Reporter 461, 12 February 2001
More than 500 Chinese students celebrated the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Snake, at the City Varieties. The event, organised by The Leeds Chinese Community Association and Leeds Chinese Student and Scholars Association, included traditional Chinese music and dancing.
- Business School staff are celebrating the success of one of their former students, Li Yin, who won first prize in a writing competition organised by the British Council in China. Li Yin, who studied for an MA in Human resource management in 1999-2000, is one of more than 60 students from the Guangdon University of Foreign Studies to have studied at Leeds since links were first established with Guangdon in 1998.
In her winning essay, My Days Studying in Britain, she wrote about the academic culture shock and how her tutors at Leeds helped her to understand certain Western principles. Her prize was two return tickets from China to the UK and £200 spending money.
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