- October 14, 2000
An official agreement is signed between the Shenzhen Municipal Government and Tsinghua University for jointly establishing the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University.
- December 21, 2000
Provost of Tsinghua University, Professor WU Minsheng, is appointed as the Dean.
- April 23, 2001
The Ministry of Education issues the official approval to set up the Graduate School.
- June 8, 2001
Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, is inaugurated.
- November 8, 2001
Vice Premier LI Lanqing visits the Graduate School and directs the Graduate School to carry out innovations in higher education and strengthen collaborations with top universities around the world.
- December 21, 2001
Council of the Graduate School assembles for the first meeting.
- October 22, 2001
The Communist Party Branch is established.
- November 5, 2002
Professor GUAN Zhicheng, Vice Chairman of the University Council, is appointed as the Dean.
- December 29, 2002
Engineering Division, Information Science and Technology Division, Logistics and Management Division, and Science and Liberal Arts Division are established.
- April 11, 2003
Mr. HU Jintao, General Secretary of the Communist Party, visits the Graduate School and Research Institute of Tsinghua University at Shenzhen.
- March 17, 2004
Life Science Division is established.
- April 28, 2004
Tsinghua University appoints the administration for the second term, with GUAN Zhicheng as the Dean, and LIU Wenhuang, LIN Xiaokang, and MA Hui as the Associate Deans.
- September 6, 2004
Graduate School establishes the 'Guangdong Province Key Laboratory of Chemical Biology', which is only the second such key laboratory in Shenzhen.
- September 15, 2004
Communist Party General Branch of the Graduate School is established.
- April 6, 2005
State Councillor CHEN Zhili visits the Graduate School.
- July 15, 2005
Mr. LI Guixian, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), visits the Graduate School.
- June 22, 2006
Professor HUANG Laiqiang and his collaborators from Shenzhen Landscape Architecture Group have an article published in Nature 'Pollination: Self-fertilization strategy in an orchid'.
- October 13, 2006
Graduate schools in the University Town of Shenzhen and the Shenzhen Municipal government jointly announce the plan to establish state-level key laboratories.
- November 14, 2006
The Communist Party Committee of Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University is established.
- June 2, 2008
The Mayor XU Zongheng visits the University Town giving full recognition to the University Town's progress and promising his full support.