Learn Chinese

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Learn Chinese

Learning Chinese opens up your world, challenges your mind, and above all, it's fun! Explore our website for information on our range of courses and Chinese proficiency exams.

Language 语言
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Understand China

Our events programme introduces you to China's rich cultural heritage as well as its vibrant modern culture. Whether your interest in China is for business or pleasure, there's something for you!

Culture 文化
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Do business

Understand Chinese consumers and business practices through expert insight from guest speakers and academics. View business-related events, courses, and research.

Business 商务
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The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds

We promote the understanding of Chinese language and culture in the UK, with a business focus on helping companies to communicate with Chinese customers more effectively.

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Learn Chinese with our dedicated team of teachers. Our Mandarin courses are aimed at adults interested in learning a new language in their spare time. This summer term lasts for a month with classes twice a week.

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The China-Britain Business Council is organising a free comprehensive online programme of themed digital events designed to support UK businesses of all sizes as the UK economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas will take a broad look at China's fashion industry.

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The HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi – Chinese Proficiency Test) assesses your ability to use Chinese in your daily life, and in academic and professional situations. Register by 25 October 2020 for this exam date.

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Leeds Chinese Bridge candidate Rebecca Mingotti Landriani tells us about her Mandarin learning background and goals for the competition.

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Are you interested in using your Mandarin for business purposes after you graduate? This Business Chinese competition organised by SOAS provides access to networking opportunities, internships and more. If you are interested in taking part please get in touch with us by 13 March 2020.

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Business Confucius Institute Confucius Classroom, Harrogate Grammar School, celebrated Chinese New Year with an event for students and parents on 6 February 2020.

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On Thursday 30 January students and Leeds residents gathered at Leeds Town Hall to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rat with a spectacular variety show organised by the CSSA and supported by the BCI.

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Language learning is well-suited to self-study as well as being a reason to reach out and connect with others online to practice....

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As we look forward to welcoming author Barclay Price on Wednesday 20 March to tell us all about the history...

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Our China in Africa event on 26 September will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the China-Africa relationship from...

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Mischa Wilmers started learning Chinese as a fun way to meet people in a new city. Just over a year...

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