15 university students who participated in this year’s Huawei ICT competition 2022-2023 global finals in Shenzhen, China put up good performance to win first and third prize.
Kenya Network Team 1 and Kenya Innovation Team got First Prize while Kenya Cloud Team 1, Kenya Cloud Team 2 and Kenya Network Team 3 managed to get Third Prize.
The competitions, which ended on May 27, 2023, attracted more than 120,000 students from 2,000 universities and colleges from 74 countries and regions around the world. Only 429 students from 36 countries reached the finals.
The Kenyan students who reached the finals were flagged off on May 18, 2023 by Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi.
Prof Stephen Kiama, the Vice Chancellor of University of Nairobi, accompanied the students and participated in a panel discussion during the Huawei ICT Academy Teacher Summit.
The Huawei ICT Competition targets students in Huawei Academies and those in institutions of higher learning willing to join the ICT Academy. Through the competition, Huawei aims to provide students with a platform to compete and exchange ideas, thus enhancing their ICT knowledge and practical skills as well as increasing their ability to innovate by using new technologies and platforms.
By Education News reporter
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