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China Ready! Chinese for Hospitality and Tourism

About this event We are supporting our colleagues at Confucius Institute for Business London, who are hosting the webinar “China Ready! Chinese for Hospitality and Tourism”. About the event China Ready! prepares students and independent learners to work in the hospitality and tourism industry for high-value tourism business coming from China to English-speaking countries. During this […]


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CEA Annual Conference: Outcomes

On the 4th December 2021, the CEA annual conference was thrilled to have Mr. Ma Qiang (Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Edinburgh), Professor Peter Mathieson (Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh), Professor Richard A Williams (Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University), and Professor Yu Xiong (CEA UK/Europe president) […]


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ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

A new volume by the Made in China journal is now available! Since its announcement in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has become the main lens through which both observers and stakeholders trace China’s global footprint. Whether cheered on as a new engine of economic development in a fraught and increasingly unequal world […]


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Chinese Government Scholarship Scheme 2022/2023

The Education Department of the Chinese Embassy in the UK has released the details of the next year’s scholarship programs. Chinese Government Scholarships enable outstanding students, teachers and scholars from all over the world to study and conduct research in China. Aiming at supporting cooperation and exchanges, they are welcoming people who are passionate, insightful, […]


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Western Christmas in China-Do People Indeed Ignore It?

by Wei Gu In this article, Wei Gu discusses the presence of western Christmas in China. It is a popular belief that Chinese people ignore western Christmas, as they have their own Chinese New Year. We asked whether it was true. Below is the answer for this tricky question: Christmas season is coming! In recent […]


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13th CEA (Europe) and 32th CEA (UK) Annual Conference Is Almost There

This year, Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication is supporting the 13th Chinese Economic Association (Europe) and 32th CEA (UK) Annual Conference! About CEA CEA (Europe) Chinese Economic Association (Europe) was launched in 2008in Oslo. The new association was intended as a major expansion of activities by the CEA(UK) and was established as an […]


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Asia Scotland Launches Podcasts Series

Asia Scotland Institute have recently decided to start a podcast series with Andrew Milligan, ASI Board Member, Independent Economist and Investment Consultant. As they gradually roll these short 5-minute podcasts out every month, they will be looking to make the series available across more popular podcast-based platforms. For now, the first episode ‘Climate Change and […]


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Register Now: UK-China Business Connect Platform

Building on the success of the business matching digital platform that was launched during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2020, the Department for International Trade (DIT) has just launched UK-China Business Connect to support UK companies who are looking to connect with buyers and improve their digital presence in China.  This platform enables UK companies to register […]


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International Research Collaborations: Are They Important?

With globalisation, research teams reveal that they need to step out of their comfort zone and attract fresh insight…from the international perspective. International collaboration enables researchers to access additional, often specific, expertise, gain new perspectives on research and build relationships with others in the field, which for early stage researchers can be key to career development. […]


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China: Through the Lens of John Thomson, A Talk by Betty Yao

Heriot-Watt is delighted to welcome exhibition curator, Betty Yao, to talk about John Thomson, his stunning photographs and the fascinating China that they reveal. Join us for this free event to find out more about these captivating images. The event will take place on Zoom at 7pm on Wednesday 24 November 2021. After booking you will […]


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