Announcements Archive

  • Online HSK (Home Edition) Exams 11 December, 2021

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is offering interested candidates new opportunities to take the HSK Chinese language proficiency exams online at home. The Online HSK (Home Edition) Exams will take place on Saturday 11 Dec, 2021. If you are interested in sitting this exam, please read the following instructions carefully and register for the exam ...
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  • Translation & Interpretation Services

    Translation Our client portfolio varies widely as does the range of translations we have undertaken both for Chinese to English & English to Chinese. From Edinburgh International Festival to local councils, SMEs to corporates, our translation work is carried out by contemporary Chinese translators who also have excellent English. Our standards are high, our prices are ...
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  • Private Classes

    While our popular language classes are ideal for those who can commit to a regular programme of learning, we also offer private classes in the workplace or in the Institute, tailored to meet individual learner’s specific needs. ACROSS THE SECTORS The Institute has provided language classes and cultural briefings for clients in a range of business sectors ...
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  • Asian Studies seminar: 13.Oct.2021, 2 – 4pm

    Speaker: Professor James M. Hargett 何瞻 , Professor of Chinese Studies, The University at Albany, State University of New York Title: Anchors of Stability: The Origins of Place Names in China Chair/Discussant: Dr Julian Ward, University of Edinburgh Date and Time: Wednesday, 13 Oct. 2 – 4 pm (UK time) Location: Online via Zoom Registration:  https://ed-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrf-qgrjorGdT-nJkxv1x5mB2WUgzqJK9u Please register in advance for this ...
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  • Language Research Project – Call For Participants

    On behalf of Brittany Blankinship, PhD researcher, University of Edinburgh We are a team of researchers looking at the effects of language learning on cognitive functions. As you’ll be learning a language, we’d like to invite you to participate in this research! We would also be happy to send you information about the results of the ...
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  • 5 Week Calligraphy Class – Starts 13 October 2021

    Key Information: Course: Five-week Chinese Calligraphy (running and cursive style) Date & Time: Wednesdays from 13 October – 10 November, 10:00-11:30am Online teaching time: 7.5 hour Homework: There will be additional homework after each session and the tutor will also provide technical support to deal with relevant queries. Student level: This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. ...
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  • Autumn Term Language Classes – Starts From 27 Sept 2021

    We offer a diverse programme of evening classes for the general public to enjoy learning Chinese. Our Autumn 2021 courses will start week beginning 27 September and booking for these classes is now open. To optimise the learning experience a maximum capacity has been set per group – so space is very limited!  Remote Learning: Zoom With ...
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  • 5 Week Brush Painting Class – Starts 30 September 2021

    Key Information: Course: Five Week Chinese Brush Painting Class Animals – Panda, Tiger, Crane and more Date & Time: Thursdays from 30 September – 28 October, 10:00-11:30am Online teaching time: 7.5 hour Homework: There will be additional homework after each session and the tutor will also provide technical support to students who have relevant queries. Student level: This course is ...
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