The future of micro-messaging

The Chinese name for WeChat is Wēixìn, which translates literally to “micro-message”. The app’s actual existence stands in direct contradiction to its name, as WeChat is anything but micro.     Released in 2011 by Tencent Holdings Limited, the app presents itself as China’s “super-app for everything”. Currently with over 980 million active users, WeChat […]

UCD Confucius Centre project runs significantly over budget

  The construction of a new centre in University College Dublin (UCD) is currently delayed and around €4.8 million over Budget. UCD President Andrew Deeks had expressed his concern over the building project, stating it risked a “diplomatic incident” between Ireland and China. The project was intended to be completed in late 2016 but now […]

Trinity College graduate becomes first Irish recipient of Schwarzman Scholarship

Lara Connaughton, a Business, Economics and Social Studies (BESS) graduate, has gained a place in the Schwarzman Scholarship programme, making her the first Irish applicant to do so since the programme was founded in 2013. Lara specialised in Business and Economics in her final year, and graduated this year with a first class honours degree. […]

The giant panda’s disappearance from the endangered species list

The giant panda has become something of a success story after the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) downgraded its threat level from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’. This is largely due to the monumental efforts made by the Chinese government to preserve this icon of Chinese wildlife.   Intensive captive breeding programmes and efforts to […]

Trinity announces strategic partnership with Beijing Foreign Studies University

Including Beijing Foreign Studies University, Trinity has 16 major partnerships with universities in the East Asia region. These include universities in Japan, Korea, Singapore, the Hong Kong region, as well as Mainland China.

Chinese students seek edge at Irish universities

What does Irish higher education mean to Chinese students?

College launches new Chinese language website

College expands online presence in China as part of efforts to increase international student numbers.


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