The Shenzhen Model City Initiative (the “Initiative”) received attention when on August 18, 2019, China’s State Council issued the “Opinions of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Supporting Shenzhen’s Pioneering Zone for Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics”. An August 19 report on the Initiative was published by Xinhua, providing additional information and context. … More What is the Shenzhen Model City Initiative?
“Should the overtime work culture represented by ‘996’ be promoted or not?” This question has been up for major debate throughout China over the last year. Then, on Saturday, Oct 19th, the debate came to our very own campus. In recent times 996, once again has become a hot topic in the public. 996 working … More Students Debate China’s ‘996’ Overtime Work Culture
The district that earned Shenzhen the nickname, ‘China’s Silicon Valley’ is now a growing cultural and residential hub as well. On Wednesday, October 23, 40 international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ), participated in a Discover Nanshan Event organized by the Nanshan District Foreign Affairs Office and carried out by the Southwind Social … More Int’l Students Discover More of Nanshan, Shenzhen’s Tech and Culture Hub
With that special admission letter, I was accepted to be a formal member of Peking University. The new arrivals at PKU Shenzhen will spend several years here to finish their master’s or doctorate degree, or maybe just a short time on exchange. For those beginning their study life at PKU, interested in it’s importance, or … More Legendary Figures in PKU History
Much to do, see, and take home in the oil-painting hub of the world. Beijing has the 798. New York City has Chelsea. But did you know Shenzhen also has a world-famous art destination? On Sunday, 15 September, international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) visited Dafen Oil Painting Village in the northern … More Bringing Back More Than A Colorful Memory from Dafen, Shenzhen’s Art Village
In August 2019, the largest group of international students in PKU Shenzhen’s history arrived on campus. They immediately got a taste of the fast-paced and exciting life in Shenzhen and Peking University. International students completed a two-week orientation to get settled before the official start of the academic year on September 2nd. Peking University Shenzhen … More After Many Long Journeys, International Students Ready to Begin Studies at PKU Shenzhen
Professor Sang Yop Kang (姜尙烨) is Professor of Law at Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL). He teaches and does research in the areas of corporate governance, corporate law, law and economics (of corporate law and securities regulations), capital markets, financial market regulations, and East Asian economies and legal systems. At Yonsei University in Korea, … More Prof. Sang Yop Kang: STL Builds Intellectual Bridges of the East and the West
At some point, everyone who comes to China is going to ask themselves the same question: What should I get for _____ ? Whether you have made China your new home, or just staying a few weeks, it’s not going to be an easy decision. There are important factors like packing all your own important … More Best Gifts in China for Your Friends and Family
Education is the key to achieving one’s dreams. Walking down the aisle to collect a diploma is a moment when a long-held dream finally comes to life. On June 30, students and faculty of the 8 schools of PKUSZ congregated in the auditorium of the HSBC Business School for the 2019 Peking University Shenzhen Graduate … More 2019 PKUSZ Commencement, Congratulations to the Grads!
On June 05, 2019, the Campus Service Office and Logistics Committee held the first ever campus culinary competition for students and staff. The Taste of Nanyan Cooking Competition took place in front of PKU Canteen 1. Judges and students congregated to watch the culinary magic and ultimately discover who would take home the title of … More Taste of Nanyan Cooking Competition Discovers PKUSZ’s Top Chef!
A crash-course on 5 easy to use Chinese slang words! Much like the rest of the world, Chinese is a language with tons of slang you can use to describe just about anything. And the truth is, as someone who has spent years learning the language, I think that modern Chinese slang is simply fascinating. … More I Love You Chinese Slang: An Introduction
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