Welcome to December and the 2nd to last Friday Roundup for the year

shanghai at christmas

Welcome to the first Friday Roundup of December, and the second to last Roundup of the year. Thank you to everyone who registered for our public webinar. Unfortunately, we had to postpone this event, but keep an eye out for a new date which will be announced early next year. A reminder that the university will be closed from the 18th of December, reopening on the 11th of January. If you have any queries please contact us before then. 

This week's image was taken at a shopping mall in Shanghai, China during Christmas. Don't forget to send in your China travel images for a chance to be featured in our newsletter, we love seeing all the fantastic places you have visited.


What's New

Chinese Cultural Workshop: Dumplings

A favourite in Chinese homes and Australian homes alike, click here to view our latest workshop and learn how to make delicious dumplings yourself! 


Ongoing Programs

Children's Activities
We have 17 worksheets available on different language and cultural topics. To see the full range of worksheet activities click here.

Nihao 你好 Mate 
Click here to view the latest episode. 

Private Tuition
To find out more email us

Our full list of online programs can be found here 


Chengyu of the week

Chengyu 成语 are a type of Chinese idiom which mostly consist of four characters. They were widely used in classical Chinese and are still commonly used today.

Direct Translation: east - spread - west - gaze
Meaning: to look east and west, to gaze around, to look around in all directions

Click here to learn more about this chengyu and how to use it.


Covid-19 Updates

Chinese Speaking Community

For those seeking Information on COVID-19 and the changing rules and regulation in simplified or traditional Chinese, please follow the links below:

Simplified Chinese 简体中文
Traditional Chinese 繁體中文


The University is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and our response is being shaped by the latest advice from Australian health and foreign affairs authorities. For further information visit the University's designated page here.

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