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SOSA student wins FASS essay prize

Posted by SOSA Webteam on May 1, 2018 in News, Students
Prizewinner Qi Chen with Acting Dean of FASS, Jure Gantar.
Prizewinner Qi Chen with Acting Dean of FASS, Jure Gantar.

Congratulations to SOSA major Qi Chen, who was awarded this year's Halifax Overseas Club Essay Prize for her paper 'More than a GDP booster'. The paper addresses the economic contributions of international students to the societies in which they study, and was originally written for a class with Dr. Karen Foster.

The Halifax Overseas Club Essay Prize of $4000 is awarded annually to an essay that speaks to matters that stimulate the study of the constituent parts of the British Commonwealth. Read more about the FASS Essay prizes here.

Watch a video of Qi Chen presenting her paper here.