Stay up to date with the latest news from the Confucius Institute.

  • “Victoria University Day” in Xiamen, China

    A senior VUW delegation visited the southern Chinese coastal city of Xiamen over the Easter break, to discuss joint university programmes and to celebrate Victoria University of Wellington Day at Xiamen University (XMU).  Xiamen University has a longstanding relationship with VUW, including being the partner university for the VUW Confucius Institute.

  • Combating a Monolingual New Zealand

    The Confucius Institute’s Mandarin Language Assistants’ (MLA) programme was highlighted in this week’s RNZ Voices programme as one successful model for promoting second (and third) language learning in New Zealand schools.

  • Chinese New Year Festival 2018

    The Confucius Institute was proud to continue its sponsorship of the Chinese New Year Festival, and help Wellington usher in the Year of the Dog in style.

  • Orientation Week For Class Of 2018 Mandarin Language Assistant

    VUW CI Mandarin Language Assistants (MLA) Class of 2018 arrived in New Zealand over the first weekend of February, before heading straight into their week-long orientation programme to prepare them professionally and personally for their year-long placements across nearly 150 schools from Wellington to Tauranga.