Introduction to Qingming Festival

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, anticipates spring when many parts of China are frigid and gray. To truly mark spring’s brisk arrival, there is another traditional Chinese holiday celebrated each year in early April, Qingming Festival. Many things may remind us of spring: bird’s singing, crisp blue skies, a gentle breeze, sprouting vegetables … More Introduction to Qingming Festival

Graduates Can Take Advantage of Shenzhen’s Entrepreneurship Residence Permit

Shenzhen has quickly gained the reputation of being the entrepreneurship and technology hub of China. If you study here, you get a taste for Shenzhen’s amazing potential. You are exposed to its culture and experience its growth. Now, the innovative city offers an entrepreneurship-focused residence permit for those who earned their degree in China and … More Graduates Can Take Advantage of Shenzhen’s Entrepreneurship Residence Permit

Ychina, a PKU International Alumni and Student led Media Group, Fights the Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus is affecting every Chinese person: Many have been isolated at home, others are on the front line fighting, and there are those struggling themselves with overcoming the virus. In everyone’s heart, there is the belief that we can overcome the plight through helping others. Like the local Chinese, the situation has been … More Ychina, a PKU International Alumni and Student led Media Group, Fights the Coronavirus

Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting

Approaching a culture in more than one way can help absorb the quintessential thoughts, history and philosophy of a country. A good opportunity to expand one’s way of approaching Chinese culture is to learn Chinese painting. Chinese painting maintains its traditional techniques, which are deeply rooted in millennia of cultural history. To study in the … More Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting

SZ Spots: Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning

When it comes to weekends, everyone gets stuck on where to go. Maybe you even have no idea where to go. We found some places worth visiting and will share to all of you in articles on SZ Spots! The first place we recommend is the Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning (深圳市当代艺术与城市规划馆). … More SZ Spots: Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning

Dumplings Warm Students Up on Dongzhi Festival

On Sunday December 22, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) international students were invited to take part in a dumpling making event to celebrate Dongzhi Festival (Winter Solstice). The event was held by the University Town Shenzhen Community Government at the Home for International Friends on the PKUSZ campus. Twenty international students had the wonderful … More Dumplings Warm Students Up on Dongzhi Festival

A Feast for Eyes, Ears, and Stomach at 11th Annual PKUSZ Thanksgiving

On Friday, November 29, a very special 11th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration was held at Shang Shufang in the PHBS Building for members of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ). Every year, faculty, staff and students meet up for this brilliant night. The event was graciously supported by multiple divisions of the university, including the Chancellor’s … More A Feast for Eyes, Ears, and Stomach at 11th Annual PKUSZ Thanksgiving

International Students Attend Inaugural Internship Fair in Shenzhen

On Saturday, 16 November, 2019, over 50 smartly dressed international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School eagerly filled a bus destined for the First Overseas Students Internship Fair. The event is an initiative launched by the Nanshan Yuehai Sub-district Government Office, along with the Shenzhen Nanshan Southwind Social Work Service Center. It serves to … More International Students Attend Inaugural Internship Fair in Shenzhen

Survive a Spooky Halloween Night at Happy Valley Shenzhen!

Even in China, you are not safe from the lurking ghosts and macabre sights of Halloween. In fact, like many things here, Halloween can be taken to the next level: no sweets and no little ones dressed as cute Disney icons. Instead, the costumes are more extreme and behind every corner could be someone…or something…waiting … More Survive a Spooky Halloween Night at Happy Valley Shenzhen!

Students Debate China’s ‘996’ Overtime Work Culture

“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

Int’l Students Discover More of Nanshan, Shenzhen’s Tech and Culture Hub

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