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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.

 

 

Forthcoming Events

21 Oct - 7 Dec 2015
Chinese café: An informal and free drop-in place to practice Mandarin with native speakers

Begins on Wednesday 21 Oct and every Wednesday from 7.30pm-9.00pm until end Dec at the Roundhouse. All native speakers and students of Chinese welcome, no need to book.

Weekly Classes / Events

12 October 2015
Mandarin Chinese Language Classes

We offer Mandarin Chinese Language Classes for staff, students and the local community.

12 Oct - 07 Dec 2015
Chinese calligraphy and painting

A 10 week introductory course to Chinese calligraphy and painting. Materials are provided. Mondays 18.30-20.00 (LICA A04) Cost £45. Register online

12 Oct - 07 Dec 2015
Beginner Tai Chi

Learn Yang style Tai chi with Confucius Institute. A 10 week course and opportunity to practice with a teacher. (no experience required). Cost £25. Beginner Tai Chi Tuesdays 13.00-14.00. Register online

12 Oct - 07 Dec 2015
Intermediate Tai Chi

Learn Yang style Tai chi with Confucius Institute. A 10 week course and opportunity to practice with a teacher. Intermediate (for those who have done one term of classes before). Cost £25. Wednesdays 13.00-14.00pm. Register online