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Irish Secondary School Principals Return with Deeper Understanding from Fourth Trip to China Organised by UCD Confucius Institute

In News By Super User / Nov 13, 2014

The fourth Irish Secondary School Principals Trip to China, organised by the UCD Confucius Institute, was successfully completed on the 2nd of November. During the 7 day visit to Beijing, 6 Irish principals visited the headquarters of the Confucius Institute and two prestigious Chinese schools - The high school affiliated to Renmin University and the No. 4 High School Beijing. The principals also toured around the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven, as well as local Hutongs and the 798 Arts Centre. These attractions were chosen to showcase the best of both traditional and modern China.  Read more

First Winter Camp in China for Irish Secondary School Students Organised by UCD CII

In News By Super User / Nov 11, 2014

On October 29th 2014, twenty students from Jesus & Mary College Goatstown finished their 8-day trip to China organised by the UCD CII, Renmin University of China and Hanban, the Confucius Institute Headquarters. During their trip, the students visited the headquarters of the Confucius Institute, RUC and the High School affiliated to Beijing Normal University. They also visited some places of interest such as the Summer Palace, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and the Terra-Cotta Warriors and gained a unique insight into ancient Chinese culture through their experience. Read more

MoA Singed Between the Headquarters and UCD in relation to the Model Confucius Institute Building at UCD

In News By Super User / Nov 5, 2014

On October 26th, 2014, accompanied by Irish Ambassador to China, H.E. Paul Kavanagh, President of UCD, Professor Andrew J Deeks, and Director of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, Professor Liming Wang, Irish Minister for Education and Skills, Madam Jan O'Sullivan visited the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and the Demonstration Centre of Chinese Culture of the Headquarters in Beijing. Chief Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, Madam Xu Lin and Deputy Chief Executive, Mr. Wang Yongli extended warm welcome to and met with the delegation. Read more

10th Anniversary of Confucius Institutes Worldwide

In News By Super User / Oct 2, 2014

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute worldwide, UCD CII held a unique celebration on Saturday September 27th, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. About 500 students of the UCD CII participated in the Learning Outcomes Exhibition and performances which demonstrate the charm of Chinese culture. The celebration was also attended by some invited guests including H.E. Xu Jianguo, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, Counsellor Zhang Shujing, Mr Alan Dixon, Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Region, Enterprise Ireland, Prof. Dermot Moran, President of the International Federation of Philosophical Societies and Mr. Gerry Breen, former Lord Mayor of Dublin.  Read more

Sino-European Research Centre for Creative Economy launched in UCD

In News By Super User / Aug 22, 2014

On 18th August 2014, UCD witnessed the opening ceremony of Inaugural International Conference on Creative Economics and the unveiling ceremony of Sino-European Research Centre for Creative Economy. H.E. Jianguo Xu, the Chinese Ambassador, and Dr. Brendan Halligan, Chairman of the Institute of International and European Affairs and Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, presented the ceremony and unveiled the plague. Representatives from the Irish businesses, government agencies, and academic institutions were invited to witness the exciting moment and interact with the delegation of entrepreneurs who came a long way from China.   Read more

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