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Cultural China Art Exhibition – July 28 to Aug 2

To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Asian Library and the Culture Regeneration Research Society (CRRS) will be co-hosting an art exhibition featuring three artists from Hong Kong and the local community: Eddy Kwan-Lap Chan, Ella Suen and Desheng Li. The post Cultural China Art Exhibition...

2020 UBC CHIN143 & 243 Final Project Festival

CHIN143 and CHIN243 are Chinese language courses offered by UBC’s Asian Studies department. A series of classroom activities has encouraged heritage students to trace back the origins of their cultural identity, experience the diverse cultures surrounding them, explore their connection to the world, and define their unique identity. Today, students from both classes have presented their outstanding final projects. Please follow their footsteps and listen closely to what they want to say.

2020 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship/Taiwan Scholarship

The Department of Asian Studies is pleased to offer the following two scholarships jointly with the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office: The Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (monthly stipend for Chinese studies at a ROC University) and the Taiwan Scholarship (Tuition coverage for a whole academic year for studies at any ROC University) 

Welcoming The Year Of The Rat!

If you walked around the AMS Nest anytime last week, you might have heard the loud banging of drums or the ocean of laughter coming from the Lower Atrium. That was, in fact, the sound of our Lunar New Year Festivities! From 11:00 AM all the way to 3:00 PM, the AMS Nest was transformed […]

2020 UBC Lantern Festival Poetry Night Invitation

The Chinese Language Program invites you to come out and join us in the annual UBC Lantern Festival Poetry Night. The event will be on Thursday, February 27th from 4:00 – 6:30 PM at the UBC Asian Center Auditorium. Come watch the lines of celebrated poets from a history spanning thousands of years come to […]

Heritage Learner New Year’s Eve Dinner

On the evening of Thursday, January 23rd, the Chinese Language Program’s heritage classes gathered together in the Asian Centre Auditorium for the Inaugural Lunar New Year’s Eve Potluck and celebration. Our turn-out of nearly 100 people consisted of not only the heritage students, but also their friends, and family as well. Considering the variety of […]

January 2020 TAWL/Volunteer Training Weekend

On the weekend of January 11th and 12th, our TA, WorkLearn, and Volunteering students gathered bright and early at the CK Choi Building to kickstart a new term of working. Our TAs and WorkLearns got to team build as well as further sharpen their skills in facilitation and leadership through workshops that were prepared by […]

2020 Lunar New Year Celebration — Year of the Rat

The Chinese Language Program, co-hosted by UBC Chinese Music Club & UBC Asian Studies, invites you to join the 2020 Lunar New Year Celebration for the Year of the Rat. The event will be held at the AMS Nest from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020. What is Lunar New Year? […]

2019 Chinese Fun Night

Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: Asian Centre Auditorium   This year, the annual Chinese Fun Night Event took place on October 1st at the Asian Centre Auditorium, which was hosted by the Chinese Language Program. Faculty members, Teaching Assistants (TAs), Work Learns (WL) and volunteers prepared fun activities […]

2019 Global Seminar: CHIN234 Learning Chinese in a living classroom in Taiwan

  “I think travelling abroad and immersing yourself in other cultures is quintessential to develop into a better, [and a] more understanding person.” A Living Classroom Overview    In this year’s summer Global Seminar, UBC Chinese Language Program offered students to learn Chinese in a living classroom in Taiwan. An overseas language course that involves […]

2019 UBC Language Day

Date: Thursday, September 5th Time: 10 AM – 4 PM Location: open area in front of Walter C. Koerner Library     It’s back to school time! With new students entering and old students returning, the Department of Asian Studies took the chance to exhibit the vastly diverse language programs UBC offers, hosting the annual UBC […]