Businesses in Leeds are working hard to be China ready with the support of the Visit Leeds China Forum and the Business Confucius Institute (BCI).
Poets, scholars, students and poetry enthusiasts from China and the UK gathered at the University of Leeds on 18 and 19 September for ‘Poetry, A Conversation: China and the UK’.
University of Leeds students Ahmad Elmouniery (谢炫明) and James Holmes (家松) are on television in China competing in the finals of the 18th International Chinese Bridge Competition.
Three University of Leeds students have returned from China after participating in a Confucius Institute trip for young leaders on the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship. They will now begin their Year in Enterprise and develop their own business ideas with support from CEES and SPARK.
A group of Year 7 students from Co-op Academy Leeds visited the University of Leeds to take part in a programme of activities organised by the Business Confucius Institute (BCI).
Students from Co-op Academy Leeds and Harrogate Grammar School went head-to-head in a Mandarin Spelling Bee held at Co-op Academy Leeds on 1 July, competing for a trophy awarded by the BCI.
Three University of Leeds students will be leaving for China on 7 July to take part in a Youth Leaders Innovation and Entrepreneurship trip organised by our sister Confucius Institute at Victoria University, Australia, along with the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and the Confucius Institute Headquarters.
The Business Confucius Institute ran tai chi and calligraphy workshops as part of the University of Leeds staff Health and Wellbeing Week.
The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds took part in the Visit Leeds China Forum launch event at Leeds City Museum on Friday 14 June 2019.