Authorized by the Ministry of Education of China, the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchanges (CSCSE) will hold the 5th “My Beautiful Encounter with China” essay competition as well as a short-video competition with the same theme this year. With the hope of helping to enrich your experience in China and promote the cultural exchanges among international students from different parts of the world, we invite you to participate the above-mentioned exciting event:
(1) Participants: International students of Chinese universities
(2) Ways to Participate:
Participants may choose from either of the two forms (essay or short-video), or join both of them. All entries must be original, without being published in other newspapers, books or websites, or being contributed to other competitions.
i. Requirements of Essay Entries
We expect you to share with us your experiences and insights of China’s development and changes, and to imagine the bright future of economic, social, scientific and cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries. You can decide the headlines of your stories with the theme on “My Beautiful Encounter with China.” You can tell the feelings and observations of your study, life and work in China, tell Chinese stories in a vivid and true way and describe China's economic development, scientific and technological achievements, natural scenery, urban features and cultural exchanges. Your essay should be written in Chinese, the length of entries should be around 1,000 Chinese characters.
ii. Requirements of Short-Video Entries
With "My Campus" as the subject, you can record your study, life and travel experiences in China from the eyes of an overseas student, tell vivid and true Chinese stories and express the most touching feelings for China through the lens. Video Duration should be 1-6 minutes. Video Format should be MP4. The detailed competition arrangement will be released through the official WeChat account of StudyinChina (ID:istudyinchina) and our website: www.studyinchina.edu.cn
(3) How to Contribute:
Please send your essay or short-video works to International College (iso.ustc.edu.cn)
a. It is suggested that the name of the essay or video file be saved as following: Chinese name of the contestant + nationality + student ID + title of the entries.
b. The font of the text of the essay should be Song typeface, small size 4, 1.5 line spacing.
July 5th, 2021 for essay competition;
July12th, 2021 for short-video contest.
Please send your works to International College of USTC before the corresponding deadline with your name, nationality, student ID and contact information (email address and cell phone number).
All submitted essays will be reviewed by a professional panel. Outstanding essays will be published as a book, and some of them may be published in newspapers or magazines. Short videos will be assessed based on contents, quality, popularity and etc. Outstanding videos will be posted on the website and short-video apps of CSCSE. Winners of both competitions will receive rewards.