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Opportunities for UK Consultancies in the Chinese Market

Our colleagues at Confucius Institute for Business London are delighted to host the Webinar “Opportunities for UK consultancies in the Chinese market” This webinar is replacing their regular public lecture events China Business Briefings, usually hosted at LSE, as part of their Chinese Language and Culture for Business Executive Programme. What are the current opportunities for UK consultants in, […]


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Chinese New Year On Campus Activities

Welcome to our on campus Chinese new year celebration for students! Feb 2nd and Feb 16th at the Chaplaincy There will be Chinese new year  food such as dumplings for Chaplaincy Wednesday meals on 2nd Feb and 16th Feb. It starts at 6pm and it’s free drop in. Pop over to feel the festive joy and enjoy a taste […]


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Year of the Tiger Is Just Around the Corner – Book Your Event NOW!

Congratulations – we made it to another Chinese New Year! We send you our warmest greetings, and we are delighted to invite you to our exclusive Year of the Tiger programme. Despite the challenges that came with this year, we are happy to slowly come back to our usual Chinese New Year celebrations. This year, […]


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China Now Dialogues This Thursday: Cultural Infrastructure

Cultural Infrastructure: How it Supports the Development of Cities in China The speed at which cultural infrastructure is developed in China is no new story. Though the lasting legacy of the pandemic on the scale and type of cultural infrastructure is still unknown, China has contributed a handful of new projects in 2020 to the growth […]


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Why the Chinese New Year Is Called Spring Festival?

Unsure why an event typically happening in winter is called ‘Spring Festival? Our team member, Junyu Li, sheds light on the origins of the name: Li Junyu: The Spring Festival is the largest and most important festival in China. It has a history of more than 4,000 years. Like all Chinese traditional festivals, the date […]


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Interesting Facts about Chinese New Year

2022 Chinese New Year, which is also called the Spring Festival, starts from 1st February 2022. Our team pulled up some fun facts related to the celebration of the Chinese New Year. · 春运(chūn yùn) Spring Festival Travel Rush During the Chinese New Year, no matter where Chinese people are, they all try their best […]


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China Now Dialogs Start in January

Happy 2022 and ready for the New Year?  Our friends at British Council China invite you to join an exciting series of upcoming events to share with you fresh insights from the cultural and creative sector in China.  The series will have 3 events from January to March 2022, talking about cultural infrastructure, introducing emerging Chinese […]


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British Council Just Launched Online Internships in China!

This programme run by British Council welcomes students who are over 18 and currently enrolled at, or graduated in the last two years from, a university in the UK. A great opportunity for our students to gain relevant experience while learning more about Chinese language and culture. Why apply? Whatever your ambitions for the future, an […]


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Semester 2 Classes Booking Open!

We are thrilled to announce that our Semester 2 timetable is now ready & waiting for you to book. At the end of each semester, we are collecting students’ feedback and use it to improve our programs. We hear you, and we are always striving for becoming better. Below are the links to all our […]


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Christmas Greetings from our China & East Asia Team

Season’s greetings from Heriot-Watt’s China & East Asia team in Beijing! We would to thank our colleagues for making such a warm video with their Christmas wishes to our team. This is what they said: 2021 has been a challenging year and we are not able to meet in person. But we work together in […]


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