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China comes to Barsdsey for a day
24 May 2016

A team of Confucius Institute staff and volunteers gave Bardsey Primary School pupils a China Day to remember, with exciting language and culture workshops plus a very special guest.

The Leeds College of Art Confucius Classroom: a 'sign' of things to come
22 April 2016

The Business Confucius Institute and Leeds College of Art have signed the Confucius Classroom contract, demonstrating their commitment to the future of this innovative collaboration.

UK Confucius Institute Directors attend a roundtable discussion in Nottingham
17 April 2016

A three-day roundtable discussion between UK Confucius Institute Directors was held at Nottingham University on 17th April 2016.

Fantastic results for Leeds students in the Chinese Bridge competition
22 March 2016

Leeds University students Yumeka Nosaka and Giovanni Battista Baffetti have qualified to represent the UK in the final of this international competition, which will be held in China this summer.

Ideas in Practice - London Seminar

The latest Ideas in Practice seminar covers the subject of China's economic downturn, exploring the business and political implications in a panel discussion featuring leading experts on China.

Meet the Authors at Leeds Big Bookend Festival: Jonathan Geldart on 'Notes from a Beijing Coffee Shop'

For this talk Jonathan will focus on the stories of some of the extraordinary Chinese women he has met, many of whom struggle for independence and recognition.

Belong/归属感: A Bilingual Creative Writing Workshop

Join us at Leeds Big Bookend Festival for a workshop exploring ideas of belonging, identity and home. The session will be led by Cantonese and Mandarin speaking writer M.W. Sun 孙培德, and Leeds writer Mary Cooper.

Teacher Training Day for Mandarin Teachers

Our popular teacher training day is back. This year we are working with The Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools to bring you a one-day training course that will take your Mandarin teaching to the next level.

Tai Chi workshop

We have joined forces with the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery to offer you the chance to have a go at tai chi against the backdrop of one of the University's beautiful and iconic sculptures - Keith Wilson’s 'Sign for Art (Stelae 2014).