Double Third Festival is a traditional Chinese festival, celebrated on the third day of third lunar month. Our team has created a video for you to enjoy & learn about what this time of the year means in the Chinese culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMxKTsTCS2A
Semester 2 Course Timetable
Second Year Student Represented HWU in the Business Chinese Competition!
On the 10th of April, UK students from the top business Chinese-focused universities competed online in the Chinese Competition of Charitable Project & Business Innovations for UK University. Luke Reid, a second-year undergraduate of LINCS represented Heriot-Watt University to participate in the competition. With his innovative business presentation and excellent performance in the Q&A Session, he achieved the seventh place […]
NEW! Spring Chinese Classes – Registration Open!
The semester is almost over, and we are approaching the long-awaited spring break. Why not use it to your advantage and hone your Chinese skills? Our team at SCIBC will gladly help you with your language-learning goals. We have created a range of intensive Chinese classes to help you dive deep into the Chinese language, […]
NEW! May HSK Tests – Registration Open!
Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), an international standardized test of Chinese language proficiency, assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives. HSK consists of six levels, namely HSK (level I), HSK (level II), HSK (level III), HSK (level IV), HSK (level V), and HSK (level VI). To […]
John Thomson: Intrepid Traveller and his Photographic Collection Survival
Don’t miss this new event by Heriot-Watt University on March 30! John Thomson’s ground-breaking work in Asia established him as a pioneer of photojournalism and one of the most influential photographers of his generation. His collection of glass negatives travelled back with him to London in 1872. Exhibition curator Betty Yao MBE will explore his […]
Our Teacher in the Chinese Teaching Competition UK Finals!
We are delighted to announce our former volunteer teacher Mr Ji Wu will participate in the Chinese Teaching Competition UK Finals on behalf of SCIBC. Ji worked as a Chinese volunteer teacher at Heriot-Watt in 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic years. He won the second price in the Scotland Chinese Teaching Competition on 17th July 2021 […]
Confucius Institute Scholarships
NEW! 3rd Chinese Competition of Charitable Projects & Business Innovations for UK University Students (2022) Preliminary Selection In order to promote the development of business Chinese teaching in the UK universities, stimulate UK university students’ potential in business innovation and encourage them to care, participate and advocate charitable projects, based on the successful running of […]
Hi Again, Global China – New Workshop Announcement
With rich culture, large population and unique economic and political framework, China is always a fascinating market for many pre or post-pandemic. The growing number of the new generation of affluent visitors and the speedy recovery from the COVID pandemic bring China’s attraction to a new height! The Chinese market is now everywhere, not only […]
Chinese New Year Video Release by Our Partners at ETAG
Watch this colourful video about Chinese New Year celebrations 2022 in Edinburgh:
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 […]