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Deputy Minister of Hunan Overseas Friendship Association visits the Confucius Institute at UCT
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 15:15

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.

A New Semester, A New Journey: The Mandarin Teaching Work of Confucius Institute at UCT Enters A New Cycle
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 15:00

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.

China-South Africa Best Business Practice
Registration now open for China-South Africa Best Business Practice seminar
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 12:30

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.

orientation exhibition
CI-UCT participated in orientation exhibition for semester abroad students
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 13:30

A second orientation programme for semester abroad students was held on Tuesday 12th July at Jameson Hall, UCT. Confucius Institute participated at the exhibition and turned it into an international reunion.

Chunsheng Chen and Max Price
Chairman of the University Council of Sun Yat-sen University visits UCT
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 13:15

Professor Chunsheng Chen, the Chairman of the University Council of Sun Yat-sen University, visited University of Cape Town to promote cooperation in various fields between two universities.

2016 Chinese-Bridge Chinese Proficiency SA Competition
2016 Chinese-Bridge Chinese Proficiency SA Competition
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:30

UCT's Sonya Cotton has won the second prize at the 15th Chinese Bridge Competition for South African College Students and will travel to China in July 2016 to participate against other foreign students in the final competition.

Cucurbit concert
Cucurbit flute performance broadcast by CCTV4
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:00

The "New Silk Road" cucurbit flute special concert that was presented by the UCT Confucius Institute at the Baxter Theatre on 15 May was a huge success and received high praise from the audience. 

Free concert of Chinese traditional music
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:00

The Confucius Institute at UCT invites you to an evening of Chinese traditional music on Sunday 15 May from 18:30-20:30 at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch, Cape Town. 


Reflections of The Education Delegation from South Africa in 2016 - Guangzhou, China
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 09:15

A group of South African teachers recently visited China as guests of the UCT Confucius Institute. Here are two teachers' accounts of their 10-day visit to China.


Apply now for 2016 Confucius Institute Scholarships
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 10:45

The Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) has launched a Confucius Institute Scholarships programme that will provide scholarships to students, scholars and Chinese language teachers for study at universities in China.


Apply now for the 2016 Summer Camp
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 10:00

Sun Yat-sen University, the partner university of UCT's Confucius Institute, will host a summer camp at its School of Chinese as a Second Language. After some days of study and local travel in Guangzhou, students will travel to Beijing and Guilin for historical and cultural visits.


New Year Celebration of the Year of the Monkey at the UCT Confucius Institute
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 09:30

On 7 February 2016, the teaching staff of the Confucius Institute at UCT (CIUCT) gathered together with the local director, Prof Evance Kalula and his family, to celebrate the 2016 Spring Festival and welcome in the New Year for the Year of the Monkey. The Chinese Director, Prof ShengYong Qin, said that, even though we were overseas and far away from home, we would still pass the Spring Festival with a special get-together.