Announcements Archive

  • HSK Exam Registration Deadline – 28 Feb

    Candidates for the March HSK online exam should ensure that they have registered by 6pm on Thursday 28 February. Registered candidates can try out the online format at the briefing workshop when there is the opportunity to take a trial online exam (which is not marked). The online exam format should suit students who are familiar ... Read more
  • Chinese Corner – new location for March 2013

    Every Friday in March 2013, from 5pm-7pm, the Institute`s `Chinese Culture and Conversation Corner` will be held in the University`s Appleton Tower building on the mezzanine floor Room M2A. Each corner will feature a short talk on a specific aspect of Chinese culture as shown in the programme below. English is spoken! Friday 1st March: Have you ... Read more
  • CI Scholarship Deadline 15 April

    Applications are now being sought for the Confucius Institute Scholarship Schemes which are open to candidates age 16-35. If you are currently in post teaching Chinese the upper age limit is extended to 45. CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS 2013 The deadline for submission of applications to the Confucius Institute for Scotland is Monday 15th April 2013. There are ... Read more
  • Chi Zhang Artworks at RSA & Glasgow

    For the second year in a row, the Institute`s Chinese calligraphy and brush painting teacher, Chi Zhang, MSC BA, has had one of his Chinese artworks selected for the prestigious Visual Arts Scotland 2013 Annual Exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy. His brush painting entitled `January` is a Scottish contemporary scene created using Chinese brush painting ... Read more
  • Innovative Learning Week – Chinese Activities

    As part of Innovative Learning Week in the UoE there are a number of free events organised by different departments which are focusing on Chinese language and culture. Here are two of general interest. Tue 19th Feb: 1800-2100 An opportunity to enjoy a three part programme with a special talk on Chinese festival dances from Meiyi Chen; ... Read more
  • Chinese Contemporary Art lecture- Strathclyde Uni 21 Feb 2013

    Event Date: 21/02/2013 The University of Strathclyde, SCILT and the Confucius Institute for Scottish Schools will host a lecture by artist Ying Sheng Yang from 6.00-7.30pm on Thursday 21st February in room 104 of the Lord Hope Building. The lecture is billed `Where there is a compression, there will be resistance – A brief history of Contemporary ... Read more
  • Chinese New Year activities

    The year of the snake will start on Sunday 10th February and over the 15 days of the Spring Festival a wide range of China focused activities are taking place. On Friday evening 8 Feb if you are in the west of Scotland, head to the Main Gate at Glasgow University to catch a Dragon Dance ... Read more
  • Chinese Character Class – NEW

    Join us for a 6 week evening course starting on Valentine`s Day, 14th February, which will help you begin to understand Chinese characters. All you need is an interest in Chinese characters and just a little knowledge of Chinese sound system. Content of Course Elements of Chinese characters: 8 kinds of basic strokes and some compound strokes Roles of ... Read more