Professor Natascha Gentz, Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Edinburgh, was named alongside 52 other distinguished recipients, as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). She will join those Fellows, past and present, who have strived to attain the RSEs founding mission: the advancement of learning and useful knowledge.
Professor Gentz, who ... Read more
If you are not eligible for the scholarship programme on offer thanks to Shanghai Municipal Government you may be interested in the summer school programme Fudan University, Shanghai from 28 June-26 July 2014.
Organised by the International Students Office of Fudan University this programme offers the opportunity to earn academic credits and experience an extensive cultural ... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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