Course guidelines for SECOND SEMESTER 2021

The UJCI has released its course guidelines for the online teaching of Mandarin for the second semester of 2021 from 2-3 August to 10-11 November. The courses will comprise accredited online courses in Basic Mandarin and Intermediate Mandarin open to UJ students only, and online HSK Chinese language proficiency courses open to all, including UJ students and staff. The guidelines include more detailed information about the courses, the timetables, as well as application and registration procedures.

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We have launched two WhatsApp groups in order to assist our students with information about our Mandarin courses and other activities, and also to provide essential teaching and other material. To join the WhatsApp groups, click on the buttons below:

'COVID-19 is our common enemy'

On 10 April 2020, a group of African ambassadors in China lodged an official protest with the Chinese authorities about the treatment of Africans living in the commercial city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. In an article in Africa China Review on 13 April 2020, Prof J. Alexander Nuetah, a Liberian scholar who has lived and studied in China, says he believes the reported incidents neither reflect the general attitudes of Chinese towards Africans nor an official policy of Chinese authorities towards Africans in the fight against COVID-19. Read more >>

Freedom Day message

South Africa has celebrated Freedom Day 2020 under challenging circumstances. For a message of support and solidarity from a member of our Chinese staff at the UJCI, click here.

UJCI NEWS

UJCI students star in Chinese Bridge competition

Two UJCI students starred in the final round of the 19th Chinese Bridge Competition for South African students which was held online on 6-7 May. Read more >>

ENCOUNTERS WITH CHINA

Winter camp 2018

UJCI students reflect on their experiences during the Confucius Institute Winter Camp in December 2018. Read more >>

Summer camp 2018

UJCI students write about their experiences in China during the Confucius Institute Summer Camp in September 2018. Read more >>

COURSES AND PROGRAMMES

Why study Mandarin?

Given South Africa’s burgeoning ties with China, there is a growing need for South Africans to learn to speak, read and write Mandarin. Read more >>

Bursaries to study in China

Advanced students in Mandarin at the UJCI are eligible for bursaries enabling them to further their studies in China. Read more >>

Courses in Mandarin

The UJCI offers accredited courses in Basic Mandarin, Intermediate Mandarin, Advanced Mandarin, as well as courses in HSK Mandarin I – V. Read more >>