Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC) will be holding mini-contests (called the Minerva Challenge) during the semester on topics related to learning and academic skills. Look out for information on the mini-contests broadcasts via the electronic noticeboards around the campus and also on this page. There are attractive prizes to be won!
Challenge: This challenge requires you to read a short article and to formulate an opinion (in a paragraph of not more than 100 words) based on the article you read. Tell us to what extent do you agree with the educational philosophy of the Minerva University.
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(Note: See Appendix 1 for the article.)
Contest Period: 7 March 2018 10am – 21 March 2018 5pm
Prizes: $40 Popular Bookstore voucher
Eligibility to Join Contest: All SUSS students
Criteria to win:
The first 15 submissions that contain the following and receive a Band 7 and above rating based on the IELTS Writing Band Descriptor will win the prize:
(Note: See Appendix 2 for the IELTS Writing Band Descriptor.)
Announcement of results: Winners will be notified by email.Contest Closed