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4 Dec 2023

HKMU to open up new research directions in Chinese mythology by exploring the digitisation of mythical creatures

Chinese mythology plays an important role in Chinese culture. In the digital age, it has become a medium connecting traditional culture with the future, and bridging China with the rest of the world. The Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH) of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) initiated a research project to explore how mythical creatures in Chinese mythology, folklore and legends, such as Qiongqi, Dijiang, and Nine-tailed Fox, have been presented to the public in brand-new ways through digitisation, and to open up new directions in the study of Chinese mythology....

1 Dec 2023

HKMU signs MoU with Kingkey Family Office to promote ESG investing and talent development in the finance industry

The Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration (the Business School) of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and Kingkey Family Office (KKFO) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing and foster talent development for asset management and family offices to support the Government’s latest policy of promoting Hong Kong as a premier hub for family offices....

1 Dec 2023

HKMU provides Diploma of Applied Education Programmes for the “Ethics College” to support inmates in continuous learning

The Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) has collaborated with the Correctional Services Department (CSD) to offer Diploma of Applied Education Programmes for the“Ethics College”, which was established by the CSD to support inmates in continuous learning. CSD held an opening ceremony for the “Ethics College” on 30 November at the Pak Sha Wan Correctional Institution. The establishment of the College marks a new milestone in the provision of continuing education for inmates by the CSD and HKMU....

27 Nov 2023

HKMU scholar explores new research frontiers by adapting digital humanities technology to study classical literature

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is committed to preserving and promoting Chinese culture through academic research. Dr Gary Tsang Chi-chung, Assistant Professor of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, has opened up new frontiers in the Ci study of the Republican China period (1911–1949) by utilising innovative scholarly big data to study the Ci annotations published during that period. This research methodology can also be applied to other classical literary genres of the Republican China period, such as poetry and prose, contributing to the advancement and transformation of academic research paradigms....

22 Nov 2023

HKMU becomes the first self-financing university to participate in the ITC's “STEM Internship Scheme”

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) announced that it will participate in the Innovation and Technology Commission's (ITC) “STEM Internship Scheme” (the Scheme) in 2024/25...

21 Nov 2023

HKMU organises the first-ever “HKMU Vaccination Days” to prevent the spread of viruses and protect community health

This winter will be the first influenza peak since the lifting of the compulsory mask-wearing requirement. To protect the health of students and teachers, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) has launched “HKMU Vaccination Days” for the first time to help reduce the risk of the spread of germs and maintain a safe and healthy campus environment. The influenza vaccination is administered by professionally trained students from the School of Nursing and Health Studies, allowing them to apply their knowledge to serve the HKMU community....

16 Nov 2023

HKMU to confer Honorary Doctorates on four distinguished persons

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) will confer honorary doctorates on four distinguished individuals in recognition of their valuable achievements and exceptional contribution to society. The recipients are Prof. Sophia Chan Siu-chee, Dr Roy Chung Chi-ping, Mr Daryl Ng Win-kong and Mr Michael Wong Yick Kam. The conferment ceremony will be held on 12 December (Tuesday)....

14 Nov 2023

HKMU becomes Hong Kong’s first self-financing tertiary institution to establish a research institute in Shenzhen Virtual University Park

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) signed an agreement with the Science, Technology and Innovation Commission of Shenzhen Municipality today (14 November) to join Shenzhen Virtual University Park (SZVUP), becoming Hong Kong’s first self-financing tertiary institution to be admitted to SZVUP....

10 Nov 2023

HKMU and The Open University of the UK sign an MoU to foster collaboration and exchanges

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and The Open University of the United Kingdom (OUUK) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster collaboration on academic research and exchanges between the two universities...

7 Nov 2023

HKMU sets up Hong Kong’s first “Before I Die” message wall to promote life and death education

The Student Affairs Office of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) recently organised the “Portraits of the Elderly: Journey of Life Exhibition” on campus, aiming to promote life and death education through various creative activities, including the installation of Hong Kong’s first ever “Before I Die” message wall and a “Photography Services for the Elderly” photo album. The aim of the exhibition was to encourage the participants to reflect on the value and importance of life while raising awareness about the welfare of the elderly. The four-day event received a positive response, attracting nearly 400 students and staff....

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