Category Archives: General

Beijing: Incoming – Dominic Johnson-Hill

Dominic Johnson-Hill of Plastered T-Shirts to join CBYA at Beiluo Bread Bar on 26th March 2014, 7pm Dominic has been in Beijing since 1993 and 10 years on founded Plastered T-shirts – taking iconic Chinese imagery and placing it on …

CBYA run Mandarin Enrichment Day at Old Swinford Hospital School

On 11th March, members of CBYA’s Oxford branch ran a Mandarin enrichment day at Old Swinford Hospital, a state boarding school in the West Midlands.  Hannah Yu Pearson and Kong Qingling gave lessons about Chinese life, language, and culture to …

Gay Cinema in China

Wednesday, 5th March, 7.30pm   The Mure Room, Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford The China-Britain Youth Association invites you to attend a talk on Chinese Gay Cinema this Wednesday. Mac McCarthy, a lecturer from the University of Central Lancashire, will be …

CBYA Christmas Party: BEIJING

On Monday 16th December British young professionals and students gathered in ‘The Bar’ in Sanlitun for an evening of Christmas cheer. Another Christmas in Beijing was celebrated with mulled wine and mince pies almost exactly as one would expect in …

NORTH KOREA UNMASKED : Travelling tales from North Korea

Simon Cockerell presented a fascinating talk at a Sarangbang in Wudaokou on December 5th. Having travelled to the DPRK over 120 times (at time of writing) with his work at Koryo Tours he was able to lift the lid on …

Beijing: ACYA-CBYA Pub Crawl

In true Commonwealth style, CBYA Beijing and its members set out on a pubcrawl with our Australian cousins at the ACYA. We made our way through the hutongs visiting 5 bars throughout the afternoon and night. For 100rmb it was a …

Dialogue Application Deadline Extended

DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED! APPLY BEFORE OCTOBER 15TH FOR A CHANCE TO JOIN THE CHINA-BRITAIN YOUTH ASSOCIATION DIALOGUE 2012! China-Britain Youth Dialogue 2012 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - YOUNG LEADERS FORUM Date: London, 19th–20th November,2012 Venue: Asia House, LSE Confucius Institute and Houses of Parliament This year, …

CBYA Bid Farewell to Recipients of the Chinese Government Scholarship

Last week, CBYA Director, Adam Tyndall was a guest at a reception held in honour of the recipients of the Chinese Government Scholarship. This was held at the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in London. This was particularly fitting …

EVENT: Confucius Institute for Business London (LSE): Public Lecture & Panel Discussion

“A Chinese Century? China’s future impact on global law and business.” Time:       19th June 2012 Tuesday 6:30pm-8:00pm Venue:  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London School of Economics, London WC2A 3LJ Chair:       Nick Byrne With Chinese foreign investment predicted to grow …

CBYA Oxford Gets Sociable

  Members of the China-Britain Youth Association enjoyed a fantastic meal at Paddyfields in Oxford this week. Here are a few photos: