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22 Apr 2024

Chinese education student attains Gold Award in writing competition

The Bachelor of Education with Honours (Chinese Language Teaching) and Bachelor of Language Studies with Honours (Applied Chinese Language Studies) programme encourages students to take active part in writing competitions in order to brush up their writing skills. Year 3 student Kris Lam Hoi-ching entered the Hong Kong School Writing Competition 2023 organised by the International Children Culture & Arts Development Association with an essay for one of the set topics, 'The … I love” (「我愛的……」). The entry was judged as excellent in terms of topic delivery, expression skills, structure and grammar, and was given a Gold Award....

17 Apr 2024

Graduate animation earns industry recognition

Sleepless Night, an animation directed by Animation and Visual Effects graduates Lau Wing-wa, Cheng Hoi-tong and Sau Cheuk-yiu, won Hong Kong Best Art in the 25th DigiCon6 ASIA Awards, representing yet another recognition of the artistic level of HKMU animators. Earlier, the film has earned the Best Creative Award in the Creative Achievement Awards 2023....

16 Apr 2024

Prolific publications of Master's students in creative writing

Students of the Master of Arts in Creative Writing programme have been devoting hours and hours to their craft. Apart from working on their writing assignments, they have also got published in an array of literary periodicals. The table above summarises their recent publications and achievements. Please refer to the Chinese version for details....

10 Apr 2024

School of Education and Languages students glean outstanding prospective teachers awards

With excellent teaching abilities and devotion to education, nine students from the School of Education and Languages won accolades at the 11th Hong Kong Outstanding Prospective Teachers Award co-organised by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association and the Hong Kong Prospective Teachers Association....

9 Apr 2024

Master's student in Chinese Literature wins publishing contract

In the Zhenjin Young Literary Talent Selection Contest 2023, Huang Chang stood out from thousands of contestants, advancing all three rounds to win the overall championship....

5 Apr 2024

MA in Chinese Literature graduate's criticism of online fiction commended

Master of Arts in Chinese Literature graduate Yang Wei won the third prize in the Third Baima Lake National Internet Literature Criticism Competition (第三屆白馬湖全國網絡文學評論大賽) with his piece “On How 'Historical Possibility Novels' Shape Real Historical Figures: Analysis of the Image of Du Fu in Ma Boyong's Lychee in Chang'an” (論「歷史可能性小說」如何塑造真實歷史人物——解析馬伯庸《長安的荔枝》中的杜甫形象). His work was also published in Exploring Internet Literature: A Collection of the Winning Works of the 3rd Baima Lake National Internet Literature Criticism Competition (網文探秘——第三屆白馬湖全國網絡文學評論大賽獲獎作品集), edited by the Institute of Internet Literature of the China Writers Association....

28 Mar 2024

Laurels for HKMU athletes at USFHK competitions

Our athletes have brought back more exciting news from this season's USFHK competitions! We were especially heartened by the exceptional achievements of the HKMU Taekwondo Team in the 2023–2024 USFHK Taekwondo Competition. In Men's Black Belt Kyorugi, Wong Tsz-hin won a gold medal in the under 74kg group, while Li Lap-fu captured bronze in the above 87kg group. In Men's Black Belt Poomsae, Xu Jin-xuan got a bronze medal in the Style 6 & Koryo category, while Li Lap-fu and Wong Tsz-shun received fourth place in the categories of Style 7 & Keumgang and Style 8 & Taebak respectively. The Men's Poomsae Team also took part in the team competition (for Style 6 & Koryo) and attained fourth place. Adding up all scores, the Men's Team was placed fourth....

18 Mar 2024

Graduate writing receives prestigious literary awards

Two HKMU graduates received accolades at the 50th Youth Literary Awards. Kwan Lok-yiu, who graduated with a Master's degree in Chinese Literature, won the second prize in the Literary Criticism section of the Open Group with an article analysing the illness metaphors in the late-career poems of Hong Kong writer Kwun Moon-nam. Noting that Kwun's poems often draw on his personal life experiences, the article demonstrates the poet's contemplation on the body, sickness and death in the face of two major changes in life, namely his mother's death and his own anxiety disorder in terms of narrative shifts, illness metaphors and his experimentation with Cantonese language....

21 Feb 2024

HKMU swimmers claim three silver medals in USFHK Aquatic Meet

HKMU swimmers put their best stroke forward at the most recent Annual Aquatic Meet by the University Sports Federation of Hong Kong (USFHK) and were rewarded with encouraging results. The spotlight fell especially on Tsang Pak-ho, who came second in two individual 50 metre races — Freestyle and Butterfly. He bagged a third silver medal with fellow teammates, Chow King-him, Ma Wing-sum and Phoebe Cheuk Yuet-ying, in the Mixed 4 x 50 metre Freestyle Relay. Overall, the HKMU Swimming Team ranked sixth out of 12 university teams, with the boys' and girls' teams placed sixth and seventh respectively....

19 Feb 2024

Creative writing and film arts graduate's film criticism gets published

Graduate of the creative writing and film arts programme Mak Wan-ching's article on the movie Joker was selected and published in the online column “The Movie Newbie (電影新人類)” of the Hong Kong Film Critics Society...

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