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An image of a tiger to illustrate the Year of the Tiger

Something for everyone with the Year of the Tiger: Chinese New Year 2022

10 January 2022

Cardiff Confucius Institute gets ready to usher in the lunar new year with a range of activities for kids, students, businesses and the community at large.

Induction talks 2021 by Cardiff Confucius Instiute

A different kind of academic life

1 November 2021

Cardiff Confucius Institute holds talks to Chinese freshers comparing studying in the UK to China.

Chinese calligraphy and conversation clubs keep language learners’ skills alive

8 September 2021

This summer, the Cardiff Confucius Institute ran two clubs aiming to support language learners over the summer months.

Ross Goldstone takes third prize at Chinese Bridge competition 2021

One World, One Family: Cardiff University student takes third place in prestigious Chinese proficiency competition UK regional final

13 July 2021

Coached by Cardiff Confucius Institute, PhD student Ross Goldstone wins third prize and ‘most popular contestant’ at UK-wide Chinese Bridge contest.

Pupils from Maes Y Coed Primary School making boats for the Dragon Boat Festival

Racing paper boats to save an ancient poet

23 June 2021

Pupils across Wales make and race their own dragon boats using Cardiff Confucius Institute’s special Dragon Boat Festival resources.

Chinese lesson in classroom at Cardiff University

“Be brave” and sign up for a Mandarin class this summer

25 May 2021

Three learners talk about their experiences on the Chinese part-time courses for adults (Continuing & Professional Education).

Wales China Schools Forum cover image

The future of Chinese language and culture in Welsh schools: Wales China Schools Forum March 2021

6 April 2021

School teachers and educators from Wales and beyond join Wales China Schools Forum to discuss the future of Chinese in relation to the New Curriculum.

The UK Mandarin Teaching Championship for Wales 2021 - all participants

A win-win situation at Welsh Teaching Championship for Cardiff Confucius Institute tutors

30 March 2021

Teachers from Cardiff Confucius Institute take first and second place at nationwide competition.

Paper cutting with Jie

The Year of the Ox: A Chinese New Year with a difference

17 February 2021

Welsh schools celebrate the Spring Festival digitally using a range of original resources produced by Cardiff Confucius Institute tutors.

Chinese corner - residences

Chinese Corners keep on building

16 December 2020

Cardiff Confucius Institute’s virtual Chinese Corner series continues, with a look at how architecture impacts culture and lifestyle.