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Activities (Fall 2019)

Office of Global Learning hosts a range of activities for the exchange students. They range from the welcome events happening in HKUST to touring in Hong Kong, from traditional Chinese sports and festive food tasting to experiencing the vibrant life of this amazing city.

Orientation Activities

To make your exchange life in HKUST fruitful, a series of orientation activities are organized for you. Have a good start of your fun exchange!

Below are the sessions which you are expected to attend to get essential information about your living at HKUST and in Hong Kong. Most importantly, you should get registered before the start of the term and come to the Welcome Reception to make new friends.


  • Student Visa and Pre-registration Session

    You must attend one of the sessions below. Please bring along the travel document that you use to enter Hong Kong. Each session lasts 45 minutes and you will obtain your Student Card after the session.


    Session I
    29 August 2019 (Thu)
    3:00 pm
    Lecture Theater B

    Session II
    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    10:00 am
    Lecture Theater B
  • Orientation Session

    You must attend the orientation session as it contains very important information.


    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    2:00 pm
    Lecture Theater A
  • Welcome Reception

    Welcome Reception
    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    5:00 pm
    Conference Lodge
  • Campus Tour (Optional)

    29 August 2019 (Thu)
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Outside Library Entrance
  • Trip to Ikea (Optional)

    Session I
    29 August 2019 (Thu)
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Student Lounge

    Session II
    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Conference Lodge

* Please note that there are also compulsory activities organized by the Schools/IPO. Please find the information here.

Activities-Of-Your-Choice

We have prepared a wide range of activities for you to join during your semester. Activities are sponsored by HKUST partially and you could engage in activities with a discounted price. Choose the activities you are interested in and enrich your exchange life here in HKUST.

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  • Cantonese Over Evening Dim Sum Workshop Session I:
    3 September 2019 (Tue)

    To help you feel more at home in Hong Kong, we are organizing a Cantonese workshop specifically for exchange students to teach you some basic, but practical Cantonese over dinner. Our staff and Exchange Buddies will become your Cantonese tutors to introduce to you the tradition of Cantonese “Yum Cha” culture. With no doubt, you will have fun learning survival and socializing Cantonese with us while enjoying dim sum.


    3 September 2019 (Tue)
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    HKUST G/F Chinese Restaurant 
    HK$150
    Chinese Dinner will be offered which may not cater all specific dietary requirements. Please mind your dietary restrictions before joining. The workshop is identical to Cantonese Over Evening Dim Sum Workshop Session II on 9 September 2019.
  • Chinese Ceramic Painting Workshop Session I:
    4 September 2019 (Wed)

    Chinese ceramic painting has a very long history since pre-dynastic times. In the workshop, students would learn about the canton on-glaze painting and demonstrate the skills on porcelain teacups with your own creativitiy. Students' masterpiece will then return to you after firing.


    4 September 2019 (Wed)
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    HKUST Campus
    HK$150 
    The workshop is identical to Chinese Ceramic Painting Workshop Session II on 5 September 2019.
  • Chinese Ceramic Painting Workshop Session II:
    5 September 2019 (Thu)

    Chinese ceramic painting has a very long history since pre-dynastic times. In the workshop, students would learn about the canton on-glaze painting and demonstrate the skills on porcelain teacups with your own creativitiy. Students' masterpiece will then return to you after firing.


    5 September 2019 (Thu)
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    HKUST Campus
    HK$150
    The workshop is identical to Chinese Ceramic Painting Workshop Session I on 4 September 2019.
  • Cantonese Over Evening Dim Sum Workshop Session II:
    9 September 2019 (Mon)

    To help you feel more at home in Hong Kong, we are organizing a Cantonese workshop specifically for exchange students to teach you some basic, but practical Cantonese over dinner. Our staff and Exchange Buddies will become your Cantonese tutors to introduce to you the tradition of Cantonese “Yum Cha” culture. With no doubt, you will have fun learning survival and socializing Cantonese with us while enjoying dim sum.


    9 September 2019 (Mon)
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    HKUST G/F Chinese Restaurant 
    HK$150
    Chinese Dinner will be offered which may not cater all specific dietary requirements. Please mind your dietary restrictions before joining. The workshop is identical to Cantonese Over Evening Dim Sum Workshop Session I on 3 September 2019.

Enrollment

Students may enroll to activities through MyStudyAbroad system by 22 August 2019.

There are limited quotas for each activity. Seats will be allocated randomly if the enrollment exceeds the quota of the activity. Confirmation email will be sent to you regarding the activities that you have successfully enrolled after the enrollment period. 

Seats will be secured if you pay for the activities at the Welcome Reception on 30 August 2019. Only cash payment will be accepted. Please bring cash to the Welcome Reception.

Payment is non-refundable. OGL reserves the right to cancel an activity with refund due to insufficient enrollment.

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