OzCLO’s best ever results at the International Linguistics Olympiad

The Australian delegates to the International Linguistic Olympiad at Mysore, India, have achieved their best results in the history of OzCLO!

Australia was represented by our Gold winning team from Melbourne Grammar and our Silver Winning Team from Baulkham Hill.

The results are:

Australia-1 (Max, Tom, Hamish, Martin)
– Melbourne Grammar – Team Silver (2nd in the world, Australia’s first ever top 3 placing in team)
– Max – Individual gold medal (4th in the world, Australia’s first ever gold) + best solution prize for Problem 2 (Australia’s first ever best solution)
– Tom – Individual honourable mention
Australia-Baulko (Henry, Luke, Al-Aabid, Gamshagi)
– Henry – Individual silver medal

Congratulations to all!

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DEC 10 Special Event – NSW OzCLO Training Session

YOU ARE INVITED! A very special OzCLO Training Session will be held on the afternoon of Thursday, 10th December, 2015, from 4:00-5:30.

The event is being hosted by Baulkham Hills High School, a selective high school in Sydney’s North-West with a proud multicultural community. Their team was a state runner-up in the 2015 OZCLO contest so they’re happy to share their enthusiasm by hosting the venue for the event.

For further details, see the Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/778329278979543/

Ben Purser, a linguist from Sydney, guides students at the Baulkham Hills High School training session 10th of November 2015.
Ben Purser, a linguist from Sydney, guides students at the Baulkham Hills High School training session 10th of November 2015.

From a teacher

I just attended a gifted and talented conference where representatives from some of the top private schools were talking about how they use OzClo as one of their G&T extension activities and train the kids extensively for it.