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‘Model’ Confucius Institute status

It was a great end to 2015 with the awarding of ‘Model’ status to Nottingham Confucius Institute at the 10th Confucius Institute Conference in Shanghai. The award was presented by Mme LIU Yandong, Vice Premier of China and Chairwoman of the Council of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, to Professor Chris Rudd, Chair of Nottingham Confucius …

Gaokao Champions meet Nobel Laureate

  On Wednesday the Asia Business Centre and the Nottingham Confucius Institute hosted the Chinese internet company Baidu Wenku and 10 Gaokao Champions at the University of Nottingham. The Champions achieved the top grade in their respective Provinces and it was great to welcome them to Nottingham. http://tinyurl.com/pxjgavc The University signed a MOU with Baiku …

A successful week in India

         As part of a University of Nottingham delegation led by Professor Michele Clarke and linking up with a Nottingham City delegation, I visited New Delhi and Chandigarh last week. Our Country Representative-Varrtika Mudaliar formed a key part of our group.  The purpose of the visit was to get closer to the …

Nottingham in India

Exciting times with Nottingham in India. Leading up to my trip to Chandigarh as part of a wider Nottingham mission next week, I participated in the Nottingham Round Table at the High Commission of India on Friday 17 July. We were generously hosted by the Deputy High Commissioner, Dr Virander Paul. Dr Paul led a …