Event Calendar

HKMU 35th Anniversary Event Calendar

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1 Jan

New Year's Day Flag-raising Ceremony

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

11 Jan

Welcome Day for New Students of Taught Postgraduate Programmes (Spring 2024 Term)

Venue

Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry

Enquiries

2768 6606 / regae@hkmu.edu.hk

12 Jan

Launch Ceremony of HKMU 35th Anniversary cum Annual Staff Party

Organiser

Human Resources Office, Public Affairs Office

31 Jan

Welcome Tea Gathering for New Joiners

Venue

Tai Ning Hall, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Human Resources Office

Enquiries

2768 6311 / cheungmy@hkmu.edu.hk

31 Jan

Prof. Yiu Fai Chow's sharing

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Humanities, Language and Translation, and Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture

Enquiries

tkpccc@hkmu.edu.hk / pttip@hkmu.edu.hk

19-21 Mar

HKMU Career Fair

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Student Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6644 / career@hkmu.edu.hk

21 Mar

Grand Opening Ceremony of Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre

Located on the HKMU Jockey Club Campus, the Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre officially opens on 21 March 2024. Upholding the mission of promoting traditional Chinese culture, the Centre aims to introduce operatic art to local and international audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Enquiries

3120 2463 Ms Agnes Lam

22 Mar

HKMU Festival

A festival – anytime, anywhere – is a celebration of the human spirit! A student festival is even more than that: it is about hope, about love, about faith, about turning the ordinary into the extraordinary and making the impossible possible. On March 22, HKMU will become everyone's place of joy!

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Enquiries

2768 6458 / osaiu@hkmu.edu.hk (Prof. Octavian Saiu)

23 Mar

HKMU 35th Anniversary: Health Expo & Expo Launch Ceremony

The School of Nursing and Health Studies will hold the HKMU 35th Anniversary: Health Expo Launch Ceremony on 23 March 2024 at Yue Man Square in Kwun Tong. The Expo focuses on fall prevention and includes health talk and physical assessments to promote public awareness and understanding of fall-related issues and early health concerns.

Venue

Atrium, L1, Yue Man Square, Kwun Tong

Organiser

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Enquiries

swychan@hkmu.edu.hk (Ms Sandra Chan) / jlau@hkmu.edu.hk (Ms Jess Lau)

24 Mar

HKMU Singing Contest (Final)

The Music Society of HKMUSU will organise the Singing Contest (Final) on 24 March, featuring stunning performances by the contestants, folks from fellow institutions and guest performers RubberBand and Mr On Chan. This signature event welcomes music-loving students to show support to the contestants and witness the significant moments.

Venue

Jockey Club Auditorium, Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Music Society, HKMU Students' Union

Enquiries

2768 6059 / ssa@hkmu.edu.hk

13 Apr

HKMU Homecoming Day 2024

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Development and Alumni Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6381 / alumni@hkmu.edu.hk

13 Apr

Family Movie Day (for HKMU staff only)

Organiser

Human Resources Office

Enquiries

2768 6311 / cheungmy@hkmu.edu.hk

Apr (tentative)

Exhibition at HKMU Gallery

The exhibition, themed "Our HKMU 35 Years of 'Time, People, Place, Things'", showcases the journey of the institution since 1989, presenting the institution, staff, and students' memories and achievements from multiple perspectives.

Venue

Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences

30 Apr

Talk of the Metropolis — Creating Living Shorelines through Ecological Engineering (by Prof. Kenneth LEUNG Mei-yee, JP)

Venue

Chan Cheung Tak Lecture Theatre (E0311), 3/F, HKMU Jockey Club Campus

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

11 May

Joint-university Cantonese Opera Singing Event

Connect U-r Voices in Cantonese Opera: Joint-university Cantonese opera performance aims at promoting traditional Chinese opera culture and gathering together teachers and students from various universities who have enthusiasm and experience in Cantonese opera to perform the popular traditional Cantonese opera pieces in different professional roles and styles.

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre

Enquiries

2768 5730 / kkychan@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Kelly Chan)

14 May

HKIE CA Division 23/24 Summit

This Summit with the theme “We automate, We innovate, CAI Professionals engineer the future” will showcase the latest developments and achievements in control, automation and instrumentation (CAI). It brings together CAI professionals from various sectors and disciplines to share their insights and experiences on how they engineer the future.

Venue

Jockey Club Auditorium, Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

School of Science and Technology

18 May

JUPAS Consultation Day

Venue

Ho Man Tin Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry

Enquiries

3120 2589 / uginfo@hkmu.edu.hk

31 May

Talk of the Metropolis

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

May

Business Showcase

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration

19 Jun

Scholarships and Awards Gala

The Scholarships and Awards Gala aims to acknowledge the unwavering support of the University's scholarship donors. Featuring performances by the talented scholarship recipients, this gathering also provides a perfect opportunity for donors and students to connect with one another, thereby fostering a stronger sense of community within HKMU.

Venue

Multi-purpose Hall, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Student Affairs Office, Development and Alumni Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6730 / sao_sch@hkmu.edu.hk

20-23 Jun

Metropolitan Cup - 3x3 Basketball

The Metropolitan Cup 3x3 Basketball features basketball players competing on a half-court. To compete for the Metro Cup of the Year, student athletes from various tertiary institutions will be brought together to showcase their sportsmanship and talents.

Venue

Agile Sports Hall, Jockey Club Campus / Multi-purpose Hall, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Student Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6554 / saosw@hkmu.edu.hk

21-22 Jun

International Conference on AI, Blockchain and IoT 2024

The International Conference on AI, Blockchain and IoT 2024 is a premier forum for discussing the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and Internet of Things (ABIoT). It provides a platform for academics, researchers, and professionals to explore cutting-edge ABIoT technologies and their roles in advancing sustainable smart cities.

Venue

D0309, Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

School of Science and Technology

27 Jun

HKMU Distinguished Alumni Award Presentation Ceremony 2024

In recognition of the University's outstanding graduates' distinctive contributions to their professions, HKMU and the community, HKMU launches the first biennial "HKMU Distinguished Alumni Award". The award also aims to motivate students to learn from the experience and success of the award recipients.

Venue

Shangri-la Hotel (Kowloon)

Organiser

Development and Alumni Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6381 / alumni@hkmu.edu.hk

Jun

Be Stronger!! Physical Fitness Challenge for Youth

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, Junior Police Call

1 Jul

HKSAR Establishment Day Flag-raising Ceremony

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

13 Jul

Welcome Day for Non-JUPAS Local Applicants

Venue

Ho Man Tin Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry

Enquiries

3120 2589 / uginfo@hkmu.edu.hk

Jul

E&L Carnival

The carnival is a weekend event to welcome parents, students (kindergarten, primary and secondary) and other community members to enjoy taster lectures and a range of different learning and teaching experience offered by HKMU School of Education and Languages (E&L) faculties. It will also feature E&L student and staff performances.

Organiser

Research Institute for Bilingual Learning and Teaching

Enquiries

ribilt@hkmu.edu.hk

Jul (Exhibition & public talk by WWF-HK)

The Environment and You

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences

Enquiries

kkliew@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Liew Kai Khiun)

Jul

HKMU Entrepreneurship Day

"HKMU Entrepreneurship Day" provides a platform for HKMU's entrepreneurial students and alumni to connect with experienced entrepreneurs and industry partners. HKMU will also announce the results of its annual entrepreneurship competition, "MetroChallenge". Each winning team will receive a HK$100,000 implementation fund and incubation support to execute their project.

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Student Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6644 / career@hkmu.edu.hk

12-24 Aug

Learning and Teaching Week 2024

This event aims to provide an opportunity for inspiration and reflection among teaching staff, and equip them with up-to-date professional knowledge and skills. Experienced academic speakers from local and overseas universities will cover hot topics, such as AI as a pedagogical tool, growth mindset, assessment and feedback, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and the use of educational technology for student engagement.

Venue

Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Office for Advancement of Learning and Teaching

Enquiries

alto@hkmu.edu.hk

15 Aug

Welcome Day for JUPAS Applicants

Venue

Ho Man Tin Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry, Student Affairs Office

Enquiries

3120 2589 / uginfo@hkmu.edu.hk | 2768 6642 / sao@hkmu.edu.hk

27 Aug

Inauguration Ceremony

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry

Enquiries

3120 2589 / regadmug@hkmu.edu.hk

29-30 Aug

Welcome Day for New Students of Taught Postgraduate Programmes (Autumn 2024 Term)

Venue

Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry

Enquiries

2768 6606 / regae@hkmu.edu.hk

Aug

Forum & Banquet of MACAHT 10th Anniversary Celebration

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences

Enquiries

lylaw@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Law Lok Yin)

Early-mid Aug

Books Beyond Borders: Unveiling the Impact of Social Sciences in the Global World (a book talk)

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences

Enquiries

jfdownes@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr James F Downes) / wwflee@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Walter Lee) / kkliew@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Liew Kai Khiun)

Sep

HKMU Main Entrance Unveiling Ceremony

Venue

Entrance, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Facilities Management Office

Enquiries

2768 6293 / ptam@hkmu.edu.hk

Sep

Exploring Psychology and Social Sciences in the Psychology and Behavioural Science Laboratory

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences

Enquiries

vhau@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Vera Hau)

1 Oct

National Day Flag-raising Ceremony

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

4 Oct

Honorary University Fellowship Presentation Ceremony

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Registry, Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

11-13 Oct (tentative)

Narrating Love and Care in Global China of Our Time: Mobility, Materiality and Multiplicity

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Humanities, Language and Translation

Enquiries

3120 2778 / evaman@hkmu.edu.hk (Prof. Eva Man)

11-13 Oct

2024 The 8th International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Systems (ICACS 2024)

ICACS 2024 addresses latest research on algorithms, computing and systems and their applications in several multidisciplinary areas. It provides an international forum for presentation of original research results, as well as to promote exchange and dissemination of innovative and practical development experiences and best practices.

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

School of Science and Technology

Oct

IFTA FinTech and Innovation Awards 2023/2024: HKMU Campus Sharing

Awardees in the IFTA FinTech and Innovation Awards will be invited to promote and pass on FinTech industry knowledge to students and teachers, as well as showcase their achievements with their outstanding FinTech products or services.

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia

Oct

Symposium on Career Readiness in Asia-Pacific

This symposium aims to gather experts from the Asia-Pacific region to explore the current state of play in promoting career readiness in the curriculum and in student support and to have a balance of perspectives from administrators, researchers and human resources professionals as well as between higher education and vocational education sectors.

Venue

Kwai Hing Campus/ Ho Man Tin Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education

9 Nov

InfoDay

Venue

Ho Man Tin Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Registry

Enquiries

3120 2589 / uginfo@hkmu.edu.hk

Nov

HKMU 35th Anniversary Banquet

Marking the grand finale of the year-long anniversary celebrations, the HKMU 35th Anniversary Banquet is an occasion for HKMU to express its gratitude to its supporters and friends for their long-standing support and to celebrate together the University's illustrious 35-year history.

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

Nov

Fintech Seminar for the Hong Kong FinTech Week 2024

This seminar, being a satellite event of Fintech Education Series, is part of the core agenda of the Hong Kong FinTech Week 2024. It aims at promoting FinTech Education and developing talents in FinTech in Hong Kong.

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration

Nov

MBA Business Case Forum

The event features showcase, talks and panel discussion with executives in the business cases.

Organiser

MBA Business Case Forum

Nov

ESG Achievement Awards 2023/2024: HKMU Campus Sharing

Awardees in the ESG Achievement Awards 2023/2024 will be invited to share their experiences and strategies in promoting ESG development in Hong Kong, and also share their insights on the future employment prospect of ESG and sustainability.

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, Institute of ESG & Benchmark, Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia

Nov

HKMU Industry Engagement Day

"HKMU Industry Engagement Day” will bring industry and employer partners to HKMU, connect them with the University's faculty and students, and showcase HKMU's latest developments. The event will feature an appreciation luncheon and exhibition for the University to thank its partners for their continuous support and guidance.

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Student Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6644 / career@hkmu.edu.hk

9 Dec

Honorary Degrees Ceremony

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Registry

11-13 Dec

International Conference on Gerontechnology 2024

The School of Nursing and Health Studies will organise the "International Conference on Gerontechnology 2024" (ICG2024) at Jockey Club Institute of Healthcare, HKMU on 11-13 December 2024. The theme of the Conference is “Collaborating for the Future of Gerontechnology”. A Gerontech Competition will be conducted to showcase gerontechnology applications.

Venue

Jockey Club Grand Theatre (F0201), Jockey Club Institute of Healthcare, HKMU

Organiser

HKMU School of Nursing & Health Studies

Enquiries

kamho@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Jonathan Ho)

Dec

Talk of the Metropolis

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

Public Affairs Office

Enquiries

2768 6382

13-14 Dec

The 28th International Conference on Yue Dialects

Venue

Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Research Institute for Bilingual Learning and Teaching

Enquiries

ribilt@hkmu.edu.hk

Feb - 30 Apr (Submission deadline: 30 Apr )

“Investing in Future Generations” Video Competition

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration

Enquiries

ba@hkmu.edu.hk

19-28 Jul

HKMU Creative Arts Graduation Show 2024

Venue

Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Creative Arts

Enquiries

3120 2510 / asca@hkmu.edu.hk

Oct (TBC)

HKMU 35th Anniversary: Health Expo

The third phase of HKMU 35th Anniversary: Health Expo organised by School of Nursing and Health Studies will take place in October 2024 (tentative). The Expo includes physical assessments and health consultation to promote public awareness and understanding of health-related issues.

Organiser

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Enquiries

swychan@hkmu.edu.hk (Ms Sandra Chan) / jlau@hkmu.edu.hk (Ms Jess Lau)

Jun/Oct

Sinophone Sci-Fi and AI

Venue

HKMU

Organiser

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities, Department of Humanities, Language and Translation

Enquiries

2768 5702 / ridch@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Kaby Kung)

Jul (TBC)

HKMU 35th Anniversary: Health Expo

The second phase of HKMU 35th Anniversary: Health Expo organised by School of Nursing and Health Studies will take place in July 2024 (tentative). The Expo includes physical assessments and health consultation to promote public awareness and understanding of health-related issues.

Organiser

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Enquiries

swychan@hkmu.edu.hk (Ms Sandra Chan) / jlau@hkmu.edu.hk (Ms Jess Lau)

Oct/Nov (tentative)

Cantonese Opera Performance

Venue

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre

Enquiries

2768 5730 / kkychan@hkmu.edu.hk (Dr Kelly Chan)

1 Sep-31 Dec

HKMU's 35 Years of Excellence: Academic and Creative Achievements Exhibition

The exhibition features a diverse range of academic and creative achievements of HKMU over the last 35 years, each a testament to the innovative research and academic excellence of the University. Members of the public are welcome to visit the exhibition at the two campus libraries during September to December 2024.

Venue

Stanley Ho Library and Ho Sik Yee Library, HKMU

Organiser

University Library

Enquiries

2768 6777 / libwww@hkmu.edu.hk

7,14,21,28 Sep; 5,12,19,26 Oct; 2,9,16,23,30 Nov; 7 Dec

Open House@HKMU Library

The two campus libraries of HKMU will organise “Open House” for members of the public on all Saturdays from September to December 2024. It covers the exhibition on the academic and creative achievements of the University, and collections and services of the University Library. All are welcome.

Venue

Stanley Ho Library and Ho Sik Yee Library, HKMU

Organiser

University Library

Enquiries

2768 6777 / libwww@hkmu.edu.hk