Author Archives: Adam Tyndall

CBYA Oxford Tea tasting

On 1st June CBYA Oxford hosted a tea tasting with anthropologist Kunbing Xiao. Kunbing outlined the history of tea in China whilst serving samples of white tea, Lapsang Souchong, Da Hong Pao, and Xin Tou Rou. We were also joined …

CBYA Beijing Welcome Event

Last night, CBYA Beijing ushered in a new semester with a welcome dinner for fresh arrivals to Beijing at a Xinjiang restaurant at BLCU. Stuart Brown from the British Embassy (FCO) gave an illuminating speech about his experiences in China, …

Gung Ho Pizza

On May 7, CBYA invited Rich Akers of Gung Ho Pizza, formerly of Wudaokou’s Lush and Pyro, to give a talk on entrepreneurship in China. He gave an entertaining, fascinating insight into both the Gung-Ho Pizza business model and the …

Consulate Speaker event

On April 24 Stuart Brown and David Giles were kind enough to come and give CBYA members a talk on the UK Foreign Office and Consular Services. Stuart shared his experiences of the political side of China-Britain relations, and David …