Plenty of exciting things coming up at CI

The Great Wall in Autumn

Fortnightly Roundup

Welcome to this week's Fortnightly Roundup. Over the next month, we have many exciting things for you to look forward to. Shortly we will be releasing a new Nihao Mate episode about Chinese snacks and ways to describe different flavours in Chinese, as well as a cultural workshop video teaching Chinese Knotting. Mid-Autumn Festival is also fast approaching. We will be holding a special Chinese Conversation Corner on September 16th to celebrate, where participants can learn to make mooncakes. Places will be extremely limited and registration is essential, please email us to secure your spot. In the second week of the school holidays, we also plan to run 2 cultural workshops, Taichi and Chinese painting, which are validated by Children's University Australasia. Registration details for these workshops will be in our next newsletter. 

PACE's Chinese language courses are also beginning in just a couple of weeks and registration closes shortly. Further information below.

This week's image was taken of The Great Wall, by Hanson Lu. 


Chinese Conversation Corner
Thursday's 4 - 5 pm, Ligertwood 112 & Friday's 4 - 5 pm, Napier 108

Chinese Conversation Corner pairs Chinese native speakers with Chinese learners to practice their Mandarin. All levels, ages and both students and non-students are welcome to attend.

Semester 2 Class Schedule:
Thursday's, 4-5 pm, in Ligertwood 112: The class topic will be prepared by us and is a great way to extend your knowledge and vocab.
Friday's 4-5 pm, in Napier 108: This lesson will be an opportunity for language learners to seek personalised help with their own language study.

Chinese Language Courses by PACE
September - November 2021

Professional and Continuing Education, knowns as PACE,  have reintroduced their short-term language courses again after a halt to the programs in 2020. The two courses offered are Introduction to Chinese and Chinese First Year Intensive. The courses will run from September to November. For those interested in their programs, please look for more information on the PACE website. Registration closes soon.


OzAsia Festival
October 21 - November 7

Returning this year is Australia's leading contemporary arts festival engaging with Asia. There is something for everyone at OzAsia Festival, from live performances, the moon lantern parade, and lucky dumpling markets. For more information on the festival, click here

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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