Announcements Archive

  • Chinese Language Lunchbox Sessions 2016 Wed & Thurs

    Chinese Language Lunchbox (汉语盒饭) is a free, lunch-time language programme which has been specially designed to introduce simple and useful Chinese words and phrases along with some cultural understanding for non-Chinese speakers for the University community. This semester the Lunchbox Sessions will cover five topics one on each of five different dates. You can book a ... Read more
  • Deciphering Chinese Characters -short course

    Want to spend more time on Chinese characters learning? Or perhaps you are finding Chinese characters more challenging? We are offering a five week course from November which will develop your skills in character recognition. More information is below the timetable. CLass TO SUIT STUDENTS FROM… Day(s) Dates-all 2016 Time Full Price / Student Chinese Characters  Beginners Wednesday 9,16,23,30 Nov and 7 Dec 2016 6.00-8.00pm £50/£35 Character Class: Registration Form This ... Read more
  • Chinese Film Screening
    ‘The World’ – 24 March 2pm

    Join us if you can for the regular programme of Chinese Films on Friday.  All films screened have sub-titles.  Viewing is from 2pm in the Screening Room, Room G04 at No 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH  The next screening will be on Friday 24 March with ‘The World’ (Jia Zhangke, 2006) which scored ... Read more
  • Welcome to the expanded Confucius Campus

    Welcome to the expanded Confucius Campus On Monday 19th Sept the Institute celebrated its 10th Anniversary and the award of Model Institute status with the official opening of two additional buildings creating the first Confucius Campus in the world – download our campus map. The New Buildings Located only a few hundred metres from Abden House, home of ... Read more
  • Cabinet Secretary visits Confucius Campus

    Institute Director, Professor Natascha Gentz was delighted to welcome Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs to the Confucius Campus for a meeting attended also by Vice Principal Professor Charlie Jeffrey along with co-director Dr Jin Ri.   The opportunity to show her around the recently expanded facilities just three days after the campus’s ... Read more
  • Writer in Residence Agreement – Beijing Publishing Group

    A 15 strong delegation from Beijing Publishing Group visited the Confucius Institute for Scotland earlier this month to sign an agreement which will see upcoming and well known Chinese authors visit Edinburgh to spend a period of time as a Writer in Residence in the city of Edinburgh.The delegation visited the Institute after attending the ... Read more
  • Award Winning Chinese Choir
    Tues 4th Oct 7.30pm

    As part of the celebrations for our 10th Anniversary, our Institute is delighted to host an award-winning Student Choir from Nankai University on Tuesday 4th Oct 2016 at 7.30 in the lovely surroundings of Nicholson Square Methodist Church. Having performed at top concert venues around the world, the  choir will offer a diverse repertoire of Chinese ... Read more
  • Autumn Language Classes Sept-Dec 2016

    The autumn programme of Chinese language classes for students of all levels will start from w/b 26 September.  On line booking is now available.  Please note that online booking closes on the day the class starts after which bookings can be made directly to the Confucius Institute – subject to places being available. Our students enjoy ... Read more