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Portuguese Gives You Wings Award - our 2019-2020 winner wins a trip for academic excellence

Portuguese Gives You Wings Award - our 2019-2020 winner wins a trip for academic excellence

York University’s Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) has announced Jonathan Cabral as the 2019-20 recipient of the Portuguese Gives You Wings award, sponsored by Azores Airlines. This award aims to recognize academic excellence in an elementary Portuguese language course (POR1000). Aguiar excelled in Portuguese 1000, earning a […]

York University students shine at Chinese Bridge competition and student MC contest

York University students shine at Chinese Bridge competition and student MC contest

York University students enrolled in Chinese studies continue to make an impression at the Chinese Bridge, a high-profile international Chinese language proficiency competition for university students. This year, students Christopher Kelayna, Vera Kornilovsky and Amra Mujithaba placed first, second and third, respectively. Kornilovsky tied for second place and Mujithaba was one of three students to […]

York students make their mark at Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

York students make their mark at Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

The 38th annual Ontario Japanese Speech Contest was held at the University of Toronto on Feb. 29. Nine students from York University's Japanese Studies program participated in the contest's four categories. Five students from York took home prizes. Lily Feng In the beginners’ category, the grand prize went to Lily Feng, while Mohona Meeftahul won the third place prize. Anson Wong brought home the first-place […]