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!
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
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
“I’m going to tell you everything that happened here!” Mahesh Reddy, economics student at Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) was beaming as he sat down—and for a good reason. The day before, Mahesh had turned in the thesis draft he had been working on relentlessly all summer. Still in a state of blissful shock, … More International Student Profile: Mahesh Reddy
On May 18th at 7pm, international students gathered in H-214 to learn about the traditional art of Chinese calligraphy. This event is held each semester by the Campus Advisor program to provide both full-time and exchange students an opportunity to try their hand at brush calligraphy. This wonderful cultural experience is prepared and sponsored by … More CA Event: Thursday Night Calligraphy Crash Course
Before coming to study law at PKU School of Transnational Law, Hannah Getachew lived in England, Canada, France, Kenya, and Beijing among several other places–so needless to say she’s quite used to living ‘abroad.’ … More Student Profile: Hannah Getachew