The Chinese cultural programmes for students at the School of Languages and Literatures (SLL) at UCT started on Thursday 4 August 2016. It is widely known that language and culture are inseparable, and as a supplement to the Chinese course in SLL, the programmes aim to stimulate learners’ enthusiasm for Chinese learning and enhance their Chinese cultural awareness.
Ping Tan, the Deputy Minister of Hunan Overseas Friendship Association recently led a delegation on a visit to the Confucius Institute (CI) at UCT. A welcome tea was held at the International Academic Programme Office (IAPO) staff lounge for the delegation, with attendance of the IAPO staff and CI teachers.
On 18 July, 2016, all public schools in Cape Town started the new term, which also means the Mandarin teaching work of the Confucius Institute (CI) at UCT enters a new cycle. Along with the arrival of four new volunteer teachers, the CI at UCT now has two experienced teachers, who will take charge of the Mandarin classes in the School of Languages and Literatures, and five volunteer teachers, who are responsible for various primary schools and high schools.
The University of Cape Town presents China - South Africa Best Business Practice seminar. The seminar takes place on the 14 September 2016 at the Graduate School of Business. Book now for the early bird fee.