MU Connect issue 5 (page 27 to 29)

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Triumphs in business contests

Two business teams returned from intercollegiate case competitions with flying colours. A five-student team was crowned champion in the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILTHK) Student Day 2023, while a team of four won the second runner-up in the HSBC/HKU Hong Kong Business Case Competition 2023, making it the third year in which HKMU won the top three positions.

Creative Christmas event proposal stands out

Photo credit : Swire Properties Placemaking Academy 2023

Four B&A and A&SS students teamed up and participated in the Swire Properties Placemaking Academy 2023. Their creative proposal for the White Christmas Street Fair stood out among the ten participating teams and they were offered a six-month paid apprenticeship to execute their idea for the event.

Recognition from HK4As Students' Award

Four students of the Creative Advertising and Media Design programme won the Best Craft of Copy award in the HK4As Students' Award 2022 with their work 'Feed the boars, you are a loser!'.

Animation work receives another accolade

The animation Love Delivery by Law Ho-wan and Lee Wing-lam, graduates of the Animation and Visual Effects programme, received yet another accolade: the HKBU Academy of Film's Choice — Special Mention at the Global University Film Awards 2022.

Graphic design works applauded with awards

MA in Creative Writing student Tian Zong's two creative artworks, Children's Fashion and Dusk Archive, won silver awards of the finals level in the graphic design category (free theme) of the G CROSS Award 2023.

Students' innovation projects attain laurels

Two S&T students attained recognition for their innovation projects. Chan Kit-lam's project, VR Metaverse in Kowloon City, won a gold award in the tertiary or above stream of the Greater Bay Area STEM Excellence Award 2023 (HKSAR), while Ramsha Minhaj received a third-class award in the information technology category at the 9th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition with her project Brain Computer Interface Feedback System for Dementia Patients.

Making marks in writing competition

Five students and graduates of the MA in Creative Writing programme won multiple awards at the 12th Intervarsity Creative Writing Competition. In the poetry category, Huang Mingyang won the first runner-up with Watching the Rain, while Liu Jiaxin won the second runner-up with Every Snowflake Will Go Away (Series). Three other students received a Recognition Award in the poetry, novel and prose categories respectively.

Student teachers glean outstanding prospective teachers awards

Five E&L students won prizes in the 10th Hong Kong Outstanding Prospective Teachers Award coorganised by the Hong Kong Prospective Teachers Association and the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural As-sociation: Wong Wing-ki won a silver award; Alde Lorenzo Alfonso Dela Cruz, Lau Ka-ki and Yam Tsz-yan each obtained a bronze award; and Lam Hoi-ching received a merit award.