UAE University students take part in 18th ‘Chinese Bridge’ competition

ABU DHABI, Ten students from four major universities in the UAE joined the 18th Chinese Bridge competition recently. The competition sees students across the world take part to encourage learning the Chinese language and strengthen the world’s understanding of Chinese culture.

The winners will meet hundreds of other international participants in the finals in China.

Since its launch in 2007, this annual event has been held consecutively for 11 years and attracted a considerable number of students from more than 140 countries to join over 550 Confucius Institutes spread worldwide. Two of these are in the UAE, one located at the Zayed University Abu Dhabi Campus, and the other at the University of Dubai.

Five students participated from Zayed University in both campuses, two from New York University Abu Dhabi, two from Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, and one from UAEU.

Source: Emirates News Agency