Calling All Class of 2024 Graduates from China! Share Your Story and Celebrate Your Resilience!

The UChicago Center in Beijing Celebrates the Class of 2024!


Dear UChicago Community,


The Class of 2024 has faced unprecedented challenges during their academic journey, especially those from China.  As they prepared to embark on their UChicago experience, the global pandemic forced a shift to online learning, creating a unique and demanding academic environment.

We at the UChicago Center in Beijing are incredibly proud of the resilience and perseverance demonstrated by our Class of 2024 graduates. We witnessed firsthand how they navigated the complexities of online learning, adapted to unforeseen circumstances, and remained dedicated to their academic pursuits.


We Want to Hear Your Story!

To celebrate this remarkable group of graduates and highlight the support provided by the UChicago Center in Beijing, we are calling for submissions from graduating students and their families.


Share your story and tell us about:

  • The challenges you faced during the pandemic
  • How the UChicago Center in Beijing supported you during this time
  • How you overcame obstacles and continued your academic journey
  • Your proudest moments of achievement



To show our appreciation for your participation, we are offering exciting prizes:

  • 1st Place: CNY 1000
  • 2nd Place (2 winners): CNY 500 each

Submission Deadline: May 17th, 2024


How to Submit:

Please send your submission to Tianyu Li at with the subject line: My Story-Class of 2024 no later than midnight of May 17th, 2024, CDT.


Together, let's celebrate the incredible accomplishment of the Class of 2024!

We look forward to reading your inspiring stories.




The UChicago Center in Beijing