Graduation Project -- Thesis Defense of B.A. Degree Students

Type: 
Proposal Presentation
Start Date: 
Fri, 2013-05-24 08:36
Location/Venue: 
UoN

 

On May 24, 2013, CIUON conducted the thesis defense for the graduates of BA Degree in major of Chinese language. 16 students are well down in the thesis defense and did a good job in the graduation project. 

 

Contact Person: 
HoD

Chinese Bridge Competition

Type: 
Others
Start Date: 
Fri, 2013-06-28 08:33

The Chinese bridge competition is usually done between April and May of every year. The purpose of this competition is to offer opportunity to non native Chinese speakers to showcase their skills and talents on various topics as well general knowledge about China. Winning contestants are normally given a free round trip air ticket and a one year full scholarship.

Contact Person: 
HoD

HSK Tests

Type: 
Others
Start Date: 
Sat, 2013-04-20 08:28 - Mon, 2013-05-20 08:28
Location/Venue: 
Confucius Institute Headquarters

The HSK exam is an International examination administered by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters - a state body which regulates exams to non native Chinese speakers. The Confucius Institute at University of Nairobi was selected to be the only centre that offers HSK Tests in the Kenya. On April 20th, 2013 CIUON held HSK Test Level 1 to Level 5 and about 100 students participate in the tests. 

Contact Person: 
HoD

Local Chinese Language Teachers Training Program

Start Date: 
Tue, 2013-03-05 08:22 - Fri, 2013-04-05 08:22
Location/Venue: 
Nairobi

Local Chinese Language Teachers Training Program started in May 2012, and at the beginning of the new semester the CIUON held a seminar with the high school teachers on the program of Chinese programs in their high schools on March 5, 2013.

 

Contact Person: 
HoD

Chinese Spring Festival Celebration

Type: 
Others
Start Date: 
Fri, 2013-02-08 08:22 - Fri, 2013-03-08 08:22
Location/Venue: 
UoN

In order to have students and Kenyan young people experience Chinese culture, CIUON held a function of Chinese Spring Festival Culture on Feb. 8th, 2013. The activity includes lion and dragon dance, performance of Chinese songs, Chinese calligraphy practice, Chinese movie show, and making Chinese food. About 500 students participate in the function.

Contact Person: 
HoD

Prof. Magoha, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi attends Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing

Date and time: 
Sat, 2012-12-15 08:08
Location / Venue: 

Beijing

Prof. Magoha, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, as a Council Member of Confucius Institute Headquarters, attended the 7th Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing on Dec. 15 – 18, 2012. Prof. Isaac Mbeche, D.V.C. of SA, as a director representing CIUON, also attended the Conference. During the conference CIUON was awarded the Advanced Academy among the Confucius Institutes in the world. This is the sixth time that CIUON received such a reward

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2013-12-31 08:08
Contact Person: 

HoD

Confucius Institute choir students participate in the Winter Camp Chinese program in Tianjin Normal University

Date and time: 
Sun, 2012-12-09 08:07

CIUON began to organize the Winter Camp program for the University choir students three year ago. Today it is the third time that Confucius Institute sends 21 choir students to participate in the Winter Camp Chinese program in Tianjin Normal University from Dec. 9th, 2012 to Jan. 5th, 2013.

The theme of the Winter Camp for the Choir is “My Chinese Dream. db

Agenda includes:

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2013-12-31 08:07
Contact Person: 

HoD

CIUON Winter Camp of Chinese Language in Tianjin Normal University

Date and time: 
Fri, 2013-06-28 08:08
Location / Venue: 

Tianjin Normal University

CIUON organized a delegation of government officials form Kenyan Education Ministry and Senior Staff of Nairobi University to visit China and participate in the Winter Camp of Chinese Language in Tianjin Normal University, China, form Dec. 9 – 19, 2012.

The Theme of the Winter Camp is “Learning Chinese and Experiencing China”.

 

Agenda includes:

1.       Visiting the cities of Tianjin and Beijing

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2013-12-31 08:08
Contact Person: 

HoD

Background

Confucius is a Great thinker, Educator, Philosopher and the father of Confucianism in Chinese history.  His Doctrine has a very important influence throughout the world.

Confucius Institute is an education organization, with a mission of helping the people in the world to learn Chinese language and the culture of China.

Confucius Institute at University of Nairobi was launched, as the first Confucius Institute in Africa, on Monday, the 19th December, 2005. His Excellency, the president of People’s Republic of China, Mr. Hu Jintao, met the students and teachers on his visit to Kenya in 2006.  The Confucius Institute at University of Nairobi has been voted top 20 Confucius Institutes with the excellent reward five times in succession from 2007 to the end of 2011.

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