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Lancaster University Confucius Institute

Lancaster University Confucius Institute officially opened on 20 December 2011.

Its aims include to:

  1. offer credit-bearing Mandarin language and culture classes to students;
  2. offer language and culture courses to local schools, communities and businesses;
  3. support enterprise in the North West region through the themes of China, innovation and sustainable development. Both Lancaster University and our partner University in China, South China University of Technology, have significant expertise in these areas.



Weekly Classes / Events

22 January - 19 March 2015
Chinese calligraphy and painting

A 9 week introductory course to Chinese calligraphy and painting. Materials are provided. Thursdays 12.15-13.45. Cost £45. Register online

22 January - 19 March 2015
Tai Chi

Learn Yang style Tai chi with Confucius Institute. A 9 week course and opportunity to practice with a teacher. Cost £25 - Register online
Intermediate (for those who have done one term of classes before) Wednesdays 1-2pm in the Chaplaincy Quiet room.
Beginner (no experience required) Tuesdays 1-2pm in LICA A023.