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?
The first weeks in China can be overwhelming, especially here in Shenzhen, a city of more than 10 million people where Mandarin and Cantonese can be heard on every corner. At first glance, incoming students are likely to feel it is too much to confront at once. It is unsettling when taxi drivers don’t speak … More Introducing the New Campus Advisors!
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
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
The 23rd Peking University Sports Games were held in Beijing’s May Fourth Stadium for two days beginning April 24, 2016. PKU Shenzhen sent a team of 29 athletes (15 male and 14 female), including five international students. In a fierce two-day competition, the athletes from our school showed excellent performances in both individual competitions and … More PKUSZ Defends Championship Title Five Years Running at Peking Games
PKU Shenzhen held a fantastic Thanksgiving celebration upholding the traditional American Tradition of offering gratitude and seeking blessings that is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of every November. The doors of Moot Court were thrown open to international students, faculty, and staff, and Chinese students on the evening of Friday, November 27, 2015. The night’s … More 7th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration Held at PKU Shenzhen