On May 21, the 14th OVAL International Business Contest for Students China finals were held in Beijing. Entrants included 90 elite students from such prestigious universities as Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Renmin University of China, Nanjing University, Sun Yat-sen University, Nankai University, China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai International Studies University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing Normal University, Harbin Engineering University. 30 of these students made it to the final and one third of them are from CUHK (SZ).

     OVAL International Business Contest for Students is a non-profit cultural exchange program started and independently run by college students from China, Japan and Korea. Its aim is for elite students from different countries to learn to respect and trust each other, boost their intercultural collaboration ability, acquire international perspectives and become youth leaders.



   Earlier this April, seven groups from CUHK (SZ) passed the first round auditions. The works of a group composed of Hanlei Gan, Wei Wan, Lu Tang and another group composed of Zhixuan Li, Jinpeng Xu, Tianyi Xiao were elected as excellent works and will be displayed on the official public platform.

     The semi-final required the competitors to complete an English business plan, present it in English online and defend their thesis. Thanks to the whole English teaching environment, world-class education quality and instructive teaching method, our students performed well, 18 of them made it to the China finals and 10 of them won out. In August, they will compete with the other 20 Chinese competitors and elite students from Japan and Korea.

The 14th OVAL International Business Contest for Students Final List (30 in total)

Tsinghua University (1)

University of International Business and Economics (8)

Central University of Finance and Economics (2)

Capital University of Economics and Business (1)

Beijing Foreign Studies University (3)

Beijing Normal University (1)

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (1)

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (1)

South University of Science and Technology (1)

Shenzhen University (1)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) (10)