Events

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.
An eight-week Mandarin course for adults.
An eight-week Mandarin course for adults.
This is our next scheduled date for offering HSK exams in Leeds, but due to the pandemic it is possible that exams can’t go ahead as usual. Updates will be published on our HSK webpage and via our newsletter.

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Year 7 students at our Harrogate Grammar School Confucius Classroom enjoy a day of activities to introduce them to Chinese language and culture.
The University of Leeds Staff Festival is an opportunity for staff members to relax and have fun on campus with their families. Along with this year’s theme of ‘Making Things’, we will offer workshops on calligraphy and Chinese tea.
This Leeds Salon event features a talk by Austin Williams, author of ‘China’s Urban Revolution’. BCI Director Giles Blackburne will be on the critical panel for the discussion after the talk.
This symposium is one of a series of conferences run by the Association for the Supervision of Research Students in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages.
Register by 14 May 2018 to take the BCT exam at our exam centre on this date.
Register by 14 May 2018 to take the HSK exam at our exam centre on this date.
Mandarin teachers in the region are invited to attend this free training day to share ideas and develop new skills under the guidance of British Mandarin teaching expert Chris Webster.
A tai chi taster session for University staff as part of Staff Healthy Week 2018.
A new term of Chinese evening courses begins. Classes will take place twice a week for four weeks.
Dr Linda Yueh, a prominent economist and author of China’s Growth, will be joining us to talk about her unique insight into the Chinese economy, its achievement, paradox and prospect.