Events

An online Mandarin course for adults, with 8 language lessons plus a special Chinese New Year session.
An online Mandarin course for adults, with 8 language lessons and a special session for Chinese New Year on Tuesday 9 February.
A fun celebration of Chinese New Year for students enrolled on our Mandarin Chinese Evening Courses, including an introduction to Spring Festival traditions, calligraphy and cuisine.
In this Language Zone session (open to University of Leeds students) we will introduce Chinese New Year traditions and facilitate cultural exchange between attendees.
Join us online on the last day of the Chinese New Year period to learn about Spring Festival traditions with our teachers.

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Open to University of Leeds students and staff. Join us in the Language Zone online space to find out more about the Business Confucius Institute and meet members of the team.
This session, organised by the Leeds Enterprise Partnership for Leeds Digital Festival, will feature some of the world’s fastest growing global tech firms, many of which are headquartered in China. They will share their journeys, innovative new approaches, and the opportunities they bring to local UK business.
Aimed at University of Leeds students. Drop in to this Google Meet session and find out more about your Business Confucius Institute! Our courses and events help you learn Chinese and understand Chinese culture. Come and say 你好 (hello) and find out which of our activities fit best with your interests and goals. 
Register to watch Mandarin learners from around the UK demonstrate their skills in this annual Chinese-language proficiency competition. International Relations and Chinese student Rebecca Mingotti Landriani will be representing the University of Leeds in this online contest held on Zoom.
In this talk, Leeds alumnus Andrew Disbury will explain how learning to speak Chinese has shaped his life, career and global outlook.
Lao Zi was the founder of the philosophy known as Daoism. In this talk from Manchester Confucius Institute, Manuel Parreno examines Laozi’s Dao as it relates to human beings, the current global pandemic, and Laozi’s understanding of how we can harness greater inner peace in our life. Click to watch again on Youtube.
A unique opportunity to learn about living, working and operating effectively in China from long term resident, highly regarded lawyer and successful entrepreneur Jeremy Sargent OBE.
Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas will take a broad look at China’s fashion industry.
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.
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.