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1 Oct 2023

Hong Kong Metropolitan University holds flag-raising ceremony to commemorate the 74th National Day

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) held a flag-raising ceremony this morning (1 October) to celebrate the 74th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. This marked the first National Day flag-raising ceremony since the slowdown of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event brought together members of the university community to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the motherland and to wish the country continued prosperity. Attending the ceremony were approximately 200 HKMU stakeholders, including Council members, management, staff and students....

29 Sep 2023

HKMU signs MOU with Sino Hotels for nurturing future-ready talents for the hospitality and tourism industry

The Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and Sino Hotels Limited (Sino Hotels) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support and foster talent development for the hospitality and tourism industry....

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....

19 Sep 2023

HKMU Talk of the Metropolis: Hong Kong Deputy to the National People’s Congress Ir Prof. Frank Chan Fan explores Chinese modernisation and Hong Kong’s opportunities

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) held its fourth “Talk of the Metropolis” of the year today (19 September), featuring Ir Prof. Frank Chan Fan, Hong Kong Deputy to the National People’s Congress and Vice President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, speaking on the topic “Chinese Modernisation and Hong Kong”....

15 Sep 2023

HKMU welcomes the selection of the Sports and Recreation Management Programme for the second round of the Pilot Project on the Development of Applied Degree Programmes

The Education Bureau announced the results of the second round of the Pilot Project on the Development of Applied Degree Programmes today (15 September). The Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Sports and Recreation Management programme of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) was selected for the Pilot Project. HKMU President Prof. Paul Lam Kwan-sing welcomed the selection. He said he believed that it would help promote the development of professional education and nurture talent for the industry....

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)...

13 Sep 2023

HKMU tops the research grant table with HK$29.1 million secured from the Research Grants Council, accounting for over 35% of its total funding for self-financing institutions

In the latest round of the Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector of the Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) secured a total of HK$29.1 million for 27 projects, accounting for over 35% of the total RGC allocation, making it the largest player among all local self-financing institutions....

5 Sep 2023

HKMU JUPAS admission figures rise for the third consecutive year thanks to popular programme offerings

Embarking on the new academic year, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) President Prof. Paul Lam Kwan-sing and Vice President (Research and Student Development) Prof. Ricky Kwok Yu-kwong welcomed students back to the campus in-person yesterday morning (4 September)...

29 Aug 2023

HKMU holds Parenting Seminar Series for families living in Transitional Housing

The kick-off seminar “Parent-child Relationships and Communication” of a parenting seminar series was successfully held in Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village by Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) today (29 August). Jerry Chui Ka-yin, Principal of Carmel Divine Grace Foundation Secondary School, was the guest speaker, and Ir Dr Conrad Wong Tin-cheung, Council Chairman of HKMU, delivered the welcome speech for the seminar....

22 Aug 2023

HKMU and HKLSS conduct a study on dementia risks to encourage healthy diet among lower-educated groups and enhance public education

With the global ageing population, including that in Hong Kong, the well-being of older adults has emerged as a significant social issue. The prevalence of common illnesses among older adults, particularly dementia, is a major societal concern....

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