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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....

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....

20 Aug 2023

Grand opening of the HKMU Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre with a spectacular performance by renowned artists

Presented by Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), the “Glamour of Cantonese Opera Shines through the Academia” Ina Ho Cantonese Opera Research Centre (Research Centre) Opening Ceremony cum Cantonese Opera Performance was held yesterday (19 August) at the Xiqu Centre in the West Kowloon Cultural District. ...

18 Jul 2023

HKMU’s new Medical Science Laboratory to open in September with cutting-edge facilities to enhance students’ pre-employment training

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) will offer the new Bachelor of Science with Honours in Medical Laboratory Science programme from September this year, which has received...

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....

8 Feb 2023

Self-accrediting status enables HKMU to respond swiftly to society’s needs

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) President Prof. Paul Lam Kwan-sing shared the University’s latest developments with the media in a gathering today (8 February). He...

9 Jan 2023

HKMU Digital Art Laboratory unleashes infinite possibilities in art technology

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) today (9 January) hosted the opening ceremony for its new Digital Art Laboratory. The laboratory will provide students with a...

28 Dec 2022

HKMU welcomes the expansion of the SSSDP to cover undergraduate top-up degree programmes

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) welcomes the enhancement measures for the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) announced by The Education...

21 Dec 2022

HKMU granted HK$73.9 million from the Government to launch two new programmes

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) received a total grant of HK$73.9 million from the Enhancement and Start-up Grant Scheme for Self-financing Post-secondary Education (ESGS)...

1 Dec 2022

HKMU launches a physiotherapy centre to advance teaching and research for the benefit of the community

Opening on 1 December (today), the HKMU Physiotherapy Centre will provide a clinical practicum for physiotherapy students at Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU). In addition,...

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