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’.
The Business Confucius Institute ran tai chi and calligraphy workshops as part of the University of Leeds staff Health and Wellbeing Week.
A group of 30 people, including 22 University of Leeds students, took part in an action-packed China Camp hosted by our partner university in Beijing.
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.
The Business Confucius Institute has delivered Chinese language and culture workshops at ITV as part of the organisation’s Feel Good programme for staff.
This year the Business Confucius Institute took its biggest ever cohort to China for the annual China Camp. Participants enjoyed a packed programme of activities to develop their knowledge of Chinese language and culture.
The University of Leeds has come third in the UK in a major survey that asks students about their experience while studying.
We attended a Chinese New Year celebration at Cooperative Academy Leeds which demonstrated the progress their Year 7 ‘Inspire’ group have made in Mandarin lessons since starting the language in September.
A handy summary of the events that we are organising and supporting over the Chinese New Year period.