STL Welcomes New Students

Peking University School of  Transnational Law (STL) began the 2015-16 academic year welcoming 90 new students, including 84 J.D. and J.M. students, two LL.M. students (from Panama and South Africa) and four exchange students (from Finland,  Germany, Hungary, and the United States). Classes began on August 20.

Dean Philip McConnaughay officially  welcomed students to STL during orientation on August 17-19. “Your  time at STL will provide you with a deep understanding of the law of  China, America, and the EU, and with the superior analytical and advocacy  skills essential to cross-cultural and transnational exchange. This  is why STL graduates are in such high demand by China’s and the world’s  leading law firms, government agencies, NGOs and companies.  This  also is why STL graduates are tomorrow’s leaders,” said Dean McConnaughay  in his welcome to new students.

The orientation program included  discussions with current STL students and faculty about student life  at STL and how to succeed in STL’s cutting edge and academically rigorous  English-language J.D. and China law curriculums.

On August 27, the Peking University  Shenzhen Graduate Campus held its opening ceremony, which underscored  the campus’s commitment to globalization and international standards  of education.

Huawei Technology Co., Ltd. Holds On-Campus Recruitment

On Sep. 11th 2014, Huawei Technology Co., Ltd. came to our school and held campus recruitment for the “Join Huawei, and Pursue a Brilliant Future” recruitment campaign. The Director of Development and Career Services of Peking University School of Transnational Law Zhang Chenli and Assistant Director Liu Nan led students attending this campus recruitment.

During the recruitment process, the Director of Trade Compliance, legal department of Huawei Technology Co., Ltd. Yang Ce gave an introduction of Huawei, including the main business, salary and welfare, training system, and other important aspects of Huawei. Then STL alum Chen Chi, who is the graduate of class of 2013, shared her experience working at Huawei. Later, the Director of Human Resources, legal department of Huawei Technology Co., Ltd. Xiao Guangsheng talked about the advantages of joining Huawei from a nonlegal angle.

Afterwards, students began their 30 minutes’ written examination, and the students who pass the written examination will have their receive interviews to take place on Sep. 13th 2014.

1L Students Attend First Classwide Meeting

On 4th Sep. 2014, all level 1 new students of Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) attended the first classwide-meeting at the Moot Court.

Head teacher Yang Rui divided all class members into 10 groups and allocated 10 “group parents” to each group. Upper class “group parents” including Jiang Jingzhu, Pei Yiliang, Xia Zhiyi, Zhu Jiefang, Li Mengshi, Li Xiliang, Zhao Li, Liu Yi, Wang Teng, and Liu Jian. They are in charge of answering students’ questions about studying at STL as well as offering help about their campus lives.

STL Welcomes New Students from Across China and Around the World

Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) began the 2016-17 academic year welcoming 99 new students, including 90 J.D. and J.M. students, four LL.M. students (from Malaysia, Pakistan, Peru and Ethiopia) and five exchange students (from Germany, The Netherlands, Brazil, and the United States). The new J.D./J.M. class includes students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the United States and Canada.

Dean Philip McConnaughay officially welcomed students to STL during orientation on August 14-16. “Your time at STL will provide you with a deep understanding of the law of China, America, and the EU, and with the superior analytical and advocacy skills essential to cross-cultural and transnational exchange. This is why STL graduates are in such high demand by China’s and the world’s leading law firms, government agencies, NGOs and companies. This also is why STL graduates are tomorrow’s leaders,” said Dean McConnaughay in his welcome to new students.

The orientation program included discussions with faculty and upper-level students about academic and student life at STL and how to succeed in STL’s cutting edge and academically rigorous English-language J.D. and China law curriculums. Students also participated in small group case briefing exercises designed to help them analyze a judicial opinion, which is essential for success in STL’s interactive case study method of teaching.

On August 25 and 26, the Peking University Shenzhen Graduate Campus (PKUSZ) will hold its opening ceremony for all new graduate students. This year’s program will focus on team-building and leadership development, as well as on the campus’s efforts to deepen multidisciplinary relationships among the eight schools on PKU’s Shenzhen Graduate Campus:  School of Electronic and Computer Engineering, School of Chemical Biology and Biotechnology, School of Environment and Energy, School of Urban Planning and Design, School of Advanced Materials, HSBS Business School, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Transnational Law. 

STL Welcomes 95 New Students

Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) welcomed 95 new students this past weekend. Classes will begin on Thursday, but STL held several activities to help new students adapt to the cross cultural study environment.

My Case Against Apple Inc.: Public Lecture by Mr. Xie Xianghui

IMG_9213On May 28, 2014, Mr. Xie Xianghui, partner at Grandall Law Firm, gave a public lecture on the case Proview v. Apple (2012), in which he served as counsel for Proview and won a settlement of 60 million from the iPad name dispute. This is also the first lecture of Legal Practice Lecture Series held by Intellectual Property Association (IPA) and Real Estate Club (REC).

LL.M. Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

STL’s LL.M. (Master of Laws) program is accepting applications until March 31, 2016.  This program is unique in China and unique in the world.  It combines courses in transnational law, Western and Chinese law and legal traditions, complex transnational business transactions, and dispute resolution. Studying in Shenzhen, with its close proximity to Hong Kong, offers students the opportunity to study in the world’s fastest growing transnational economy and in the only metropolitan area that brings together the world’s great legal systems.

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