By Junaid Ameerah
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has opened admission for its Chinese language programmes. The admission is open to members of the university community and the general public.
The programme is offered by the Confucius Institute and interested Nigerians and others willing to learn the Chinese Language can enroll in any of the following available classes:
- Chinese Proficiency Classes (HSK 1-6)
- Business Chinese Classes
- Chinese Culinary Classes
- Chinese Dance Classes
The university listed some benefits students who enroll for the Chinese language programmes
stand to gain. These include:
•Opportunity to acquire a new language skill.
•International job placements with United Nations agencies, International NGOs, multinational
•Translating and interpreting job offers.
•Scholarship opportunities for Undergraduate
and Postgraduate Studies in China.
•Job recruitment with Chinese Companies within and outside Nigeria.
•Enhanced international exposure and knowledge.
According to the university, classes are held on both weekdays and weekends at the Confucius Institute which is located behind the Faculty of Arts. It also stated that the tuition fees for the programme are very affordable.