Following Alistair Bayley‘s win of the World Champion title of the Chinese Bridge competition last year, he once again, won the Many Languages, One World Essay Contest in the Chinese Language organized by United Nations Academic Impact, ELS Educational Services. His essay (in Chinese) is one of 60 chosen as winners out of nearly 1500 submissions by individuals from 128 countries. Only 10 winners were selected to represent each of the six official languages of the United Nations – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.
The award was for Alistair’s inspiring work, ELS has invited him to attend the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum, to be held from June 25 to June 29, 2014 in New York. He will participate in a carefully planned schedule of events that includes a Global Youth Forum on the principles of the United Nations Academic Impact, multilingualism and global citizenship at the United Nations Headquarters, preceded by a preparatory students’ conference. Sightseeing and cultural excursions will also be arranged by ELS.
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
David Kral wins 14th Chinese Bridge language proficiency competition
Our student David Kral won the first prize at the 14th Chinese Bridge language proficiency … Continue reading David Kral wins 14th Chinese Bridge language proficiency competition
Champions of the13th Chinese Bridge competition
The School is proud to announce the success of Monash students, Shahzad Billimoria and Stephanie Tsiros, … Continue reading Champions of the13th Chinese Bridge competition
Monash student is world champion in Chinese Bridge for Foreign University Students Competition
Our student, Alistair Bayley, currently in Advanced Chinese 4 and Chinese Translation 2, won both … Continue reading Monash student is world champion in Chinese Bridge for Foreign University Students Competition
Monash Student Wins VIC Region Chinese Bridge Competition Once Again
Monash advanced Chinese language student Alistair Bayley will travel to Changsha in Hunan Province, China … Continue reading Monash Student Wins VIC Region Chinese Bridge Competition Once Again
Chinese Government Scholarships for Australians to study in China
The Scholarships program for 2013 – 2014 has recently been released to eligible students of … Continue reading Chinese Government Scholarships for Australians to study in China
New CEFR Alignment Website Launched: Innovation in Language Learning
The new CEFR Website homepage The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash has … Continue reading New CEFR Alignment Website Launched: Innovation in Language Learning
Students and seniors connect
Students on an excursion to Melbournes Chinatown. Image courtesy of the Monash Photography Club Victorian … Continue reading Students and seniors connect