As the first traditional Chinese festival listed on the World’s Intangible Cultural Heritages, Dragon Boat Festival is one of the three most important lunar festivals in China, the culture event is featured with a culture lesson and two arts craft workshops.

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Open to East Asian Studies students. Learn more about the support and opportunities available to you through Business Confucius Institute including special language classes, scholarships, exams and more.
Are you interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how Chinese culture differs from your own and the implications for doing business? In this seminar, Dr Peter Peverelli will apply Fons Trompenaars 7-Dimensional model to Chinese culture, providing us with a means to not only identify and analyse cultural differences, but also to reconcile them.
Open to all. Make an appointment to speak to a Business Confucius Institute staff member for personalised information and advice about which of our activities are most relevant for you. Come along with specific questions or just for a chat!
A workshop for University of Leeds staff organised by the Language Centre for National Inclusion Week. Learn how to pronounce Chinese names and feel more confident speaking to your Chinese students.
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.