Famous Chinese Street Food in Pingshan Village

Just outside of our campus is Pingshan Village, one of the typical “urban villages” of Shenzhen, China. Pingshan caters to the tastes and lifestyle of young people, families, migrants, and locals—not the business or international community you might find in central Shenzhen. It’s a prime place for tasting plenty of authentic Chinese food. Although things … More Famous Chinese Street Food in Pingshan Village

Seeped in Culture, a Vibrant Trip to a Local Tea House for PKUSZ Int’l Students

On April 11, 2019, students of Peking University HSBC Business School’s (PHBS) China Studies ‘moving- class’ led by Professor Huang Haifeng, enjoyed a cultural event hosted by the famous Shiyi Tea House, in Nanshan, Shenzhen. This event showcased classical Chinese culture, including Chinese tea culture, Chinese medicine, calligraphy, Chinese painting, traditional dance performances. There were … More Seeped in Culture, a Vibrant Trip to a Local Tea House for PKUSZ Int’l Students

PKUSZ Int’l Students visit Shenzhen Longgang District

A group of 39 students from Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) visited the Longgang District of Shenzhen on February 27. The outing was a part of the “China Studies” course taught by Professor Huang Haifeng. Visiting Professor Gerhard Stahl, the former Secretary General of the European Committee also accompanied the team on their many … More PKUSZ Int’l Students visit Shenzhen Longgang District

Visiting Speaker, Madelyn Postman – The Woman Behind the Brand

All the seats were taken, but students of Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) were still frantically crowding into the conference room to find a spot to listen to the speaker, Ms. Madelyn Postman (美德玲•普斯德). She is a woman with an impressive marketing career and a passport filled with country stamps. Ms. Postman was in … More Visiting Speaker, Madelyn Postman – The Woman Behind the Brand

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

Celebrating the Lantern Festival with Riddles and Tangyuan

The Lantern Festival is a Chinese traditional holiday celebrated throughout China on the 15th day of the lunar calendar. It is also known as Yuanxiao Day. Yuanxiao Day marks the first full-moon of the Lunar New Year and the end of Spring Festival holiday. Across China, people celebrate the festival by hanging up lanterns, enjoying … More Celebrating the Lantern Festival with Riddles and Tangyuan

Chinese New Year Celebrated In New Home for Int’l Friends

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is the most significant festival in Chinese culture. For most foreign students, Spring Festival is a very special experience that will forever stand out from their study life in China. On 17th January, an unforgettable party was held at the new Home for International Friends in the … More Chinese New Year Celebrated In New Home for Int’l Friends

Seeing Innovation at its Finest: PHBS China Studies Course Visits Huawei

Huawei surprised the world when it was announced in August that they replaced Apple as the second-largest producer of smartphones. What may come as an even bigger surprise is that if you think you know the company because you recognize their cell phones, you have hardly scratched the surface. On the 28th of November, 30 … More Seeing Innovation at its Finest: PHBS China Studies Course Visits Huawei

11.11 Single’s Day: A Special Treatment for Singles in China

What comes to your mind when you see the number 11.11? The answer can be anything, but you should at least probably know about Single’s Day in China. History and Tradition China’s Single’s Day (双十一节 or 单身节) is an annual non-official holiday celebrated on November 11 (11月11日). Because the date 11/11 resembles solitary stick figures, … More 11.11 Single’s Day: A Special Treatment for Singles in China

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