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Inauguration and Awards Ceremony

New Academy members are invited to the annual inauguration ceremony and two-day camp to experience life as a student on HKU’s cosmopolitan campus. The event concludes with an awards ceremony in recognition of outstanding Academy scholars. 

Photos of the Academy Orientation Camp and Inauguration Ceremony 2019 can be viewed at the Gallery.

Day 1 Orientation Camp 

Participants are divided into groups for HKU introductory games and team-building exercises followed by a one-night stay at a HKU student hall under the supervision of staff and student helpers. Accommodation can only be provided for students from 15 years of age. 

Day 2 Inauguration Ceremony 

New members of the Academy are officially welcomed at the inauguration ceremony. HKU Student Ambassadors are on hand to lead and guide participants through the programme, answer questions, and give an insight into life at HKU.