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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....

7 Jun 2023

HKMU research finds Jockey Club Support Service for the Children of Disabled Parents 2.0 effective in improving communication and social interactions for disabled parents and their children

The Public and Social Policy Research Centre, under the School of Arts and Social Sciences of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), is commissioned by the Hong Kong Network for the Promotion of Inclusive Society (HKNPIS) to evaluate the effectiveness of its Jockey Club Support Service for the Children of Disabled Parents 2.0 scheme....

23 May 2023

HKMU students become "buddies" with people with intellectual disabilities to promote inclusion

Making friends may not be an easy task for most people with intellectual disabilities, so students from Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) warmly extended a hand of friendship and brought laughter and care to them by becoming their "Best Buddies"...

16 Nov 2022

Business student wins recognition in community intern programme

Natalie Chong Ling-hei, Year 2 student of Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Professional Accounting, participated in the Citi-HKCSS Community Intern Program 2022 and worked as intern at the social enterprise Silence. She assisted in organising various...

21 Oct 2022

Language barrier and financial difficulties are obstacles to maintaining quality of life among ethnic minority older adults in Hong Kong, HKMU researchers find

A recent study by HKMU revealed that the quality of life of South Asian older adults in Hong Kong is negatively affected by language barrier and financial difficulties. Family obligations, religious beliefs and cultural perspectives play an important part in their old age experience in Hong Kong. HKMU scholar suggested that the Government should enhance education on physical and mental health for the South Asian community, investigate the needs and concerns of caregivers of the older adults, and promote the ethnic minority neighbourhood support scheme....

23 Jun 2022

Research finds that government funding encourages kindergartens to admit ethnic minority students

A recent research jointly conducted by the School of Education and Languages of HKMU and the Hong Kong Child-rity Association (HKCRA) revealed that half of the kindergartens interviewed admitted more ethnic minority (EM) students because of a new subsidy scheme introduced by the Government, and the lack of human resources to be their biggest obstacle in admitting EM students....

8 Apr 2022

Over a thousand primary school students participated in Kids@HKMU Summer Camp

Due to the surging pandemic, Hong Kong students have an early summer holiday this year. In light of this special arrangement, Student Affairs Office of HKMU launched a Kids@HKMU Summer...

7 Apr 2022

HKMU students help elderly fulfill their dreams

In collaboration with Wong Tai Sin Integrated Home Care Services of Christian Family Service Centre, the Student Affairs Office of HKMU organized the “Best Wishes to the Elderly: Life Education...

28 Mar 2022

HKMU sets up support centre for Hospital Authority’s COVID-19 hotline

Since the fifth wave of the COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong's healthcare system has faced unprecedented challenges. In response to high demand for the Hospital Authority...






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