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Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a Taste of Chinese Culture

Category: News / March 1, 2017

The Chinese Cultural Event Co-Hosted by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and Galway Education Centre Confucius Classroom Read more...

2017 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland

Category: News / March 1, 2017

2017 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland, organized by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, was held in the Convention Centre Dublin on February 11th, coincided with the Lantern Festival of the New Year of the Rooster. The spectacular gala drew nearly 2,000 audiences, including the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong and other distinguished guests. Read more...

UCD President Prof Andrew Deeks Received the 2016 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award

Category: News / March 1, 2017

The 11th Confucius Institute Conference was held in Kunming, China from December 10th to 11th, 2016. UCD President Prof Andrew Deeks was among the 2,200 university presidents and regional Confucius Institute representatives from 140 countries who attended the Conference. Madam Liu Yandong, Vice Premier presented the Medal of the 2016 Individual Performance Excellence Award to Prof Deeks for his outstanding leadership working as the Chairman of the Executive Board of UCD Confucius Institute. Since its inception a decade ago, UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) has won a number of the Confucius Institute of the Year awards, but President Andrew Deeks is the first ever person to be awarded the Medal of the individual performance excellence. Read more...

Ambassador Yue Xiaoyong Delivers a Public Lecture on China’s Foreign Policy at University College Dublin

Category: News / March 1, 2017

On December 1st, 2016, H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, delivered a public lecture entitled “China’s Foreign Policies” for the 33rd Confucius PhD Students Forum of University College Dublin (UCD) as well as Confucius Public Lecture Series. More than 120 staff and students from UCD attended the inspiring lecture. Guest of honour from the Chinese Embassy also included Prof. Xiaochuang Wu, the First Secretary in charge of Education Section, Mr. Xiongwen Pan, Head of Political & Press Section as well as Mr. Yang Wei, the Attaché at Political & Press Section. Read more...

UCD Media Services Holds Photography Workshop for UCD Confucius Institute Staff

Category: News / March 1, 2017

UCD Media Services held a photography workshop for UCD Confucius Institute staff on November 11th, 2016. The workshop was hosted by Vincent Hoban, UCD art lecturer and well-known photographer.  Mr Xiaochuang Wu, First Secretary of the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland attended the event, along with staff of the UCD Confucius Institute and photography aficionados. Read more...

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