News of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

Delegation from South China Agricultural University visit UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / May 5, 2016

On April 29, a delegation headed by Professor Yahong Liu, Vice President of South China Agricultural University (SCAU), visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII). Professor Liming Wang, Director of UCD CII, greeted the delegation. The two sides had an in-depth discussion on the cooperation between SCAU and UCD and the importance of the development of Confucius Institutes abroad. Read more

The Open Evening on the Professional Diploma in Teaching Chinese Language and Culture successfully organized by UCD CII and Irish Institute for Chinese Studies

In News By Super User / Apr 25, 2016

On April 23, 2016, the Open Evening on the Professional Diploma in Teaching Chinese Language and Culture, organized by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland in conjunction with Irish Institute for Chinese Studies, was successfully held at UCD. The purpose of this programme is to train Irish teachers who intend to develop their knowledge and skills in teaching Chinese language and culture in primary or post-primary schools and to speed up the localisation process teaching Chinese language and culture in Ireland. The programme has been up and running for two years with two batches of students and highly appraised by Irish school teachers. Read more

The 31st Confucius PhD Students Forum’s Discussion on Information Literature and Data Base

In News By Super User / Apr 28, 2016

The 31st Confucius PhD Students Forum was held successfully in UCD on April 27th, 2016.  More than 70 participants got together at UCD to discuss the topic on information literature, information searching, collection and assessment, an indispensable skill in today’s academic career. Ms Qi Feng, General Manager, Europe and Austrailia Branch Company, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Ms Liyan Guo, CNKI Database Consultant for European Area and Ms Jin Liang, Assistant Librarian of the UCD Library explored the topic from their own perspectives. The Confucius PhD Students Forum is organized by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland in conjunction with the Chinese Students & Scholars Association Ireland. Professor Xiaochuang Wu, First Secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland invited the guest speakers from CNKI; he also attended the Forum and gave a speech. Prof Liming Wang, Director of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland welcomed all the participants at the Forum.   Read more

The First Ambassador Cup Table Tennis Tournament of Ireland: A Big Success

In News By Super User / Apr 18, 2016

The First Ambassador Cup Table Tennis Tournament of Ireland was held successfully at PingZone Table Tennis Club in Dublin on April 17th, 2016. Read more

The Irish Final of the 15th International Chinese Bridge Competition for College Students

In News By Super User / Apr 17, 2016

April 16th marked an important day for the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland. It welcomed 30 young contestants from UCD, UCC, DIT and NUI Maynooth for the 15th International Chinese Bridge Competition for college students. Guests of honour included Chinese Ambassador to Ireland His Excellency Jianguo Xu, UCD President Professor Andrew Deeks, First Secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland Mr Xiaochuang Wu, directors of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and UCC Confucius Institute as well as local Chinese media representatives. Read more

Beijing Foreign Studies University Delegation’s Visit to UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Apr 13, 2016

The delegation headed by Vice President Mr Guohua Yan from Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII) on April 12th, 2016. The delegation of BFSU also included Professor Xiaohui Zhang, Director of Confucius Institute Division, Professor Jing Ke, Director of International Exchange Office and Professor Zhanpeng Wang, Director of Centre for Irish Studies. The delegation met with Professor Liming Wang, Director of UCD CII, Professor Yongqiang Cai, Chinese Director of UCD CII and some staff members. Read more

The 5th Confucius Cup Table Tennis Tournament held in Dublin

In News By Super User / Mar 30, 2016

On the 13th of March, 2016, organized by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland in conjunction with the PingZone Table Tennis Club, the 5th Confucius Cup Table Tennis Tournament was successfully held and lasted one day. The contestants from China, Ireland, United States of America, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, etc, a total of 48 competitors from 16 countries participated into this tournament. Read more

Irish Secondary School Students Experienced Chinese Culture in Their Summer Camp

In News By Super User / Mar 23, 2016

From March 10 to 20, 2016, the summer camp organized by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, Renmin University of China as well as the Confucius Headquarters (Hanban) had engaged the participations of the Confucius Classroom at Jesus and Mary College and St. Colmcille’s Community School. 53 students and ? teachers visited the Confucius Headquarters (Hanban), Renmin University of China and its affiliated middle school, Beijing No.9 High School successively. Moreover, they also visited the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Niaochao National Stadium, Beijing National Aquatics Center, Terracotta Army, Xi'an Beilin Museum, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda for more first-hand cultural experiences and were all amazed by the splendid performances of Chinese Kongfu and acrobatics. Read more

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