Blog

Asia’s Global Financial Centre – Hong Kong in the 21st Century

Our colleagues at the Asia Scotland Institute will host a panel from the HK Financial Services Development Council to discuss Hong Kong as a global financial centre, with perceptions of the city as a business centre from a panel of senior business leaders in the financial services sector. The panel members will talk about how they consider […]


Read the article

Shortlist Announced for the 2022 China-Scotland Business Awards!

We are delighted to share the shortlist for the 2022 China-Scotland Business Awards, and would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and wish good luck to all of those nominated! The 5th annual China-Scotland Business Awards will be recognising and celebrating achievements in trade and investment between Scotland and China, with five great awards up for grabs. […]


Read the article

Chinese New Year Concert Video Now Available!

We are delighted to once again welcome musicians from the Rainbow Music Society of Tianjin University of Finance and Economics to bring a selection of musical pieces including traditional Chinese folk music and chorus performances to celebrate the Chinese New Year – Year of the Tiger. The society consists of 20 musicians who will play […]


Read the article

Introducing Year of the Tiger

We are about to celebrate the Eve of the Chinese New Year, and we would like you to meet the Tiger! Watch this video to find out about the origins of this Chinese Zodiac animal and learn how to appease the Tiger in 2022.


Read the article

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, […]


Read the article

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 […]


Read the article

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, […]


Read the article

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 […]


Read the article

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 […]


Read the article