Undergraduate Zhang Wanyu from class of 2012 of PKULS won 2015 Rhodes Scholarships
Zhang Wanyu is an excellent student comprehensively developed with strong ability of study and independent thinking. From the day she entered PKU, she won a bunch of scholarships, includes PKU freshman scholarship, national scholarship, uniqlo scholarship and so on. She also participates a lot of social activities, showing her excellent ability of teamwork and innovation. Teachers and students all give her extremely high appraisals. In Sep, 2014, Zhang Wanyu participated the exchange program between PKULS and Stanford Law School. In Feb, 2015, Zhang Wanyu as team member on behalf of PKULS participated 56th Jessup International law moot court competition, won the final 32 for PKULS and best debater for herself.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named for Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected non-British students to study at the University of Oxford. Describing itself as "perhaps the most prestigious scholarship" in the world, the award is widely considered to be one of the world's most prestigious scholarships. Established in 1902, it was the first large-scale program of international scholarships.
The honor that Zhang Wanyu won the Rhodes Scholarships showed outstanding image of PKU lawmen. PKULS will take the opportunity to improve teaching ability and talent training, cultivating more compound law talents.
Translated by: Wu Tong
Edited by: Deng Bowen