Announcements Archive

  • HSK Exams 03 Dec 2011

    The exam timetable for those students sitting HSK exams on Saturday 3 December is now confirmed. All registered students should have received their admission cards which must be brought to the exam. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. HSK 5: 09.30-11.30 HSK 4: 09.30-11.10 HSK 3: 10.00-11.30 HSK 2: 11.30-12.20 HSK 1: 12.00-12.35 Good luck to all candidates! ... Read more
  • HSK Workshop Sat 19 Nov

    This Saturday will see a special workshop take place for those students who have registered for the December diet of the HSK Examination. HSK is the only officially recognised qualification accepted in the People`s Republic of China. For those who want to study in China or work for a government agency a certificate at an appropriate ... Read more
  • Panda Pals Competition

    With the arrival of the Giant Pandas to Edinburgh Zoo drawing ever closer a special competition organised by the Chinese Embassy in London is offering one lucky winner the chance to win a trip to China! Entries are being sought from all primary schools in Scotland and Northern Ireland for the art competition. Secondary schools in ... Read more
  • 100th Anniversary Exhibition

    A special photographic exhibition of 80 images marking the 100th Anniversary of the 1911 Revolution will be held in the University of Edinburgh`s Adam House on 4th, 5th and 6th November. The 1911 Revolution, also known as the Xinhai Revolution ended imperial rule in China and ushered in Asia`s first republic. Friday 4th November : 10.00-17.00 Saturday 5th ... Read more
  • Confucius Institute for Glasgow

    To help meet the growing demand for learning about China and Chinese the University of Glasgow held an opening ceremony to mark the establishment of a Confucius Institute within the University. Established as a partnership with Nankai University in Tianjin, the CI in Glasgow is headed up by Professor Jane Duckett. For full details of the ... Read more
  • CPD-Chinese Language & Culture 4 Nov

    Join us on Friday 4th Nov for a morning CPD session from Shaz Lawrence covering development of Chinese language/cultural programmes and assessment strategies. Whether you are considering teaching Chinese or are already doing so, this is a seminar that will give you insights, information and inspiration in equal measure. Shaz Lawrence is a regular presenter at the San ... Read more
  • Scotland-China collection

    The range of publiciations available in the Confucius Institute library continues to expand in scope and variety with some new additions to the Scotland-China section which focuses on Scots who have lived and worked in China as government officials, soldiers, business people, missionaries and travellers. The variety of topics include: * early diplomatic contacts with China, by ... Read more
  • Edinburgh Student Second in World

    Following the UK heat of the `Chinese Bridge` Proficiency Competition held in London in May, winner Peter Dolby journeyed to Changsha (Hunan Province) to compete against 120 country finalists. `Chinese Bridge` is the international Chinese language contest sponsored by Hanban, a division of the Ministry of Education. The heats in Beijing narrowed the field from 120 to ... Read more