UWI to introduce minor in Chinese

The Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is to offer an academic minor in Chinese beginning in the second semester of the 2017-2018 academic year, Principal Eudine Barriteau has announced.

Barriteau last night told the official opening of the Confucius Institute’s (CI) new building at Cave Hill that the non-profit public educational organization “has been working with the Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics to develop a minor in Chinese to be taught within the Faculty of Humanities and Education”.

The Cave Hill institute was approved last year as a Caribbean HSK –– Chinese Proficiency Test –– testing centre for Chinese language, meaning it would be allowed to confer students with internationally recognized certification in Chinese. Read more

Source: Barbados Today