Learning a foreign language can be an arduous journey, but it all starts from the first step. For many international students in PKUSZ, their first steps in learning Chinese are already behind them, but they could never be forgotten. We set out to hear international student recall their first attempts at Chinese. For those just … More The First Steps in Learning Chinese
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
How many times have you missed your hometown? How many times have you dreamt about your home state? How many times have you desired to have a taste of your own special local food? All of us might have dreamt of exploring the world and becoming an adventurer when we were children. Unfortunately, we grow up fast … More A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party
On December 12, Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) students attended the first “Developing Your Career in China” event organized by the International Student Union (ISU). Students had the opportunity to hear from General Secretary of the Chile Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Alejandra Jara. The organization promotes friendship, investment, and trade between Chile … More Alejandra Jara Speaks at PHBS on “Developing Your Career in China”
On Wednesday, 04 December, a group of 20 international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School visited AAC Technologies (瑞声科技) at their headquarters in Shenzhen. The students were from the Finance, Management, and Economics MA programs at Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), or exchange students. They were welcomed by AAC Technologies Chief Strategy Officer, … More Visit to AAC Technologies Produces Opportunities for International Students
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
The International Student Union (ISU) hosted its first Language Exchange Buddy Program of the 2019 – 2020 school year on Monday, October 14 to promote both cultural exchange and language learning for domestic and international students. Over 50 full-time and exchange students from Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Harbin Institute of Technology attended the event, … More Language Exchange Buddy Program at PKUSZ
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?
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!
“Sharing a hotpot can eliminate all the frustrations of life. If it does not succeed, try again with another hotpot,” is a popular saying in China. An authentic Chinese hotpot is always a good choice when going out with friends during a weekend. To me, it is one of the most social of culinary treats, … More Exploring Local Food: Chaoshan Beef Hotpot in Shenzhen
We interviewed our international students a month after they started their studies at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. As the new academic year gradually unfolds, we are joined by new friends from around the globe. Our aspiring graduates come to Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, for their academic pursuits, their love for Chinese culture, their … More Getting to Know PK (YO)U!
Much to do, see, and take home in the oil-painting hub of the world. Beijing has the 798. New York City has Chelsea. But did you know Shenzhen also has a world-famous art destination? On Sunday, 15 September, international students from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) visited Dafen Oil Painting Village in the northern … More Bringing Back More Than A Colorful Memory from Dafen, Shenzhen’s Art Village