“I believe the Generation UK: China Network has a most active and key role to play, as China and the UK embark on a golden era in our relationship. It represents a valuable initiative to expand the people-to-people exchange between China and the UK.” – Liu Xiaoming, Chinese Ambassador to the UK

“The Generation UK: China Network will be at the centre of a growing level of cooperation, friendship, and trust between the UK and China.”  – Martin Donnelly CMG, Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 

What is the Generation UK: China Network?

The Generation UK: China Network is a British Council initiative giving British citizens with work, study or volunteering experience in China a platform to connect with one another across different industries, professions and career stages.

As the legacy initiative of the Generation UK – China campaign, the Network supports the campaign’s aims to develop a new generation of talented, globally mobile and culturally agile young people who can succeed and compete in an increasingly international business environment.

Why join?

By joining the Generation UK: China Network, members can:

  • build and expand their professional networks
  • keep informed about job opportunities and China developments
  • interact and debate with like-minded individuals and China-engaged industry leaders, such as our Leading Lights
  • attend high-profile networking events.

How do I join?

To become part of the Network, join our community on LinkedIn here.

IMPORTANT: Following your request, you will be sent an automated email from LinkedIn requiring you to fill in some further information about yourself; this is to help us understand more about our members and allow us to keep you up to date with relevant news and opportunities.  Please ensure you fill this in, in order that we can process your request. 

If you have any questions, please get in touch at gen.uk@britishcouncil.org.cn. 

The Generation UK: China Network Launch Event, London 2016
From left to right: Carma Elliot CMG OBE (Director China, British Council), Busayo Esan (Generation UK – China Scholarship Alumnus) and Dr David Pilsbury (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International Development, Coventry University) join a panel discussion at the inaugural event for the Generation UK: China Network ©

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The Generation UK: China Network inaugural event, February 2016
The Generation UK: China Network inaugural event, February 2016 ©

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