The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland was awarded the accolade of Confucius Institute of the Year, 2008, at the ceremony in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing during the third Confucius Institute Conference held in December 2008.
Irish and Chinese students have been joining forces to share their languages and cultures with each other in weekly social-bilingual workshops organised by the UCD Confucius Institute.
A Shenzhen University delegation lead by President Zhang Bigong visited UCD to sign an agreement to begin a new Pre-Masters program at the Confucius Institute.
The Presidents of Renmin & Peking Universities visiting UCD today were awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of the strengthened ties between the three universities.
Spring Festival celebrations for the Year of the Rat were hosted at UCD's O'Reilly Hall yesterday evening with over 1,000 guests in attendence. Amongst those present at the celebrations were our own University President Dr. Hugh Brady and Mr. Liu Biwei, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland.
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