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21 Sep 2023

HKMU and two partner institutions awarded a government grant of approximately HK$8 million to develop first cross-institutional VR game to enhance healthcare students’ interprofessional communication skills

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is actively promoting the teaching and development of healthcare through innovation and technology. In collaboration with Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Tung Wah College (TWC), HKMU will develop a cross-institutional Virtual Reality (VR) simulation teaching game. The primary goal of the project is to enhance the interprofessional communication skills of approximately 2,800 undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students from the three self-financing institutions to enable the students to deliver higher-quality healthcare services to patients in the future. The project received a grant of HK$7.97 million from the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) under the Government’s Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund. The game is expected to be ready for classroom use in 2025 at the earliest....

15 Sep 2023

HKMU signs MoU with FSE Lifestyle to nurture professional talent

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and FSE Lifestyle Services Limited (FSE Lifestyle) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday (14 September)...

8 Aug 2023

HKMU receives over HK$23 million from the QEF to develop an interactive application to promote blended learning of English in primary and secondary schools

Committed to the promotion of open education, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) today (28 July) received a grant of HK$23.1 million from the Quality Education Fund (QEF) to transform the existing Open English textbook series for primary and secondary schools into an application (app) with multimedia and innovative technological elements....

21 Jul 2023

HKMU holds a Scholarships and Awards Gala to thank donors for over HK$34 Million in scholarships awarded

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) held a Scholarships and Awards Gala to express its heartfelt gratitude to the donors who have continuously supported HKMU students’ development. More than 100 donors and representatives of donor organisations, awardees and University management attended the Gala....

9 Jul 2023

HKMU holds its first “Entrepreneurship Day” and offers HK$100,000 to nine student teams to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) held its first “Entrepreneurship Day” on recently to provide a platform for its students and alumni to connect and exchange ideas with experienced entrepreneurs. At the event, HKMU also announced the results of its entrepreneurship programme, “MetroChallenge”. Each of the 9 winning student and alumni teams will receive a HK$100,000 implementation fund to execute their entrepreneurship project....

5 Jul 2023

HKMU signs MoU with EY to nurture future business talent in the GBA

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and Ernst & Young Group Limited (EY) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently to collaborate towards their shared goal of nurturing the next generation of business talent and professionals for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA)....

28 Jun 2023

HKMU signs MoU with the Institute of Dining Professionals to promote the continuous development of the food and beverage industry

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and the Institute of Dining Professionals (IDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (28 June) to join forces to support continuing education, training and talent development in the food and beverage industry to promote the sustainable growth of the industry in Hong Kong....

21 Jun 2023

HKMU signs MoU with IAAPA to foster talent development in the attractions industry

The Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU Business School) and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide educational, training and work-based learning opportunities for HKMU hospitality and tourism students....

2 Jun 2023

HKMU to establish the Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre to promote the development of Cantonese Opera

At the opening reception of the Hong Kong Cantonese Opera Troupe (HKCOT) on 31 May, its founder, Dr Ina Ho Chan Un-chan, announced a donation to HKMU for the establishment of the Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre, which aims to promote education and appreciation of Cantonese opera, as well as enhance local young people and the overseas community’s knowledge and appreciation of Cantonese opera through Cantonese opera libretti translation, exchange activities and academic research....

18 May 2023

HKMU to develop a VR-based Driving Training system supported by the Smart Traffic Fund and the driver-training industry to promote smart city

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU)’s efforts to nurture students’ creativity and promote innovative research have been recognised once again. The University recently received a grant from...

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