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HKU Engineering Academy for the Talented (Optional Residential Programme)


Programme Date and Time: July 29 - August 2, 2024 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Target: S4-5 / Year 11-12 / 2025-26 September University Intake

Programme Fee: 

HK$4,500* (Academy member)

HK$5,400* (Non-member)

*HKU Residential Hall optional, please apply with application code ACTENGIN2024-RH. The application deadline is May 8. Offers will be sent by end of May.  

Delivery Mode of Programme: Face-to-face

Grant*: HK$0

*Please fill in the grant application for overseas students HERE

Programme Code: ACTENGIN2024

Registration: [FULL]

Application Deadline: 

April 1, 2024 (23:59) for non-local student

May 31, 2024 (23:59) for local student


The HKU Faculty of Engineering has developed a comprehensive five-day programme, tailored to offer senior secondary school students a vibrant and enriching experience in the esteemed company of faculty members and fellow students this summer.

The programme comprises a series of engaging lectures delivered by esteemed instructors from the Faculty of Engineering, as well as invaluable opportunities for students to interact with current engineering students. These interactions serve as a platform for the fruitful exchange of ideas and experiences. The programme delves into various key areas to provide an initial understanding of the core subjects taught in the first and second years of the HKU Engineering undergraduate degree. The programme also features hands-on electronic projects where each student will assemble your own robot. As the programme draws to a close, students will have the opportunity to compete with your peers to solve the maze.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basics of Engineering
  • Explore trending issues and gain insights of career prospects related to Engineering field
  • Gain hands-on experience in making your own robot
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in preparation for competition

Selection and Result Announcement: All applications will be assessed according to applicants’ individual calibre and potential. Application results and payment details will be announced to successful applicants via email.

Supported by: 

Faculty of Engineering


*It is our firm belief that no student should be denied admission due to financial difficulties. Grant is available for students who can provide supporting documents issued by the Student Finance Office for receiving a full grant of Student Textbook Assistance Scheme or documents from the Social Welfare Department for obtaining CSSA. To apply, please select the specific programme on the system accordingly.

Disclaimer: Programme contents and formats are subject to change due to the pandemic situation.  We will continue to work closely with professors to refine our programme and ensure that students will have a safe and enjoyable time. Programme fees and application fees are non-refundable.