NEWS OF THE NEXT SPEECH CONTEST, TAKING PLACE
AT THE ICHO FESTIVAL, 30 APRIL 2017, WILL BE RELEASED SHORTLY
LAST YEAR’S SPEECH CONTEST IN ENGLISH, ICHO FESTIVAL, 1 MAY 2016
Congratulations to Miss Nana Chishima, the Highest Award Winner, at the first Speech Contest in English, organized by CAREN, which took place at Osaka University’s Icho Festival, 1 May 2016.
The theme of the contest was what Osaka University should do to help carry the message of internationalization across our campuses and to the world. How can Osaka University shine on the international stage?
Check out Osaka University’s HEADLINE NEWS VIDEO to get a taste of the event!
Photos from the event—
INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT
Today more than ever, the whole institution – its courses and curriculum, its students, its research reach – has become infused with an international spirit. Cultivating a campus culture that embodies both global diversity and interconnectivity has become central to the mission of universities today.
What should Osaka University do to help carry the message of internationalization across our campuses and to the world? How can Osaka University shine on the international stage?
|Theme of the speech||How Can Osaka University Shine on the International Stage. Your proposal|
|Date and time||1 May 2016, 13:00-16:00|
|Timing||Speech: 5 min or less. Q&A: 5 mins or less|
|Presentation||Students may rely on slides/images during their presentation. Please keep in mind that the 5 minutes allowed is only long enough for 3-4 slides. We encourage speakers to use as few slides as possible. One slide could be with the speaker’s title and affiliation.|
|Note for application||
Students are asked to write around 200 words (maximum) about their speech during signup. This information will be considered for the preliminary selection.
|Prize||First, second, and third place official award certificates signed by OU’s Vice President (Great for your CV, scholarship, or internship applications), 20,000Yen Gift Card and More|
Sponsored and organized by CAREN
|Pre-screening date||18 April 2016|
|How to apply||Apply online. Please see the link below|
|Speech Development||Structure, Organization, Support Materials|
|Effectiveness||Achievement of purpose, interest, reception|
|Speech Value||Ideas, logic, original thought|
|Physical Delivery||Eye contact, body language|
|Manner||Directness, assurance, enthusiasm|
|Correctness||Grammar, punctuation, word selection|