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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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