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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

5 May 2015: China and Disaster Governance: Unravelling the Domestic Sources of a Global Responsibility by Dr Pichamon Yeophantong
14.00 – 15.30. County Main Seminar Room 4.

22 April 2015, Chinese café, 7.30-9.00pm 
Practice Mandarin with native speakers. Starts Wednesday 22 April and every Wednesday from 7.30pm-9.00pm. Informal and free drop-in.

Weekly Classes / Events

20 April 2015- 22 June 2015
Mandarin Chinese Language Classes

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

23 April - 25 June 2015
Chinese calligraphy and painting

A 10 week introductory course to Chinese calligraphy and painting. Materials are provided. Thursdays 12.15-13.45
Cost £45. Register online

21 April - 23 June 2015
Beginner Tai Chi

Learn Yang style Tai chi with Confucius Institute. A 10 week course and opportunity to practice with a teacher. Cost £25 -
Beginner (no experience required) Tuesdays 1-2pm. Register online

22 April - 24 June 2015
Intermediate Tai Chi

Learn Yang style Tai chi with Confucius Institute. A 10 week course and opportunity to practice with a teacher. Cost £25 -
Intermediate (for those who have done one term of classes before) Wednesdays 1-2pm. Register online