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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.  
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.
Staff at the Body Shop Leeds flagship store in Leeds took part in Mandarin taster classes with the Business Confucius Institute to help them communicate even better with their Chinese customers. 
The Business Confucius Institute Annual Lecture featuring Gordon Orr took place at Leeds University Business School on Thursday 22 November 2018. Gordon Orr is a non-executive board member at Meituan-Dianping, Lenovo and Swire Pacific. After opening McKinsey’s practice in China he led the Greater China practice for many years and was Chairman of McKinsey Asia…
On the last Saturday of September, Confucius Institutes around the world organise activities to mark ‘Confucius Institute Day’. This is a time to reflect on our work, share our successes and achievements, and celebrate our part in the global Confucius Institute network.
Five years after her book ‘China’s Growth’ was published, economist Linda Yueh spoke at Leeds University Business School about what has changed over the last few years and what to expect in terms of China’s development in the coming decades.