Group Photo of Inaugural Board Meeting of Confucius Institute. See more»
Chinese Arts Performance group photo. See more»
Chinese Bridge Competition group photo.
The Beauty of Chinese Traditional Dance. See more»
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Outreach program volunteers giving gifts to Barbadian Youth. See more»

News and Events

The Confucius Institute at The West Indies Cave Hill Campus held its 2021, Primary and Secondary School Chinese Bridge Competition. This year's participants included 23 students from The Ellerslie Secondary School, The Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and the St. Stephen's Primary School collectively.

His Excellency Hallam Henry, Ambassador Designate of Barbados to the People’s Republic of China, paid a visit to the Confucius Institute (CI).

The Confucius Institute held its weekly Chinese Culture Club session. The presentation was another installment of our popular event "One Person, One Dish" The concept aims to examine the similarities and differences between Chinese culture and Barbadian culture through cuisine indigenous to each country.

About Us

The Confucius Institute (Chinese: 孔子学院; pinyin: Kǒngzǐ Xuéyuàn) is a non-profit public educational organisation operating in approximately 6 continents,dozens of countries with approxiamtely 480 institutes whose aim is to provide Chinese language and cultural training resources to foreigners as well as to facilitate cultural and educational exchanges. Read More »


The Confucius Institute conducts various Chinese language courses at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. The courses do not offer university credit although students will be awarded certification. Teaching time is 1 hour per week. Find out more »


Learn as though you would never be able to master it, hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it. (Confucius, Chinese philosopher)