Confucius Institute

About Us

Canadian Director ( will be announced soon)


Maria Wei Pan , Chinese Director

Maria Pan came to Saint Mary's in 2011, having worked in administration at Xiamen University since earning her MA there in 1996. After working initially with XMU's international programs and exchanges, in 2005 she became the Executive Foreign Secretary to the XMU President. In 2007 she was concurrently appointed as the Deputy Director of the General Office of Xiamen University.

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May Tian, Secretary

May Tian joined the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University in March 2012.



  • Dr. Xun (Freeman) Li, Chinese Teacher (May 2016 ~ April 2018)
  • Ms. Jie (Vera) Gao, Volunteer Teacher ( May 2017 ~ April 2018)
  • Ms. Weilisi, Chinese Volunteer Teacher (June 2016 ~ June 2018)