Student Activities Column

Culture & Social


1. “Spring and Autumn”—History Studying Association

Founded in 1984, “Spring and Autumn” History Studying Association, relying on the rich academic resources of Beijing Normal University which is abundant with famous professors and masters, inherits fine traditions of being pragmatic, seeking truth and progressing through innovation. Under the principle of serving students with academic activities, it extends its objects to both majors in School of History and students and teachers from the whole university. Closely combines with historic knowledge, the association devotes major efforts to holding various activities in forms loved by students and hence it can leads them to get close to history, know more about history, feel history and blend into history.

2. “Southern Mountain” Poets Society

“Southern Mountain” Poets Society was founded under the guidance of associate professor, Sun Yongzhong from Fu Jen Catholic University. It’s a sister society with “Eastern Fence” Poets Society of Fu Jen Catholic University which enjoys a history of almost ten years. On the 2nd of April, 2007, Sun Yongzhong went to Beijing again with “Eastern Fence” Poets Society members and founded “Southern Mountain” Poets Society. Moreover, he enthusiastically guided the society in person. On July 22 of the same year, “Southern Mountain” Poets Society had its debut and gained huge success.

3. Martial Arts Chivalry Society

The society blends splendid Chinese martial arts culture into our campus life. It enables those modern people estranged by indifference to some extent to know others, make friends and trust others without regret. Meanwhile, the society tries to purify those who have lost their life principles in the material-driven society with bustling chaos and learn the chivalry spirit of “Pursuing a righteous course even in the face of death; rejecting any immoral deeds even in the threat of death.”

4. Campus Fashion Show

Campus Fashion Show is a large-scale activity on campus annually held by school’s Students’ Union. This year the show was held in Qiu Jiduan Stadium on the 25th of April.

5. Campus Aerobics Association

Campus Aerobics Competition is a large-scale event on campus held by school’s Art Troupe. Campus Aerobics Association also gave impressive performance in the competition.

6. Campus Singer Competition

Campus Singer Competition annually offers a great platform for students interested in singing to reveal their talents.

7. Beijing University Students Movie Festival

Beijing University Students Movie Festival is a large-scale cultural event co-hosted by many organizations, including School of Arts and Communication in Beijing Normal University, China Movie Channel Programming Center, China Film Archive, Beijing TV Station Film & TV Department, China Film News, Beijing Movie Company, Beijing Xinyinglian Cinema Circuit Co., Ltd, CFF (China Film Foundation), Beijing Students’ Federation.


Social Activities

1. Career Planning and Development Association

To meet the pressing demand of university graduates employment reform against the background of socialist market economy, Career Planning and Development Association of Beijing Normal University was officially founded in Sep, 2004. Subordinate to Career Guide Center of Beijing Normal University, the association is has professional teachers from the center to conduct guidance on the activities.

2. Students’ Association for International Network of Beijing Normal University (SAIN for short)

SAIN is the first students’ association fully dedicated to foreign exchange programs. It provides a many-faceted platform for students to conduct international communication and broaden their vision.

3. “Future Educator” Association

Founded on May 4, 2010, this association aims to improve the teaching skill of those students both under the teacher-training program and willing to become a teacher in the future. The association collects various policies and news for teachers and students and organizes lectures given by famous professors.


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