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TBC’s 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Gala

The Beijing Center - November 26, 2018

Living with Americans

The Beijing Center - October 18, 2018

Spring Break: TBC Style

The Beijing Center - April 11, 2017

WELCOME TO THE TBC’ERS OF FALL 2016!

The Beijing Center - October 11, 2016

Aventura en la Ruta de la Seda

October 8, 2018 By Paula Andrea G.M., Javeriana Bogota, TBC Fall 2018 Student Este semestre tuve la oportunidad de viajar por una parte de la gran Ruta de la Seda, viaje incluido en mi intercambio a China con The Beijing Center.  Durante los siglos XIII y XIV DC, esta ruta fue la principal de comercio entre…

你好北京! (HELLO, BEIJING!)

September 3, 2018 – originally posted on http://blogs.luc.edu/goglobal/country/china/你好北京-hello-beijing/ By Justine N., Loyola University Chicago, TBC Fall 2018 Student Hello, everyone! Welcome to my blog! For the fall semester of 2018, I am participating as a student in the Beijing Center (TBC), a study abroad program based in Beijing’s University of International Business and Economics, or UIBE…

Dear Mom, I’m Still Alive

September 2, 2018 – Originally posted on https://dearmomiamstillalive.blogspot.com/2018/09/silk-road-trip-part-1.html By Jackson G, Saint Louis University, TBC Fall 2018 SILK ROAD TRIP, PART 1 Dear Mom, I’m still alive, and I’ve been in China for more than three weeks! Sorry I haven’t been posting, but I’ve been very busy – for the past two weeks, I’ve been traveling with…

Being Chinese American in China

Beijing Chinese American in China For many of our students, being in China means viewing Chinese culture as a guest and an outsider, but for Chinese Americans, being in China can be a completely different experience. Being able to pass as Chinese lends them a different lens to view China through and in the meantime,…

Student Interview: Loren Carillo

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Loren Carillo, I am from Gonzaga University. My major is Political Science, and my minors are Sociology and Economics and my interest is Journalism and Multimedia. So right now, I’m working on graphic designing, photography, and videography while working at Project Pengyou here in Beijing.   What…

Student Interview: What it’s Like to Compete on Chinese National Television

Student Interviews: Christina Conroy, Loyola University Chicago, TBC Summer 2018 Transcription of an interview with TBC student, Christina Conroy Can you briefly introduce yourself? I’m Christina Conroy, from Loyola University Chicago. This year I’m going to be a senior and I’m studying Chemistry.   What made you interested in coming to China over the summer?…

Student Interviews: Liam Woodland

Student Interviews: Liam Woodland, Gonzaga University, TBC Fall 2017 and Summer 2018 Transcription of an interview with TBC student, Liam Woodland   Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Liam Woodland, I go to school at Gonzaga University, I’m from Greenwich Connecticut and I am studying Economics and Asian Studies. What sparked your interest…

How to Use Your Phone as a Subway Card

How to Use Your Phone as a Subway Card by Lenny Chen, TBC Chinese Roommate & Marketing Communications Intern Conveying an average of over 12 million passengers on a daily basis, the subway system of Beijing is quite literally the veins of the city. Recently, to make the use of the subway system more convenient…

List of Most Useful Apps in China

List of Most Useful Apps in China by Lenny Chen, TBC Chinese Roommate & Marketing Communications Intern It is often said that all you need to live your life in China is your phone – it provides so many features that indeed it can be the only thing you need besides your keys when you…