Student from VMU win medal at Microsoft office specialist world championship 2023

MOSWC is an annual competition that is held among hundreds of students worldwide who are keen on popular Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

In the national-level contest is organised by IIG Viet Nam in order to select the leading candidates to compete in the final round in the US.

The annual competition challenges students from ages 13 through 22 to prove their skills in Microsoft Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Now in its 21st year, this year’s competition – the only one endorsed by Microsoft since its inception in 2002 – attracted more than 1.3 million entries from around the world.

To enter, students took a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office technology. Regional competitions were held worldwide, and 133 finalists qualified to compete in the final round of competition held in Orlando, Florida from July 31 – August 2, 2023.

Vietnamese students bagged one silver medal and two bronzes in the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC 2023) and the Adobe Certified Professional World Championship 2023 (ACPWC 2023) held in Florida, the US, on August 2.

The silver medalist is Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc from Vietnam Maritime University. This is also the highest medal achievement achieved by the Vietnam MOSWC team in 2023

Doan Hong Nam, head of the Vietnamese team to MOSWC 2023, said the Vietnamese students have excellently demonstrated its office computing capabilities, maintaining its position as one of the strongest teams participating in the final round for many years.

These results have brought the total number of medals won by Vietnamese students in the two competitions during the last 14 years to 21 medals, including four gold, four silver and 13 bronze medals./.