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Monthly Talk in April - Exclusive Academy Admissions Talk for Members Pursuing International Qualifications

Monthly Talk in April - Exclusive Academy Admissions Talk for Members Pursuing International Qualifications

Calling all Academy Members pursuing International Qualifications!

Are you pursuing an international qualification such as the IB and GCE A-Level/ International A-Level? You probably know that you are eligible to apply to the University of Hong Kong (HKU) through the Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme. But did you know that there’re specific subject requirements for some of the undergraduate programmes offered by HKU?

To help you get to know the study paths via the Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme for university preparation, the HKU Academy for the Talented is going to organise an Exclusive Academy Admissions Talk for members pursuing international qualifications on the evening of April 8. In the talk, HKU admissions representatives will give advice and share insider tips! You will also be given a chance to ask questions in the Q&A session!

Date: April 8, 2022
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm (HKT)
Medium: English
Mode: Online via Zoom
Register Now: https://admissions.hku.hk/tasterapp/application/auth/login

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HKU-SCF High School Student Workshop Series - “Digital Asset and Non-Fungible Token”

Monthly Talk in March 2022  

HKU-SCF High School Student Workshop Series - “Digital Asset and Non-Fungible Token”

HKU-SCF FinTech Academy is pleased to announce the launch of the HKU-SCF High School Student Workshop Series.  Our first workshop, co-organized with the HKU FinTech Student Association (HKU FTSA), titled “Digital Asset and Non-Fungible Token”.

Non-Fungible Token (NFT) has risen rapidly since 2020 and has become one of the most popular applications in the FinTech field. The news and media have been constantly talking about it, but do you understand what it is and its potential impact on the world?

Through this interactive workshop, you will gain fundamental knowledge on digital assets and NFT, the technologies behind them, and the application of the NFT in the financial industry and our daily lives.

Programme Date: 26 March, 2022 (Saturday)

Programme Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm

Format: Online (Updated)

Target Participants: S4 - S6/ Grade 10 - 12 Secondary School Students

(Academy members will have the priority to join the workshop. Please apply early as seats are limited!)

Registration Deadline: 4 March, 2022 (Friday)

Register Now: https://admissions.hku.hk/tasterapp/application/auth/login

(Please ensure you have submitted a personal statement why you are interested in joining this wokrshop; in less than 100 words)


Speakers:

·       Dr. Allen Au, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU

·       Dr. John Yuen, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU

·       Mr Carri Yeung, Assistant Director of Strategic Development, Popsible Limited

·       Ms Linda Chan, Co-founder & CEO, Pictta

 

*Depending on the development of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, the event may be conducted in virtual format. Selected participants will be notified of any changes to the event.

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Knowing Your Personality Type through MBTI 

Knowing Your Personality Type through MBTI 

Do you want to unfold the undiscovered of yourself? If you wish to know your personality type through MBTI (Myers–Briggs Type Indicator), our upcoming session is the right choice for you.

Calling for all Academy Members looking for self-enhancement – join us on March 25 to seek professional advice from our professors, ask any questions you have and mingle with other students!

Date: March 25, 2022
Time: 15:30-17:30 (HKT)
Language: English
Format: Zoom
Programme Code: ACT2022WMBTI
Programme Fee: Free
Enroll Now: https://admissions.hku.hk/tasterapp/application/auth/login

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Legal Academy Student Chapters Tasting Session

Legal Academy Student Chapters Tasting Session

Do you wish to have a taste of the Legal Academy Student Chapters? Here comes a chance! Join the upcoming tasting session! You will get the exclusive opportunities to listen to the sharing of law students.

Date: 25 February 2022
Time: 5:00-6:30 pm HKT
Fee: Free
Format: Zoom
Register Now: https://admissions.hku.hk/tasterapp/application/auth/login

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Monthly Talk in February 2022 - Stress & Coping: All you need to know  

Monthly Talk in February 2022 - Stress & Coping: All you need to know 

As an elite student, work, deadlines and exams can be extremely stressful and take a huge toll on your mental health. Do you have healthy methods to help manage and reduce your stress and anxiety levels? Pausing and thinking about ways to refresh the mind and body and relieve stress are vital aspects in excelling academically and in everyday life.

The Academy for the Talented has invited Dr. Chan Kai Tai, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Hong Kong to give us a talk on ways for recognising and managing stress and anxiety.

Topic: Stress & Coping: All you need to know
Speaker: Dr. Chan Kai Tai, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Date: February 18, 2022
Time: 4:30-5:30 pm HKT
Fee: Free
Language: English
Format: Online Talk (Zoom)
Register Now: 

https://hku.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_efaWg0sYGvocMDQ (for public)
https://admissions.hku.hk/tasterapp/application/auth/login (for Academy members)

Parents are also more than welcome to join to support your kids! We look forward to chatting with you all soon!

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Chit&Chat Session

Welcome to the HKU Academy for the Talented!

Joining this prestigious membership-based programme that brings together students from diverse backgrounds globally, you are the chosen one among the many.

Are you ready to start a fabulous journey with like-minded people around the globe, gain invaluable experience, and have access to different opportunities?

Join our upcoming online "Chit&Chat" sessions, where there will be exclusive talks for you to learn about various opportunities available at the Academy. What's more, you will even get a chance to mingle with other members and HKU Student Ambassadors to share your thoughts and ask any questions you may have!

Date: 
January 28 (in Cantonese)
February 11 (in Cantonese) 
March 11 (in English) 
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm HKT
Fee: Free
Language: Cantonese/English
Format: Online Talk (Zoom)
Register Now*: https://admissions.hku.hk/tasterapp/application/auth/login

*There are 3 sessions in total. Please choose the respective session you will attend in the application system.

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Monthly Talk in December - Top Scorer Sharing

Monthly Talk in December - Top Scorer Sharing

Have you ever wondered what it is like to pursue Law as a profession? 

Join our talk in December to get a glimpse of what studying law is like with interactive and engaging discussions! Mr Hubert Wong, a Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) and Bachelor of Laws Student and 2018 HKDSE Top Scorer, will share his valuable insights on the law profession and the interesting facts about legal studies.

Date: December 10, 2021 
Time: 1700-1800 HKT
Language: Cantonese
Format: Zoom
Speaker: Mr Hubert Wong, a Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) and Bachelor of Laws Student and 2018 HKDSE Top Scorer
Register now: https://hku.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bdb9SUq25tYuPfU