Greater China

Your Top 5 Tips to Learning Chinese Online in 2021

Are you a budding Mandarin learner? Maybe a consolidated Chinese linguist? Perhaps you’ve just started your Chinese language journey and looking for a concise, well-researched list of some of the best online study options around? While opportunities for in-country learning … Read More

MOOCs and Micro-Credentials: Online Upskilling to Boost Your Asia Literacy

For people around the world, online learning is more than just a passing phase. Open Universities, edX and Coursera have been making education accessible long before COVID-19 forced most people online. Whilst the pandemic has helped some to attend international … Read More

I. Hybrid China internships (featured)

Hybrid China internships: 5 advisory and advocacy internships to keep an eye out for in the second half of 2021

The first half of 2021 is quickly drawing to an end. Some of you may have spent it thinking you would get to do all the things you missed out on doing in 2020. That’s not happening.  But what is happening … Read More

The Merits of Virtual Engagement – Reflections on Attending the 2021 Yenching Global Symposium

Founded in 2014, Peking University’s Yenching Academy provides a rigorous Master’s program for the multidisciplinary study of China and the Yenching Global Symposium (YGS) is an annual, highly competitive, symposium made up of engaging lectures, panel discussions, and interactive sessions addressing both China’s impact … Read More

AO China Article | Image 1 | Practising biculturalism on home turf: Australia Live with ABC Chinese | Darcy Moore

Engaging with Chinese-Australian Communities: “Australia Live” with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The following article was written for Asia Options. Views presented in this article are the author’s, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). So, we’ve busted our guts learning Chinese language in Australia. Naturally, we … Read More

COVID Update: Where to next for student exchange in Asia for Australian students?

Studying abroad has always been an exciting option for Australian students because it offers them the chance to see the world and also exciting opportunities such as agriculture in Indonesia or volunteering in Japan. Asia is always a popular destination … Read More

AO China Article | Image 1 | So, Would You Say You’re Fluent? Upskilling Your Language Skills as a Chinese-English Translator and Interpreter | Darcy Moore

So, would you say you’re fluent? Upskilling your language skills as a Chinese-English translator and interpreter

As bilingual and multilingual young professionals, we often get roped into doing informal translation and interpreting tasks. Read on to find out how you can formalise your Chinese-English language skills as an accredited translator and interpreter in Australia, and why … Read More

Yenching Scholars Program: What is it and What Makes it so Great?

What is it? The Yenching Academy is a fully-funded, two-year Masters-level scholarship program for both Chinese and international students, based within Peking University, Beijing. Jointly funded by the China Scholarship Council and the University itself, the program aims to attract … Read More

New Colombo Plan: In-Depth Interviews with NCP Scholars on how to apply and make the most of your program

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship This incredible opportunity has been dubbed the most competitive scholarship for Australian undergraduate students and for good reason. The scholarship is a dream come true for many that could see you studying, interning and learning … Read More

Reflections on the Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit: How and Why You Should Actively Involve Yourself in the Australia-China Space

From the 16th to the 19th of January, I attended the tenth installment of the Australia China Emerging Leaders Summit (ACELS) in Guangzhou, China. Organised by a small cohort of members from the Australia China Youth Association (ACYA), with the … Read More