Announcements Archive

  • Shanghai Summer Study Break

    Students of the Confucius Institute for Scotland who hold a degree or are in Higher Education are eligible to apply for a sponsored space on the Shanghai Summer School running from July 14-Aug 10 2014. The programme will deliver formal language and cultural sessions at the University of Shanghai with a wide range of cultural ... Read more
  • HSK Exam Diets 2014

    The first diet of HSK exams of 2014 organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland will be held on Saturday 15 March. All registered candidates have the opportunity to attend a preparatory workshop when staff will introduce the format of the exam, and answer any candidate questions. Information on the HSK workshop is sent directly to ... Read more
  • Volunteer Extras for The Tragedy of Coriolanus

    The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for performers to join the Beijing People`s Art Theatre as volunteer extras for their production of /The Tragedy of Coriolanus/ at the 2013 Edinburgh International Festival. If you are based in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas and fit the criteria below, please send a CV and recent photograph to ... Read more
  • Summer Courses 2013

    We are going to offer a range of Chinese courses in our summer semester this year. For complete beginners with little or no knowledge of Chinese language, we are offering a 5-week Intensive Chinese Beginners Course running on Mondays and Thursday from 8th July to 8th August. If you are interested in Chinese characters, you can join ... Read more
  • Character Course

    Join us for a 5-week Chinese character introductory course on Thursday evenings from 30 May to 27 June 2013. This course is designed for beginners with an interest in Chinese characters. The course will be taught in English. Content of Course The structure of Chinese characters Character components and radicals Rules of stroke order Phonetic and semantic components of Chinese ... Read more
  • Chinese Govt. Scholarships – Deadline 18 March

    The deadline for applications from full time students in the University of Edinburgh for Chinese Government Scholarship places for 2013-14 is Monday 18th March. The scholarship covers registration, tuition, comprehensive medical insurance and accommodation. Successful applicants will only have to pay their own airfares to China. This two stage process requires applicants completion and submission via an ... Read more
  • China Debate 21 March 2013

    Event Date: 21/03/2013 As China and the world grapple with the emergence of the world`s soon to be largest economy this debate, initiated by SCEN, will take stock of where China is and where it might get to. This question is key to those with a serious interest in international politics and economics, and China. This free ... Read more
  • HSK Exam Sat May 11

    The May HSK exam diet offers candidates the choice of online or offline options to secure a Chinese language proficiency certificate. The exam, which runs globally, is offered at 6 levels with level one being appropriate for students who have studied for up to 40 hours. The online format is most suitable for those who are ... Read more