Capture the beauty of Shenzhen for your WeChat moments and Instagram feed. The conventional idea about Shenzhen is that it is a new city built from almost nothing in just a few decades. On one hand, this is true: One can’t expect to find dynastic sights hundreds of years old. On the other hand, this … More Most Picturesque Places in Shenzhen
Catch up on the brief history of China’s economic powerhouse and “Most Livable City”. It seems that the celebrations of the 40th anniversary have been going around for a while now. Indeed, there are several reasons for the ongoing celebration in Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta Region. To clear it up, let’s get our … More Shenzhen’s 40th Birthday!
Stunning photos of downtown and a dim sum feast, PKU Shenzhen Campus Advisors (CAs) planned the perfect Shenzhen night for international students. Whether you are visitor or busy student you may only have a few nights to truly appreciate Shenzhen. Looking for the best way to experience the city and maybe just have one night? … More Dim Sum Dinner and Shenzhen Talent Park
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
On March 14, PKU Shenzhen hosted its first meeting of Toastmasters International, a non-profit organization that promotes public speaking and leadership skills for its members. Leaders from the organization are hoping to create a new club for University Town Shenzhen. The organization spans the globe, with a network of 57,000 members in more than 16,600 … More UTSZ Welcomes Toastmasters
As part of International Women’s Day, Le Wagon Shenzhen Coding School invited two female guests working in the tech industry to speak. The guests, Katie Chen and Z Yuhan, specialize in understanding how users interact with tech products (hardware) and tech services (software). Le Wagon Shenzhen was co-founded by Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) … More Ladies in UX: Le Wagon Event hosted by Co-founder and PHBS alumni
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
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!
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
Dim Sum, known in Mandarin Chinese as 点心 [Dian Xin], is a common Chinese brunch dining experience usually for large gatherings of friends and family on the weekend. It might be the time to unwind and relax, but don’t go expecting a quiet Sunday vibe. Part of the fun is the moving parts and flowing … More Restaurant Review: Dim Sum at Dian Xin Hui
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
While most Shenzhen residents were celebrating Spring Festival back in their hometowns, fresh faces from across the globe reached the quiet city to begin their semester of study at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School on Thursday, February 14. Many of the new exchange students were amazed by the blue skies and pleasant sunshine as they … More The New Year Brings New Group of Exchange Students