The BCI has been Highly Commended in the ‘Global Category’ at the 2020 Leeds Partnership Awards.
Giles Blackburne, Executive Director, and Professor Zhang Xiaofeng, Chinese Director, attended the award evening held on 9 May 2022 to celebrate those who have enriched the Leeds community by embodying the values of the Leeds Partnership this academic year.
The Business Confucius Institute (BCI) at the University of Leeds has won the Leeds University Business School Partnership Awards 2022 Global Award. BCI Communication and Marketing Officer Xunnan Li attended the ceremony on behalf of the team. “The Partnership Awards recognise the exceptional work of staff and students who truly put the Leeds Partnership into…
On 23 February 2022, attendees gathered online to enjoy an all-female panel of expats discuss building a network and career in China. All panellists had great expertise their industries spanning media, communications, start-ups and innovation.
The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds (BCI) celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Tiger with a cultural event on 1 February organised by our Chinese instructors. Two Chinese craft workshops were delivered as part of the event: papercutting (剪纸) and traditional Chinese painting (国画). The BCI saw many familiar faces in the…
Wishing everyone a healthy, peaceful, and prosperous Chinese New Year as we ring in the Year of the Tiger! Curious as to what the Chinese New Year celebration is all about? Our Head Teacher Maggie presented BCI students with a delightful guide to the Spring Festival, introducing all the basics, including traditions, customs, cuisine, and…
Business Confucius Institute teachers spent the day at Horsforth School on Monday 17 January, introducing Year 7, 8 and 9 students to Chinese New Year of the Tiger.
On 8 December 2021 attendees from Leeds and further afield gathered online to hear University of Leeds alumnus Martin Pollard gave an online talk about his experiences working as a video journalist in China.
Returning to Leeds to give the Business Confucius Institute Annual Lecture, Andrew shared some of the extensive knowledge and experience he has gained since graduating here in Chinese Studies over 40 years ago.
BCI teachers ran Chinese calligraphy and papercutting sessions as part of the Harrogate Grammar School Big Picture Day on Thursday 14 October.
Ning Yi, a retired lecturer from the Department of East Asian Studies, and Esther Tyldesley, who holds an MA in Applied Translation (Chinese) from the University of Leeds, gave an online talk on Thursday 14 October about the new Chinese textbook ‘Social Perspective’.