, 2021, PKUSZ, together with PKU Charity Association and Beida Education Foundation (Hong Kong) Ltd, held an unforgettable charitable activity. The activity’s theme was “Seeking Spring in Nanyan.” The occasion had even greater significance because it was a celebration of PKUSZ’s 20th Anniversary. … More Seeking Spring | Alumni Activity Celebrates 20 Years of PKUSZ

DIY Tie-Dye Party at PKUSZ—Easy, Fun and Full of Color!

On April 23, a colorful activity was organized by Campus Advisors and staff of PKU Shenzhen ——Tie-Dye Art Party. Twenty students from PKUSZ as well as the other schools of UTSZ participated. The participants created special patterns with highly saturated colored dye. It was clear that they enjoyed an unforgettable journey of tie-dye. Let’s explore … More DIY Tie-Dye Party at PKUSZ—Easy, Fun and Full of Color!

Interview | ISU Leaders on Planning the International Business Fair 2021

Between March 24 and April 24, the International Student Union (ISU) and Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) have teamed up to host the International Business Fair (IBF) 2021. The IBF is a series of events targeted towards PHBS international students and the companies looking to draw from this talent pool. Through weekly online events … More Interview | ISU Leaders on Planning the International Business Fair 2021

The Subway to Go Sightseeing—Line 8 Unlocks Shenzhen’s Beauty!

A new metro line providing a fresh look at Shenzhen’s natural beauty is dazzling residents and visitors alike. Metro Line 8, with its catchphrase: “Take the subway to see the sea”, has blown up in our circle of friends. The current phase of Shenzhen Metro Line 8 starts at Liantang Station(莲塘站) in southeast Shenzhen’s Luohu District. The line connects … More The Subway to Go Sightseeing—Line 8 Unlocks Shenzhen’s Beauty!