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Confucius Institute Summer Camp 2015 is now open!
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:45

The Confucius Institute Summer Camp is designed for Chinese learners to be immersed in Chinese culture, Chinese people’s daily life and appreciate China’s beautiful natural scenery. It  promotes  the  learners’ interest in learning Chinese language.


UCT Confucius Institute Spring Festival
Chinese Spring Festival Celebration (Chinese New Year)
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 12:00

In celebration of the Chinese Spring Festival of 2015, in the Year of the Ram, the Confucius Institute at the University of Cape Town has organised a Tai Chi demonstration together with a short Chinese language lesson.

The DVC of UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng give new expectations to CI
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:15

On 8 June 2017, the DVC of UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng had a meeting with staff from International Academic Programme Office. During the meeting, Prof. Phakeng mentioned that as a center for enquires of China affairs, Confucius Institute at UCT is expected to be a one stop of relationships between South Africa and China, which can be a window for those who comes from China to get the first view of South Africa.


University of Cape Town Student Won the Second Prize at the Chinese Bridge Competition
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 11:00

The 2017 South African preliminary contest for the 16th Chinese Bridge Competition was successfully held at Stellenbosch University on 3rd of June, with a total of 20 contestants competing from five Confucius Institutes in South Africa.

A new Mandarin teaching site will be launched at Edgemead High School
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:45

On 5 June, 2017, Professor Qin, the Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute at University of Cape Town (CIUCT) and colleague visited Edgemead High School and meet the Principal of school, Mr. Lawrence to discuss the possibility of long-term cooperation of offering the Mandarin course to school students.

The cooperative universities of CI, Sun Yet-sen University and University of Cape Town rank equal on the list of RRGU.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:30

March 1, Scholarset, the leading academic social network of scientists, engineers and scholars based in China, announced its 2017 Research Ranking of Global Universities (RRGU) today. According to the ranking, Sun Yet-sen University ranks at No. 213, and University of Cape Town ranks at No. 245.

Chinese short courses now start to apply
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 12:15

Welcome to the Confucius Institute (CI)  at University of Cape Town (UCT). We are delighted that you are considering studying Chinese at CI-UCT, an institution promotes a healthy exchange of language and culture between South Africa and China. CI offers a Chinese short course for students, staffs and community who intends to learn Chinese. This course comprises two levels: Level One and Level Two.

UCT student will debut at the final of "Chinese Bridge" Competition in China
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 18:30

On 10 May, about 200 distinguished guests, contestants, students and their relatives gather in Jameson Hall of UCT to witness the 13th "Chinese Bridge" competition in South Africa....

Cape Town Police Keeps Enthusiasm in Learning Chinese
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 15:15

With the launch of the first Chinese course for SA police in Cape Town on 14 January, 2014, the police are gathering continuous fervor in learning the language and culture through the course, Read more...

Confucius Institute offers Chinese language training for South African Police (Cape Town)
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 21:00

The first Chinese language training course for SAPS and Metro Police in Cape Town was formally opened at 9:30 in Cape Town. Read more...

Confucius Institute offers courses to schools in the communities
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 18:36

From 1 October 2013, the Confucius Institute started to offer Chinese courses at schools in the communities near UCT. This is great news to people who would like to learn Chinese and understand more about the Chinese culture. More

Certificate Award Ceremony held at the Confucius Institute
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 18:16

On 13 November, a certificate award ceremony was held at the Confucius Institute here, and about 20 people attended the ceremony. More...