The Nottingham Confucius Institute

Range of activities

Drawing upon the expertise and resources of UoN, its partner institution Fudan University and Hanban, the Nottingham Confucius Institute offers the following range of activities:

Chinese language

  • Language classes for the general public
  • Tailored lessons for businesses
  • One-to-one private lessons
  • Tailored lessons for small groups
  • Language partner programme 
  • Mandarin Corner 

Language proficiency test

  • Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)
  • HSK Speaking Test (HSKK)
  • Youth Chinese Test (YCT)
  • Business Chinese Test (BCT)

Support for local schools

  • Delivering Chinese language and cultural enrichment activities
  • Running lunchtime/after school clubs
  • Teacher training programmes
  • Organising student/headmaster delegation visits to China
  • Contributing to China-related curricula in schools

Community engagement

  • Chinese New Year celebration events
  • Events and exhibitions to showcase contemporary Chinese popular art, painting, photography and performing arts
  • Seminars on Chinese medicine to improve health and wellbeing

Building links through learning and research

  • Scholarships to study in China
  • Internship opportunities
  • Promoting research co-operation between UoN and Chinese institutions

Promoting business engagement with China

  • Workshops, seminars and briefing events for SMEs
  • Tailored workshops on Chinese culture and business etiquette
  • Supporting exchange visits

Summer Palace

Child Painting



Nottingham Confucius Institute

Room A23, CI Library
Si Yuan Building
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 748 4502
fax: +44 (0)115 846 6324