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Beijing and Tsinghua. Chen Zhou 15 June, 2010. Outline. Internet connection in Tsinghua Locations of interest Dorm and check in Initial schedule Activities Transportation Food Shopping Money Power Phone. Internet access. Download access software before departure

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Beijing and Tsinghua

Chen Zhou

15 June, 2010


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Outline

  • Internet connection in Tsinghua

  • Locations of interest

  • Dorm and check in

  • Initial schedule

  • Activities

  • Transportation

  • Food

  • Shopping

  • Money

  • Power

  • Phone


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Internet access

  • Download access software before departure

    • http://netsupport.tsinghua.edu.cn/

    • Click this symbol near left top corner

    • Click this symbol on the bottom

    • Click OK to download, a new icon will appear on your desktop

    • To log in, click the new icon on your desk top

    • Enter your user ID and password, check the box for “open log-in” (go outside Tsinghua network)…

  • To change your password, go to

    • https://usereg.tsinghua.edu.cn/

  • Students will be given 2 internet access cards. Be sure to log-off after use, or you will run out of your quota very quickly.


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Where is what in the city?

Yuan Ming Yuan

Summer Pallace

Bar District

W Train Stn

Embassy

District

Train Stn

Downtown


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If you go on your own

  • Take a taxi from airport, be sure to wait in the queue, or may get ripped off by a solicitor

  • Tell the driver for Tsinghua University Northeast gate or 清华大学紫荆东北门19楼 (building 19)

  • The cost is about 100 RMB

  • Insist to use the meter

  • There is a toll charge 10 RMB


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Dorms

Campus

East gate

IC 6

Yuan Ming Yuan, group tour on June 25

Market

Restaurants

Food court

West gate

Main gate

Market

Bike,…

Zhong Guan Cun

Electronics market

IE Dept

Classroom

Subway Station


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Market

Convenience, food, phone, …

Dorm Canteens

Qing Qing Pizza

Northern campus

Dorm mgt

Canteen

Northeast

Gate

IC #6

Classroom 6A 309


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Southern campus

IC #6

West gate

IE

computer

Markets

Main gate

South gate


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Alternative to buying a bike - lease

  • RMB 400 deposit

  • RMB 60/month, 100/year

  • Advantages

    • Deter stealing

    • Many locations for pickup/return (see map)

    • Clean up daily

  • Call 400… 3 days before turn


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IE building and computer room

  • 舜德楼 Shun De Lou room512, near IE office

  • IE contact: Nan Jie +86 10 6277 2989, address

    • 北京清华大学舜德楼北511工业工程系办公室 南婕 转 Name, 邮编 100084



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Dorm check in for GT students

  • Dorm management is in Zijing building 19, 1st floor (entrance is at the ground floor)

    • Passport, and 200 RMB deposit (refundable), can use credit card with a small fee

    • Your room will be in one of the buildings nearby


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Dorm check in for NUS Students

  • Those did not stay in the dorm regret last year!

  • You need to pay for your stay at check in

  • Dorm management is in Zijing building 19, 1st floor (entrance is at the ground floor)

  • Passport, deposit and room charges

  • Refund will be given to early check out



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Dorm

  • Single or double, AC

  • Mattress, sheets

  • Private or shared shower, toilet in double

  • Hot water 7-9 AM, 3-5 PM, 8PM-12AM

  • Ethernet socket

  • TV, only English channel CCTV 9 (17)

  • 201 phone (need a phone card to dial out, but can receive calls)

  • Electric kettle (do not cook in it), sink

  • Laundry: service available in building 18

  • Many floors has self-serve machines, you need to buy a transponder



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Thursday, 1 July

  • Air China

    • 9:30 – 3:30

  • Check in and dinner nearby

    • Do some IE: parallel processing

    • Try to get building numbers, and put the luggage in the correct lobbies


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Friday, 2 July

  • 8:30 Gather on sidewalk near building 22

  • Campus tour

  • 11:00 Zhao Lan Yuan, SIM card, and lunch

  • 13:00 Yuan Ming Yuan


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Sat 3 July Tian An Men Square and city center

  • No slippers, do not bring heavy bags or valuables

  • 8:30 at entrance of building 23

  • Walk to Wu Dao Kou 五道口 (5th railroad crossing) subway station (or you can be there at 9:00 AM)

  • Take subway line 13, then line 2, line 1 to Tianmen Dong

  • Visit Mao memorial, required for HTS 2602

  • Self organized tours.

    • Forebidden city, Renovated city center, Wangfu Jing, flee market


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Monday 5 July

  • Classes begin

    • 9 – 11

    • 2 - 4


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Sat - Sunday

  • Self organized activities

  • In the past, people organized tours to Great walls, etc.

  • You can also consider other places, temple of heaven, silk market 秀水街, etc.

  • Check out the travel agent

    • In Beijing (or Singapore), the use of travel agent often leads to savings

    • Ticket can run out, so plan your trip early


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Transportation

  • Taxi: stay in queue and use meters: 10 RMB start, and about 50 to city center

  • “Cabs” at the dorm are unofficial, fix price before you go

  • Subway: convenient and no traffic jam

  • Bus lines are many. It take studying

  • Bike


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Travel

  • Weekend to Great Wall: your group is large, it is possible to rent your own bus

  • Plan your out of town trips early, e.g.

    • Train ticket may not be available closer to departure date

    • In Shanghai tour, many go to Hanzhou and Suzhou, you may not find the ticket when you get there!

    • Visa extension or multiple entry


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Some culture suggestions

  • Cultural minutes, before 2nd part of PM class

  • Activities

    • Bowling

    • Basketball

    • Soccer (foot) ball

    • Ping pang after the class

    • Beijing Acrobat (Chao Yang theater)

  • Karaoke



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Other recreations

  • Tennis

  • Basketball

  • Swimming, 1.5 hour intervals, a small charge

  • Ping-Pong

  • Clubbing


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Food

  • Canteen at the dorm

  • Qing Qing Pizza in the basement of the canteen

  • Get cash cards, normally at drink stand, a 10% charge


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Better canteen at food square

  • Food square: a better liked canteen

  • Food court at the market


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Others

  • Qing Qing (similar to McDonald’s)

  • Qing Qing Pizza, basement of the dorm canteen


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Food

  • Restaurant between bldgs 20 & 21, 18 & 19

  • Campus restaurants near two of the dorm blgs

  • Many have food there often and liked it

  • Cost no more than GT cafeteria


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Nearby

  • Out of Main gate: Two Italians,

  • We could not find Indian, Mexican nearby last year (one Mexican moved away)


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Nearby

  • Wu Dao Kou: hot pot, Korean BBQ (several), Pizza hut, KFC,

  • Travel agent


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Farewell at Peking Duck near Tsinghua

  • Peking duck out of main gate where we had farewell receptions


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Shopping

  • Market near dorm: convenience store, phones, SIM card, …

  • Market in Zhao Lan Yuan, near classroom: fruit, miscellaneous,

  • Electronics and others from Main gate to Wu Dao Kou

  • Wal-Mart on Zhi Chun Lu, 15 min bike ride (1 stop from Wu Dao Kou) from Main gate (cheese, peanut butter, etc.)

  • Silk Market, Wang Fu Jing, Qianmen,

  • Chao Yang Embassy district


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Money

  • Exchange rate basically identical anywhere, and normally good, about 6.8 now

  • ATMs on campus or tourist locations in Beijing normally support one of the systems with logos on the right. Check on your ATM card

    • Zhao Lan Yuan, outside banks

  • Travelers cheques may have better exchange rate, but there is a fee


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220 Volts. Check your device before you plug it in since US uses 110 V

Power plug

Type A, similar shape that used in US with slightly smaller gap

If your plug has 2 prongs of the same size, there is no problem

If one is bigger, or you have 3 prong, you need a adapter. The simplest way is to buy a power strip with universal sockets, available in the market near dorm

Power in China


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Phone landlines uses 110 V

  • Beijing

    • Special prepaid card operated phone in dorm

    • Free for incoming calls

    • Get Beijing 201 card from newstand near canteen or along street

    • Broad band connection in dorm

  • Phone cards, available in many convenience stores

    • A little more expensive than US

    • You do not pay face value, 50% or more discount is common


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Cell phone in China uses 110 V

  • Mostly GSM although CDMA networks becomes available

  • You can get SIM cards

    • In market near dorm

    • Small general store in Zhao Lan Yuan

    • Post office on campus

    • Small electronics shops near main and south gate

  • The cost depends on

    • Number: 8s are good, 4s are bad.

    • Minutes included

    • How long has it been retired

    • You normally can pick from a list of numbers

    • I have seen from RMB 50 – 130 ($7 – $18), some has more air time than others.


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