• HKBU team crowned grand winner at UC Berkeley Bootcamp

    In mid-August,12 HKBU students travelled to The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) to participate in a five-day intensive Bootcamp.

  • HKBU welcomes freshmen and confers Honorary University Fellowships at Convocation

    HKBU welcomed a new cohort of over 2,000 undergraduate students and international exchange students at its 62nd Convocation today (5 September).

  • HKBU appoints new Academic Registrar

    HKBU announced the appointment of Professor Ricky Wong as Academic Registrar, with effect from 1 September 2017.

  • HKBU appoints new Director of Academy of Visual Arts

    HKBU announced the appointment of Professor Louis Nixon as the new Director of the Academy of Visual Arts, with effect from 1 January 2018.

  • HKBU Information Day to be held on 7 Oct

    The Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions is a great opportunity for prospective students and visitors like you to get the latest information on the development of HKBU and the undergraduate programmes on offer as well as to experience HKBU’s vibrant campus life.


    Know the ins and outs of university admissions through:

    • Navigate JUPAS Admissions, Explore HKBU Programmes talk
    • Non-JUPAS Admissions Strategies for Associate Degree and Higher Diploma students talk
    • Consultation Session tailored for students with international qualifications such as GCE, IB and SAT


    Other highlights not to miss during HKBU Information Day include:

    • programme briefings and sharing sessions. Meet with academics, students and alumni and hear first-hand accounts of individual programmes, admissions requirements and career prospects. 
    • guided tours led by Student Ambassadors. Visit student hostels, teaching facilities and laboratories, and get a taste of the rich and diversified on-campus experiences.


    Help us maintain a sustainable campus and play a part in a successful, green Information Day by: 

    • bringing your own bag
    • bringing your own water bottle and making use of water dispensers on campus
    • taking leaflets only when needed
    • dropping leaflets into the Information Day Collection Boxes for reuse after you have finished reading them


    We look forward to seeing you all at our annual Information Day which will be held on 7 October (Saturday).

    Want to make the most of your visit? Find out more on hkbu.edu.hk/infoday and plan ahead.


  • HKBU co-organises arts and creativity exchange workshop with Tsinghua University

    The Department of Humanities and Creative Writing (HMW) co-organised with the Academy of Arts and Design of Tsinghua University and the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities an exchange programme, “Arts and Creativity Exchange: Between Paintings and Creative Writing”, held from 26 June to 7 July on the Tsinghua campus. 

  • HKBU Academy of Film and Airport Authority join hands to promote Hong Kong film culture

    HKBU’s Academy of Film (AF) in the School of Communication and the Airport Authority (AA) of Hong Kong teamed up to organise an exhibition themed “Cinema Fantasia Hong Kong”.

Professor Wee Lian-Hee: Rescuing creatures, great and small


Professor Wee Lian-Hee has been recognised by awards such as the HKBU President's Award for his work on exploring linguistics and for teaching students how sounds are used in languages, but less known is his other labour of love, for which he lends his energy and oratory skills to give voice to those who cannot talk. 

Mr Kelvin Liu: Expressing emotions and refreshing your mind through pen and ink


Jessie Kwok: Entrepreneurial energy


Scholar Shares

HKBU launches new website on materialism among children and youth

HKBU launched a new website on 22 September to raise public awareness of how materialistic values can affect the well-being of children and youth.

In Focus

Revival of local film industry counts on young filmmakers

Earlier, the Government announced a cinema requirement in the land lease of two designated government land sale sites, namely Kai Tak and Sha Tin, aimed at promoting the development of Hong Kong's film industry. However, is what we need a hardware boost or more homegrown production talents to revitalise the industry?


Chemistry team wins 2017 Science and Technology Award Third-class prize of China Association for Instrumental Analysis

Dr Edmond Ma, Associate Professor of the Department of Chemistry of HKBU, and his research team won the 2017 Third-class Science and Technology Award of China Association for Instrumental Analysis (CAIA award), for their exceptional research project entitled "Phosphorescence label-free G-quadruplex-based sensing platform for detecting analytes in environmental and biological systems".


Art performances held to boost cultural ambience on campus

Under the Cultural Literacy Programme, a LIVE Performance Medley is being held this week to uplift the artistic and cultural ambience on HKBU campus.

Raise your cup of tea to good health

Hongkongers love yum cha (literal translation: "drink tea"). Going for yum cha on weekends is a common family leisure activity.

Read more: Raise your cup of tea to good health

Recalling Hong Kong’s cinema fantasia

Hong Kong films are a record of the territory’s changes and capture the essence of the city’s culture…

Read more: Recalling Hong Kong’s cinema fantasia

Talkative vs eloquence

Language teachers always encourage students to read and write more to enhance their language proficiency. Frequent use of a language is believed to result in a higher level of language proficiency.

Read more: Talkative vs eloquence

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