University of Alberta students compete in the 32nd Alberta District Japanese Speech Contest

Congratulations to the University of Alberta students who recently competed in the Alberta District Japanese Speech Contest.

19 April 2023

We are proud to announce that thirteen University of Alberta students competed in the 32nd Alberta District Speech Contest at the University of Alberta on March 11, 2023. Hussain Cochinwala, Beichen Wang, Erica Kim and Kayla Zurakowski were placed within the top three of their categories.

The Alberta District Japanese Speech Contest is held annually and students learning the Japanese language in universities in Alberta and Saskatchewan can participate. There are four categories (beginner, intermediate, advanced, and open), and the winner of each category is invited to the Canadian National Japanese Speech Contest.