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6 Feb 2024

Multiple accolades for student and graduate films

Graduates and students of the animation and visual effects programme took out several awards in the Creative Achievement Awards 2023 co-organised by GrandTech HK and Adobe, all in the category of Video and Microfilm (Tertiary Group)....

1 Feb 2024

HKMU signs MoU with Hong Kong Hotels Association to foster talent development in the hotel and tourism sector

The Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster the continuous education, training and talent development in the hospitality sector....

31 Jan 2024

Show of talents in Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024

46 HKMU students formed various teams to participate in the Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024, a large-scale innovative and technology event co-organised by the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and ten local universities. In between, the team Bit-time formed by five HKMU students and three students from other local universities was shortlisted among 250 participating teams, and eventually received a Merit Award in the category of the Local Student Group under the area of Smart Cities....

31 Jan 2024

School of Nursing and Health Studies receives volunteer service award for promoting HA Go app

From May to September 2023, the School of Nursing and Health Studies (N&HS) collaborated with the Health Resource Centre of the Prince of Wales Hospital for a “HA Go” Ambassador Service Programme aimed at encouraging patients to install the mobile app “HA Go”, which connects patients beyond hospital care and enables patients to manage their own health. Around 420 Year 1 Bachelor of Nursing with Honours in General Health Care students participated in the programme....

31 Jan 2024

Elite business student team shines in community fundraising event

Apart from excelling in major business case competitions, A-Team students of the HKMU Business School are also known for their versatility, community spirit and commitment to achieving the best. On 14 January 2024, they took part enthusiastically in the ACCA Community Day, the association's flagship fundraising event in support of local charitable organisations. The annual event is distinguished by a signature rickshaw race, and the theme of 2024 was “120 Years of Impact: Run Ahead to a Sustainable Future”....

30 Jan 2024

Business graduate recognised by Hong Kong Institute of Marketing

Global marketing and supply chain management programme fresh graduate Vicky Chen Linying was recognised as one of the esteemed awardees of HKIM Marketing Graduate of the Year, presented by the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM). Her outstanding academic performance in the field of marketing is a testament to her hard work, perseverance and passion for marketing....

25 Jan 2024

HKMU launches a University-wide student mental health enhancement scheme, earmarking over $10 million to support students' mental health

There have been a number of tragic student suicides in Hong Kong in recent months, which has raised great concern in society about the mental health of students. In response to the Education Bureau's advocacy of promoting mental health awareness among students, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) will earmark over HK$10 million in a three-year university-wide scheme to enhance student mental health (the Scheme), whose aim is to enhance students' understanding of and concern about mental health. By providing further education on psychological well-being, the Scheme aims to empower students to engage in self-help and in helping others, which may help reduce the potential risks....

22 Jan 2024

HKMU research finds that leveraging bilingualism may enhance the comprehension and expression ability of autistic children

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has become increasingly prevalent globally. Autistic children often face significant communication barriers, including delayed language development and difficulties in understanding and responding to others. Thus, some professionals and parents have traditionally discouraged autistic children from learning languages other than their first language to avoid placing an additional burden on their language development. However, research led by Dr Emily Ge Haoyan, Assistant Professor in the School of Education and Languages at Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), suggests that bilingualism, specifically exposure to Cantonese and English, does not hinder language development in autistic children. Instead, it may enhance their ability to understand and express themselves in daily communication....

18 Jan 2024

Poetry by Master's student in creative writing gains recognition in national inter-collegiate competition

Tenth national inter-collegiate literary competition “Weeds Literary Prize” (野草文學獎) — Third Class Award (Poetry)...

17 Jan 2024

HKMU's first Hackathon to cultivate students' creativity and entrepreneurial mindset

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) held its first “HKMU Hackathon” recently, attracting about 100 students to participate in the event, which provided a series of pre-competition networking and training workshops to nurture the students' creative ideas...

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