China-UK-Europe Economic Interconnection 29 June 2017 The University of Manchester will host annual conference to discuss innovation and economic transformation and its impact on the international community.
Annual Chinese Bridge Competition in London 26 May 2017 Back in April, Computer Science student Daniel Thomas competed in the Chinese Bridge Competition in London on behalf of the Confucius Institute alongside 30 other contestants.
Cultural spring 26 May 2017 In the spring month of May, we organised and experienced a plethora of cultural events in Manchester that relate to China and its culture.
China's new ambition 26 May 2017 A dozen University of Manchester staff and students attended the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Open Day at the Chinese Consul General’s Residence on Friday 19 May.
My life at Oasis 26 May 2017 Shuang Hong, one of our Chinese Mandarin teachers is about to finish her time teaching at Oasis Academy Limeside and Oasis Academy Oldham and reflects on her time at an UK school.
Chinese plants in a Manchester urban oasis 29 March 2017 Gardens are created in every conceivable space and a wonderful gardening space exists in the heart of Hulme, close to the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.
The “Four Gentlemen” in Chinese painting 29 March 2017 “The Four Gentlemen” (四君子 junzi) in Chinese brush painting refer to four plants: plum (梅 mei), orchid (兰 lan), bamboo (竹 zhu), and chrysanthemum (菊 ju). Those four plants have become the basis of Chinese art because of their beauty and characters.
Our new link school: Alderly Edge School for Girls 30 March 2017 Alderley Edge School for Girls introduced Mandarin lunch time clubs with the support of Confucius Institute. Mrs Jayne Davison who is in charge of the programme, spoke to us and explained why they wanted to bring Mandarin to the school.
Manchester Test centre is up and running 28 February 2017 In the last two years, the Confucius Institute Manchester has increased its efforts to raise the profile of Chinese language teaching and learning within a recognised accredited framework.
Enriching student’s lives with arts and culture 31 January 2017 In 2017, the Confucius Institute will focus on enriching student’s experiences through a varied programme of arts and culture, offering them unique opportunities to fully experience the culture of China.
Our partners: The Lowry 25 October 2016 The National Ballet of China will be visiting The Lowry and we were able to connect them with an academic expert for a pre-show talk on Thursday, 24 November 2016.