Mandarin Chinese Language Program


Courses and Campuses

UAA/UCS offers Mandarin courses from K,level 1 to 12 (ages 5 to adult). All students will be assessed and assigned to appropriate classes. The School also offers challenge examination tutorials, PIN YIN and Adult Conversation classes. Staffing with experienced and qualified teachers, we choose textbooks written specifically for students use Chinese as a second language in accordance to the British Columbia School Board curriculum. We teach simplified Chinese Characters and use Traditional Chinese Characters for reference purposes only.

There are six (6) campuses in total. The main schools are in Surrey and Langley open every Saturday. The other four (4) campuses are located in Langley City, Fraser Heights, White Rock/South Surrey, and North Vancouver/West Vancouver.  They open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

There is a current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. This outbreak has been classified as a global pandemic. HXMS and UAA’s Mandarin courses online will remain as the replacement to our all schools and campus until it has passed. 目前冠状病毒(COVID-19)疫情下,华夏多元文化协会和环球中文学校的网络中文(普通话)课程已成为我们学校各校区的主要教学渠道。



电话/短信 Phone: 604-782-9207,voice/text 604-787-9207

Hua Xia Mandarin Program was established in 2003. We partner with UAA/UCS and expended operation into multiple campuses in Surrey and Langley in 2013.




Please find your preferred school location of Google map at the following link

Surrey Fraser Heights Campus 台湾村
16060-108 Avenue, Surrey(Fraser Heights Secondary)
Times: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Tuesday), 上课时间: 星期二 下午6:00 – 8:00

White Rock – South Surrey Campus 白石南素里
1785 148 St, Surrey(Semiahmoo Secondary School)
Times: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Wednesday), 上课时间: 星期三 下午4:00 – 6:00

* NEW! * 兰里第二新校区 Langley Second Campus 兰里二校 
20686 84 Ave, Langley City(Yorkson Creek Middle School)
Times: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Thursday), 上课时间: 星期四 下午6:00 – 8:00

兰里校区 Langley First Campus 
7755 202A St, Langley City (Peter Ewart Middle School)
Times: 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM (Saturday), 上课时间: 星期六 下午1:30 – 4:00

Surrey Fleetwood Main Campus 素里总校 (P, K至十二年级)
16065 – 88 Avenue, Surrey(St. Matthew’s Elementary School)
Times: 9:40 AM – 12:10 NOON (Saturday), 上课时间: 星期六 上午9:40 – 12:10

北岸新校区 North Shore Campus(北温 North Vancouver & 西温 West Vancouver)
1860 Sutherland Ave, North Vancouver (Sutherland Secondary School)
Times: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Thursday), 上课时间: 星期四 下午5:30 – 7:30


Make a Future – Careers in Mandarin Education

Our mission reflects our understanding of the diverse needs of our students. Our most important goal is to fostering well-prepared and socially responsible members of our community. The Board of School administration put a higher priority on advances in teachers’s compensation, benefits, and work climate.

Universal Advance Academy (Universal Chinese School) is the well-established educational institute in Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. We accept applications year round from qualified Mandarin teachers, administrative staffs.

Open position: Mandarin Teachers (Grades K-12)

UAA-UCS is currently seeking Elementary and Secondary Mandarin Immersion teachers (Grades K-12). Candidates must have a strong desire to develop the Chinese Mandarin language skills of our young learners. Opportunities are available to collaborate with other Mandarin language teachers and work within the program to ensure quality education reach to our students.

Teachers who share the core value of UAA believes would play important role of Students Mandarin learn experience. Our students need encouragement and supports to achieve a high level of proficiency with dedicated teachers and staffs.

Qualified and successful applicants will be offered a part-time based teaching career at Universal Advance Academy.

“Must have” Qualifications:

  • Canadian residency and be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Be committed to their own learning and professional development.
  • An appropriate academic background and preparation for teaching Mandarin, with excellent command of the language, both oral & written in Mandarin and English
  • Experience working with a diverse range of language learners
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness, and a willingness to work with initiative
  • A warm, caring professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills
  • Endorse the school’s mission and vision statement.

“Nice to have” Skills:

  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate is preferred.
  • Experience teaching in a technology-rich environment would be an asset.
  • Given the location of the schools, applicants must provide their own transportation.


Note: Please submit your updated resume to and learn more about UAA/UCA. Successful applicants would be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only those persons selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.


School Calendars

“Mnemonics Chinese Characters 巧记汉字”

Fun Series Courses 趣味系列之二

The second newly developed online course “Mnemonics Chinese Characters 巧记汉字”is now available. It is the new member to our Fun Series Courses introduced recently. The Course is also not substitute to any offline class but a unique approach to provide methodology to recognize and to memorize Chinese Characters for vocabulary building. Chinese characters are the system of symbols used to write Chinese. The “Mnemonics Chinese Characters 巧记汉字” course will only last 6 weeks. The next available class tentatively starts 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm on every Friday from May 29 to July 3, 2020.

新开发的在线课程称为Fun Series 趣味系列之二 : “巧记汉字”是帮助孩子认识汉字,从偏旁字形入手,趣味性引导。利用思维导图,启发思考,联想记忆。重视互动中学习,加强对汉字的认知和理解,来达到记住汉字书写的目的。

“巧记汉字”课程将只持续6周。课程计划从5 月29 日至 7 月 3 日的每个星期五下午 3:00 – 下午 4:30。需要的同学请立刻报名!

“Fun Pinyin 趣味拼音”

Fun Series Courses 趣味系列之一

“Fun Pinyin (趣味拼音)”
A newly developed online course known as “Fun Pinyin (趣味拼音)” will be your choice for additional effects and make significant change in your mandarin pronunciation. The course is not substitute to any offline classroom but an important area especially of the language for who do not speak mandarin at home on daily basis. “Pronunciation – Pinyin” is an integral component of overcall Mandarin listening and speaking skills in addition to reading and writing.

Unlike our other regular traditional and mix online/offline classes, The “Fun Pinyin (趣味拼音)” course will only last 6 weeks only. The Next available class starts 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm on every Thursday from April 30 to June 4, 2020.

Please check out more updates in the coming weeks on other schedules if applicable.

“Fun Pinyin (趣味拼音)” starts 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm on every Thursday from April 30 to June 4, 2020.

新开发的在线课程称为“Fun Pinyin“趣味拼音”是帮助孩子标准普通话发音的课程,知识性趣味性相结合让孩子喜欢并很快提高。该课程不能替代任何平日中文课程,但它是一个重要的领域,特别是对不说普通话的家庭。除了阅读和写作之外,”拼音的正确发音及掌握四个声调是普通话口语的重要组成部分。

“趣味拼音”课程将只持续6周。课程计划从 4 月 30 日至 6 月 4 日的每个星期四下午 3:00 – 下午 4:30。请查看我们在未来几周内的更新时间表,需要的同学立刻报名!

欢迎咨询热线 604-782-9207 或 604-787-9207。

“Fun Pinyin (趣味拼音)” starts 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm on every Thursday from April 30 to June 4, 2020.

** CAUTION !!! All campuses offline classes temporary cancelled. 所有校区线下课程暂时取消 **

The offline classes of both “tradition” and “mixed online/offline” learning, and their own schedules are adjusted during the Pandemic period (effective from 2020 spring break until further announcement).

For Existing students. please keep contact your each campus administrators, teachers or checkout posts within your online school virtual classrooms/front desk.

For new students who do no have alternative learning due your current condition, please call 604-782-9207 or voice text 604-787-9207. We will make our best effects to help you out during the crisis.

Our school year generally runs from early September to mid or late June of the following year. We operate a two-term school year.
Autumn term runs from early September to mid January (half term falls in late October). Spring Term runs from early January to mid June (half term falls in early April). At the end of each half term, in October, April, there is a mid-term exam for all grades exception may apply.

The summer holiday begins in mid Jun. In the month of July and August, we offers youth Summer Camp in China and immerse yourself in Chinese language and culture, whilst making new friends from all over the world. Under the supervision of our staff, students will improve their Mandarin, take part in cultural activities, and explore various places a safe environment.

秋季从9月初到1月中旬。春季从1月初到6月中旬。在 10 月和4 月,设有期中考试。


素里总校 Surrey Fleetwood Main Campus (Saturday 9:40 AM-12:10 Noon)
2019/20 School Year, Term 2019 Fall & 2020 Spring School Calendar

兰里校区 Langley First Campus (Saturday 1:30PM-4:00PM)
2019/20 School Year, Term 2019 Fall & 2020 Spring School Calendar

台湾村 Fraser Heights Branch School (Tuesday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
2019/20 School Year, Term 2019 Fall & 2020 Spring School Calendar

白石南素里 White Rock/South Surrey Branch School (Wednesday 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM)
2019/20 School Year, Term 2019 Fall & 2020 Spring School Calendar

兰里第二新校区  * NEW! *Langley Second Branch School (Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM)
2019/20 School Year, Term 2019 Fall & 2020 Spring School Calendar

北岸新校区 North Vancouver & West Vancouver Branch School Calendar (Thursday 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM)
2019/20 School Year, Term 2019 Fall & 2020 Spring School Calendar

NOTE: Here are the school calendars reflect the online courses scheduled by school days and time between April 1 to June 30, 2020. More details for each class, please refer to your online course posts within your virtual classrooms.

K-G3 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
G4 Saturday 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
G5-G12 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
G1 Saturday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
G1-G2 Tuesday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
G2-G3 Wednesday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm