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STL Welcomes New Students from China and Abroad

Peking University School of Transnational Law (“STL”) began the 2018-2019 academic year welcoming new students from throughout China and around the world. The new class includes 124 students in Common Law J.D. and China Law J.M. dual degree program, along with 11 LL.M. and several exchange students from different countries, including Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and others. Total new students number hits the record of STL’s history.

Orientation started on August 12 to welcome new students and lasted for three days.  Events included opening ceremony; introductions to STL’s academic rules and policies, student services and career resources, Legal English Center; a library tour; discussion panels with upper-lever students, faculty and alumni.  New students also attended a lecture on Professionalism and a class on how to read and analyze a judicial opinion that included a case briefing exercise.

On August 30-31, the Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (“PKUSZ”) will host its campus-wide orientation for new graduate students.  PKUSZ is home to eight elite graduate schools: the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering; the School of Chemical Biology and Biotechnology; the School of Environment and Energy; the School of Urban Planning and Design; the School of Advanced Materials; the HSBC Business School; the School of Humanities and Social Sciences; and the School of Transnational Law.