Richmond President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lawrence Abeln, together with Dr George X Zhang, Professor of Chinese and Director of the Centre for Modern Languages at Richmond, welcomed a team of visitors this week from the Beijing Culture and Language University (BLCU).
Having been established in 1962, BLCU is the only university of its kind in China that specialises in offering Chinese language and culture courses to foreign students.  BLCU also provides professional courses in various fields, such as foreign languages, Chinese language, information science, economics, arts, and other majors to Chinese students. In addition, BLCU supplies language courses designed for those who plan to study abroad.