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 Lecturer of the Year: Li-jung Lee

Since joining the Department of Asian Studies as a visiting lecturer in 2018, Li-jung Lee has taught a wide variety of non-heritage and heritage Chinese Language courses, but makes her home teaching 100-level non-heritage and lower-level heritage courses. In her short time here, Li-jung’s enthusiasm for teaching and her contributions to both the curriculum and […]

Welcome to our 2020-2021 School Year!

On behalf of the UBC Chinese Language Program, we extend a warm welcome to all students for the 2020-2021 academic year! This year marks a new beginning for all of us, as we adjust to our unique circumstances. Nonetheless, we hope your school year is filled with learning and opportunity. More importantly, don’t hesitate to […]

2020-2021 Volunteer Recruitment

As the new school year is approaching, the Chinese program is currently seeking for volunteers who are native Chinese speakers. With the upcoming events, we need all genuine volunteers to come and help us in creating a huge and successful event! To enhance the quality of the Chinese oral assistance program and volunteers’ communication and […]

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? […]