BEng FinTech student, XU Xiang won the 2018-2019 General Education Best Essay Award – Silver Awards (2018-19 List of awardees for the Best Essay Award).
About the Student Seminar and the Best Essay Award
The 2018-2019 & 2019-2020 GE Student Seminar celebrates the innovations and critical thinking brought to bear on student essays written for the two General Education Foundation (GEF) courses, In Dialogue with Humanity and In Dialogue with Nature. Twenty essays (2018-19) and twenty-two essays (2019-20) from over 300 keen submissions per year are receiving the Best Essay Award. The student seminar will feature eight of them. These papers comprise argumentative essays as well as original attempts at short story and Platonic dialogue as alternative approaches to integrate classics from various times and to examine their relevance to the contemporary world.