Courses - Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury - University of Canterbury - New Zealand


The Confucius Institute at the University of Canterbury (CIUC) offers a range of courses for people with either a personal or a professional interest in Chinese language and/or culture. 

Evening Courses

 These classes are a fun and relaxed way to improve your fluency in Chinese. Visit Chinese evening classes for more information or email

Chinese Calligraphy Course

Chinese calligraphyNew students are welcome to join the calligraphy course organised by CIUC.

For more information, click here.


Tai Chi Classes

UC taichiTai Chi classes are held each term. Please register by filling out this form. Alternatively, lessons are available throughout the year, for groups of five students or more. Classes will be arranged to suit the students' and teacher's convenience.


Chinese Tea House

The Chinese Tea House is a space where everyone is welcome to come and practise their Chinese language skills with a native speaker and experience a little of Chinese culture.


  • Phone: +64 3 369 4399
  • Contacts Page
  • Physical Address
    Level 2
    Logie Building
    Ilam Campus
    University of Canterbury
  • Postal Address
    Confucius Institute
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140
    New Zealand
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