Markey Tan’s Rise in the Shenzhen Tech World

Thanks to this PHBS alumna, the world’s best coding school is now in Shenzhen. The first day I met Markey Tan was International Women’s Day. A diverse crowd had gathered at Le Wagon Shenzhen, the third Chinese branch of the renowned international coding school. Markey co-founded the branch in 2018. Two young, talented, and vibrant … More Markey Tan’s Rise in the Shenzhen Tech World

Peking University Students Go to the Heart of Shenzhen’s Financial System

In the last several years, Shenzhen’s reputation as the new tech hub of China has exploded. Central to this transformation has been the city’s stock exchange, where every day international and domestic investors and Chinese tech companies converge. Globally, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange is often compared to New York’s tech-heavy NASDAQ. On December 6th, 30 … More Peking University Students Go to the Heart of Shenzhen’s Financial System

The Local at PHBS Making Shenzhen Feel More Like Home: Spotlight on International Affairs Manager Chen Yifei

  Imagine it is your first time in a new country, an unknown culture, and you’re surrounded by a variety of unfamiliar customs, trying to find your way around a large campus and maneuver the complex Chinese legal requirement. This is the typical circumstances new international students in China will find themselves in. If you … More The Local at PHBS Making Shenzhen Feel More Like Home: Spotlight on International Affairs Manager Chen Yifei

International Student Profile: Kevin Kurnia

“Hi Kevin!” exclaims the barista as we come up to the coffee counter to order. Everyone knows Kevin: faculty, staff, both international and Chinese students—even the Starbucks baristas all know him by name. I’ve been here for three years and still have “foreigner” written on my to-go cup in lieu of anything familiar. But this … More International Student Profile: Kevin Kurnia

Student Profile: Eduardo Meythaler

Eduardo Meythaler was studying business and finance at the Universidad de Los Hemisferios in Quito, Ecuador when he realized he wanted to move to China. While in school, he also worked in the finance department of a construction company whose main client was Huawei—a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment manufacturer, which is now the world’s largest. As a result of their dealings, he decided to study Mandarin and pursue a master’s degree here in China. … More Student Profile: Eduardo Meythaler

Student Profile: Sebastian Preißner

  Sebastian Preißner, from Würzburg Germany, is a first-year quantitative finance student at Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS). With a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Sebastian said his decision to pursue a master’s degree in China was “not a random decision but more a gradual process over … More Student Profile: Sebastian Preißner

Student Profile: Karras Lambert

Located in the thriving entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen and adjacent to the Asian financial hub of Hong Kong, Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) is endowed with an ideal setting for studying the frontiers of finance, economics and business management. With its favorable location and internationalized education, it acts like a magnet to draw young … More Student Profile: Karras Lambert