Past Event

GSAS Students and Alumni Gathering in Beijing and Shanghai

March 20, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Beijing and Shanghai



Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM (Beijing)

📍 Beijing: Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, No. 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing

📍 Shanghai: WeWork Huaihai Nanfenghui, 5th floor, 188 Huaihai Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai


Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) and Columbia Global Centers|Beijing invite GSAS students and alumni to gather in Beijing and Shanghai for the 2021 Columbia GSAS offline party.

Carlos J. Alonso, Dean of GSAS; Shelley A. Saltzman, Senior Lecturer and Associate Director for University Partnerships, Columbia University, and specialist in English for Specific Purposes and Advanced Academic Writing; and Jiayi Chen (‘06MA, Statistics) will join the event by video. They will introduce alumni of the Graduate School, who will share how you can expand your interests, pursue academics, and effectively leverage the resources of Columbia University and New York City.



2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Registration

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Welcome messages and remarks from Dean Carlos J. Alonso, Shelley Saltzman, and Jiayi Chen

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • GSAS graduates share their experiences with campus life, academia, and the professional world.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Informal discussion and mingling.


  • The event opens only to Columbia GSAS students and alumni.
  • Refreshments will be served.
  • Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time.
  • If you have any questions, please email [email protected]