Announcements Archive

  • Winter Term Language Classes – Starts From 24 January 2022

    We offer a diverse programme of evening classes for the general public to enjoy learning Chinese. Our winter 2022 courses will start from week beginning 24 January and booking for these classes is now open. To optimise the learning experience a maximum capacity has been set per group – so space is very limited!  Remote Learning: ...
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  • Online HSK (Home Edition) Exams 11 December, 2021

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is offering interested candidates new opportunities to take the HSK Chinese language proficiency exams online at home. The Online HSK (Home Edition) Exams will take place on Saturday 11 Dec, 2021. If you are interested in sitting this exam, please read the following instructions carefully and register for the exam ...
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  • Asian Studies Seminar 24. Nov.2021, 5-6.30pm

    Speaker: Hsuan Hsu (Professor of English, University of California, Davis) Title: Atmo-Orientalism and Olfactory Aesthetics Chair/Discussant: Xuelei Huang, University of Edinburgh Date and Time: Wednesday, 24 Nov. 5 – 6:30 pm (GMT) Register HERE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Abstract:  This talk will consider the long history of “atmo-orientalism,” a mode of racial thinking ...
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  • Chinese Brush Painting – Landscape – Starts from 18.Nov

    Key Information: Course: Chinese Brush Painting – Landscape (Daytime) Date & Time:  Thursdays 18th November – 16th December, 10.00 – 11.30 am Online teaching time: 7.5 hour Homework: There will be additional homework after each session and the tutor will also provide individual email feedback, including technical support to deal with relevant queries. Student level: This course is suitable for ...
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  • HSK 2 Revision and Practice Starting 02 November 2021

    Course Summary HSK 2 Revision and Practice is to support those learners who are preparing for the HSK 2 test. Learners will have a total of 12.5 direct contact hours over the period of 5 weeks. This course is composed of three parts – mock tests, revision and practice. In this course, learners will have the ...
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  • HSK 3 Revision and Practice Starting 04 November 2021

    Course Summary HSK 3 Revision and Practice is to support those learners who are preparing for the HSK 3 test. Learners will have a total of 12.5 direct contact hours over the period of five weeks. This course is composed of three parts – mock tests, revision and practice. In this course, learners will have the ...
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  • Private Classes

    While our popular language classes are ideal for those who can commit to a regular programme of learning, we also offer private classes in the workplace or in the Institute, tailored to meet individual learner’s specific needs. ACROSS THE SECTORS The Institute has provided language classes and cultural briefings for clients in a range of business sectors ...
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  • Language Research Project – Call For Participants

    On behalf of Brittany Blankinship, PhD researcher, University of Edinburgh We are a team of researchers looking at the effects of language learning on cognitive functions. As you’ll be learning a language, we’d like to invite you to participate in this research! We would also be happy to send you information about the results of the ...
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