In an epic“10-Day Walk-Off Challenge”, scholars from both Yenching Academy of Peking University and Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University, participated in a charity competition with the office staff of Yenching Academy, and successfully fundraised a total of 4000 RMB towards helping the Yensu Impact Advisors (a student service organization) support the Dandelion Middle School, a school for migrant children located Beijing. During the 10 day challenge, scholars were paired off with an office staff member to see who could obtain a higher step count, as recorded by an app. For the person with
08 November 2018
On Friday afternoon of October 26th, Yenching Scholars visited a teahouse (绿山九茶城) in Chaoyang district of Beijing to participate in a tea-making workshop. As part of YCA's Culture Salon series, scholars had the chance to learn about and enjoy China's tea-making culture.
30 October 2018
The first YCA Alumni Career Mentorship event kicked off this Friday the 26th of October. The event was held in Jingyuan 4, where scholars across all cohorts had the opportunity to meet, share experiences, and mingle with each other during the course of the evening.
29 October 2018
On September 24, 2018, Yenching Scholars of the 3rd and 4th cohorts gathered in the Second Gymnasium to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Hailing from many different countries, students gathered together and for many, it was their first time celebrating the special holiday. Hosted by Jake Hamel and Sun Anli, the evening program included a variety of performances, which showcased the diverse talents of the student performers.
26 September 2018
On the morning of September 14, 2018, the 4th Annual Opening Ceremony of Yenching Academy commenced at Peking University’s Qiulin auditorium to welcome the newest scholars of 2018 cohort and kickoff the beginning of the new academic year.
17 September 2018
The Yenching Academy of Peking University celebrated the graduation of its second cohort with a ceremony on July 6.
10 July 2018
Welcome to the Yenching Academy, 2018 cohort!
10 July 2018
On 2 June 2018, two 2017 Yenching Scholars, Nazerke Aibar and Odil Gafarov have respectively acted as an organizer and the Secretary-General of the first Model Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Youth Conference for students and young professionals at the SCO headquarters in Beijing.
18 June 2018
On the 25th of May, 2018, the students in the “Archaeology of Cultural Exchanges between China and the West” class started out on their own archaeological adventure to the West; a visit to Dunhuang (敦煌).
22 June 2018
On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018, Yenching Academy of Peking University held an End of Year Celebration for 2017 Cohort.
21 June 2018
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