The School is proud to announce the success of Monash students, Shahzad Billimoria and Stephanie Tsiros, in the 13th Chinese Bridge competition held in RMIT last Saturday, 24 May. Competitors from 4 universities in Melbourne participated in this competition.
Shahzad Billimoria (currently studying Chinese Proficient 1) won the first prize and Stephanie Tsiros (currently studying Understanding Modern China and Chinese Advanced 3) won the second prize. They will represent Australian universities at the finals in China in July.
Shahzad and Stephanie performed very well at the competition. Apart from their speeches in Mandarin, Shahzad played skillfully Chinese Kongfu called Taiji Fan. Stephanie performed a beautiful traditional Chinese dance called The Spirit of a Bird. Both performances were highly praised by a large audience.
Congratulations to the lecturers in the Chinese program for the success and involvement in training of the students for this competition.
The global opportunities with Arts at Monash
Chinese, Japanese & French languages graduate Sarah Holloway co-founded Matcha Maiden, a global e-commerce organic matcha powder supplier, and about a year ago started the physical venue Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne, soon opening in Sydney. Sarah shares her experience making the most of Monash’s global exchange opportunities with her language studies and how this advantaged her in both her law career and current business. She says, ‘languages have really propelled my career and personal life. I can’t even describe the tangible benefits. It helps you in everything you do.’
Monash Chinese Studies students awarded study scholarships in language competition
Last week saw Monash Arts students win the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Language
Proficiency Competition for Foreign University Students once again.
- Monash Chinese Studies students win first and second places in language competition
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