Contact us

Location

The Institute main office is second floor of the James Logie Building on the University of Canterbury Ilam campus. Our reception is in room 209.

Postal address

Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
CHRISTCHURCH 8140
New Zealand

Phone and email

Phone: +64 3 369 4399
confucius-institute@canterbury.ac.nz

Director

Dr Chia-rong Wu
Room: 518, James Logie Building
Phone: +64 3 369 1035
chiarong.wu@canterbury.ac.nz

Deputy Director

Associate Professor Janet (Qianhua) Yu
Room: 207, Logie Building
Phone: +64 3 369 3383
qianhua.yu@canterbury.ac.nz

Administrative Staff

Rosa-Jane Whitcombe
Bilingual Project Coordinator
Room: 208, Logie Building
Phone: +64 3 369 5194
Mobile: +64 27 552 5617

rosa-jane.whitcombe@canterbury.ac.nz

The Board

  • Professor Jonathan Le Cocq (Chair)
    Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Arts UC
  • Prof CHEN Jianguo (Deputy Chair)
    Vice-president of HUST
  • Professor Sonia Mazey
    Pro-Vice-Chancellor of UC (College of Business and Law)
  • Prof Evgeny Pavlov
    Head of the Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies
  • Dr Chris Jones
    Dean (International) / PACE Coordinator (UC)
  • Dr Ian MacDonald
    Director of International Growth Strategies UC
  • Professor XU Mingwu
    Dean ofSchool of Foreign Languages at HUST
  • ZHAI Jianjun
    Education Consul at the People's Republic of China Consulate General in Christchurch

The Staff

  • Chris (Liguo) Shi
    Language Instructor
  • Huijuan Hu
    Language Instructor
  • Bi Wang
    Language Instructor

2020 Mandarin Language Assistants

  • Fan (Evan) ZHANG (Christchurch)

  • Xinjie (Jade) HU (Christchurch)

  • Yingshan (Ying) GU (Christchurch)

  • Binbin (Lucy) ZUO (Christchurch)

  • Ya (Lydia) YANG (Christchurch)

  • Mingyu (Skylar) ZHU (Christchurch)

  • Yayu (Skye) LI (Christchurch)

  • Weibin (Andy) ZOU (Christchurch)

  • Yan (Louise) LIU (Christchurch)

  • Xue (Fiona) WANG (Christchurch)

  • Yao (York) YANG (Christchurch)

  • Ning (Mary) WANG (Christchurch)

  • Yisu (Lily) CHEN (Christchurch)

  • Peipei (June) LI (Christchurch)

  • Liu (Simone) YANG (Christchurch)

  • Jiaqi (Daria) HUANG (Christchurch)

  • Yue (Esther) WU (Christchurch)

  • Mengqing (Lauren) YANG (Christchurch)

  • Mei (Emily) JIN (Christchurch)

  • Yang (Yang) YANG (Christchurch)

  • Yafang (Joy) XIE (Christchurch)

  • Liming (Lydia) QI (Christchurch)

  • Jie (Joanna) JIANG (Dunedin)

  • Yulian (Ann) LI (Dunedin)

  • Xingna (Sinna) SHEN (Dunedin)

  • Zhenli (Jenny) YU (Dunedin)

  • Qifang (Annie) SHI (Dunedin)

  • Simin (Elise) XIONG (Dunedin)

  • Lulu (Effy) XU (Queenstown)

  • Jianyue (Joy) GUO (Oamaru)

  • Ying (Betty) ZENG (Oamaru)

  • Xushan (Echo) LANG (Oamaru)

  • Jiangjing (Wendy) WU (Balclutha)

  • Xuer’er (Snow) YANG (Balclutha)

  • Liangchan (Rebecca) GAO (Balclutha)

  • Huijie (Jane) GONG (Balclutha)

  • Xiaolu (Sharon) CHEN (Nelson)

  • Mengting (Molly) HE (Nelson)

  • Pan (William) WANG (Greymouth)

  • Rong (Grace) CHEN (Timaru)

  • Yong (Tom) TANG (Invercargill)

  • Zhengnan (Nadia) SHEN (Mosgiel)