Category: Tsinghua University

THE SUMMER DAYS ARE GONE…

Most summer days in Beijing I’d tread to work early in the mornings then come home to meet friends to enjoy the freshly polluted air, the sweet bites of bugs, and juice from the watermelon. All of which are gone now that the temperatures have sunk below 10 degrees Celsius. The thrills of meeting new ...

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Toppling the “Great Firewall” of China

  Tech and phones in China, how to overcome the “Great Firewall” of China China relies on smartphones and mobile devices as if their life depends on it. Many people’s lives depend on mobile devices, and the Chinese are no exception. But what applications should you download in advance? And will my mobile phone work ...

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Ending co-op in Beijing. Starting university in Beijing.

I’m home. Were the first words I whispered while bumbling down the plane runway. I returned to Beijing on a new student X2 visa, luggage packed with winter clothes, and a heart longing for the brisk Beijing air. I entered the gates of Tsinghua University for the first time on Wednesday the 12th of September, ...