Campus Life | Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University Students Campaigned for Gender Equality

Larissa PaschynLarissa Paschyn
May 4, 2015
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Tsinghua University students campaigned for gender equality on April 12 to launch UN-backed solidarity campaign HeForShe in China.

He for She Campaign

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Tsinghua University School of Journalism and Communication

Larissa PaschynLarissa Paschyn
May 4, 2015
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The School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University was founded in April 2002. TSJC aims to give students world-class journalism and communication education guided by advanced educational concepts and international standards. Every year, hundreds of graduates take top-level journalism and communication jobs in and outside China. Students at TSJC are offered abundant opportunities to not only sharpen their professional skills, but also develop “social responsibility”crucial for their future success.

School of Journalism and Communication

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Event | News | Travel

Solar Impulse in China

Baudin PierreBaudin Pierre
May 3, 2015
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Credit: en.prothom-alo.com

The fuel-free aeroplane Solar impulse was in China this month. This great project aims at demonstrating the feasibility of a solar-powered airplane and to capture public interest and imagination to support the project to move ahead in the future. This month, it was China’s turn!

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Event | Sports

Boxing in China: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

SamSam Fowler
May 3, 2015
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Whilst the world waited eagerly in anticipation for the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao boxing match, many in China were none the wiser.

Boxing in China Pacquiao Mayweather

Mayweather came out on top

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History | News

China and her difficult relationship with its neighbors

Baudin PierreBaudin Pierre
May 3, 2015
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Credit: cdn.thechinatimes.com

Every month, we hear about China and its neighbors. Whether it is Tibet, Vietnam, Japan, Korean and recently the Philippines, China is trying to get its place in the region surrounding its territory. Very recently, you probably heard of the construction of artificial island in the South China Sea.

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Admissions Processes | Grants | Scholarships

Confucius Institute Scholarship Application 2015

SamSam Fowler
May 2, 2015
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The deadline for this years Confucius Institute Scholarship (孔子学院奖学金) is fast approaching. The 10th of May 2015 is the last day on which applications will be accepted for those hoping to obtain financial assistance to study Chinese language in China. Whilst it will require some urgency, there is still time to submit your application before it’s too late.

Confucius Institute Scholarship Application 2015

Confucius Institute Scholarship Application 2015

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Advice and Tips | Event | Xiamen University

China’s Labour Day Holiday: 1st May

SamSam Fowler
May 1, 2015
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China has many public holidays, and the Labour Day vacation that falls on the 1st of May (known simply as 5.1 五一 ) and lasts for 3 days is up there with the most important. Whilst it doesn’t quite compare to the Chinese New Year festival, the Labour Day holiday is used by many as a chance to travel.

China Labour Day holiday May 1st

Typical scenes in China during the May Labour Day

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Campus Life | Harbin Institute of Technology | International Students | Leisure

Fast and Furious 7 at HEU

Rami OthmanOthman Rami
April 30, 2015
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Fast and Furious 7

Fast and Furious 7

HEU Celebrated the International Labour Day few days earlier than usual by offering foreign students free tickets of the famous box-office hit (Fast and furious 7), students’ family members or companions have had  the opportunity to watch the movie also; with a special offer of 20 Yuan for one ticket, which was cheaper  and more convenient than going for city’s theaters, as  the student watched the movie in the university’s 3D theater, located at the activity center of the university  which is very close to foreign students dormitory.

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Campus Life | Xiamen University

Xiamen University Coffee Shop and Cafe Guide

SamSam Fowler
April 30, 2015
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There are many coffee shops both in and around Xiamen University. Whilst many offer reasonably priced, average quality drinks, there are a few hidden gems amongst them. With this guide, you’ll be able to find the perfect café to either relax, study or socialise in.

Xiamen University Coffee Shop and Cafe Guide

Coffee shops are very popular in Xiamen

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Travel

The Budget Friendly Tourist Spots: Part 2

Sreerag PrasadSreerag Prasad
April 29, 2015
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A scene from Lanzhou

A scene from Lanzhou

6. Lanzhou

In Lanzhou, prices are not high at all. Travelers can get a bowl of Lanzhou noodles for only 10 Yuan. Lanzhou is rich in natural beauty and tourist attractions. The Baili Huanghe Scenic Area gives the city a unique beauty and the nearby Dunhuang Caves are a must see for many travel enthusiasts.

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