Service Project Showcase

HKUST Connect supports and facilitates a broad and diverse set of collaborative activities that link the University and its larger community (local, state, national, global) for the benefit for all. Over the years, our students have collaborated with different partners in the following projects/events.

Sep 2016 - Current
2015 - 2016
2014 - 2015
2013 - 2014
2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010

Aug 2011

VIA
Asia-US Service Learning Program (AUSL) 2011

27 Aug 2011

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Family Treasure Hunt at the Botanical Gardens「齊齊玩轉城市定向之旅」

17 Aug 2011

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Fun day @ HKUST 科大遊樂團

Volunteers organized a tour visit at HKUST for a group of Tseung Kwan O families.

30 Jul & 13 Aug 2011

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Haven of Hope Community Carnival 靈實社區教育嘉年華

Volunteers helped to design interesting games for the community carnivals in On Ling Garden and King Lam Estate in Tseung Kwan O.

10 Aug 2011

Po Leung Kuk Lau Chan Siu Po District Elderly Community Centre
Po Leung Kuk Community Carnival 保良局「愛護有家」嘉年華

Volunteers helped with reception counter, game booths and also provided on-stage support. The event ran smoothly and every participant enjoyed a fun afternoon.

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14 & 28 Jul 2011

Voici Photo & 耆康會葵興長者鄰舍中心
The Lasting Smile 留住「尾」一刻 (2011年7月)

 

8 & 13 Jul 2011

The Hong Kong Sports Association
The 35th HKSO Swimming Gala (第三十五屆香港特殊奧運會游泳比賽)

Volunteers served in different roles to make the swimming gala happened.

Jun - Jul 2011

Haven of Hope Christian Service
Student Ambassoder - Worksite Health Project學生健康大使 -「健康工作場所、勞資攜手共創」在職人士健康推廣計劃

Volunteers helped promoting health messages to people at worksite, for a healthier lifestyle.

Sep 2010 - Jul 2011

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Soup of Love

2 - 8 Jun 2011

Cambodia Children's Fund & Sakka Foundation
World Gallery of Hope – Service Learning and Cultural Exchange Trip to Cambodia

The trip was student-initiated whcih aimed at bettering the life of children in Cambodia. The group brought love, care and happiness to two orphanages: a slum school and a Cambodia-based NGO, Cambodia Children's Fund.

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1-7 Jun 2011

Maitian Project
Light on Dreams - Sichuan Service Learning Trip (Summer 2011)

This program was student-initiated and aimed to improve the education quality of children of Yi people (彝 族) living in Sichuan Province and facilitate them to appreciate life. The group of students also gained a deeper insight into voluntary teaching activities and discovered themselves.

1-7 Jun 2011

Huangshanqu Jiaoyuju
Huangshan Service Learning Program (June 2011)

The student-initiated trip held on 1-7 June 2011 was the first of our 3-year commitment to build a long-term relationship with the rural communities in Anhui. Volunteers provided volunteer teaching and visited local families to gain deeper understanding of the life and challenges in rural areas in China.

 

6 Jun 2011

Quiksilver
Cycling for One World

HKUST volunteers provided logistic support to the function "Cycling for OneWorld", a carnival aimed to promote social integration among the physically challenged and the able-bodied. 

28 May 2011

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen District Elderly Community Centre
Hiking with the Elderly 郊野行山樂逍遙 – 柏架山篇

This time, Students and elder friends targeted to reach the radar station at the northeasten peak of Mount Parker.

15 May 2011

YWCA Tseung Kwan O Integrated Social Service Centre
Tiu Keng Leng 3 on 3 Basketball match

HKUST volunteers assisted in Tiu Keng Leng 3 on 3 Basketball match by providing logistic support and marking scores.

14 May 2011

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre
「Teen 財達人 Camp C」

Volunteers form HKUST Connect and other parties played the roles of parents or boss, to teach secondary school students about financial management skills through games.

14-18 Apr 2011

HKUST Connect
Service Learning Day 2011

Coinciding with Global Youth Service Day, UST Service Learning Day is a joint effort of all University members to engage with the community. This year, over 700 students, faculties, staff and alumni fanned out to different parts of Hong Kong to serve in 35 service projects, totaling 3,100 service hours.

4 Apr 2011

Community Business (CB)
ENGAGE ‘Journey of Opportunity’ ACTION DAY 2011

Volunteers from HKUST introduced university life and information about tertiary education to the youth from Tin Shui Wai and Sham Shui Po.

Feb - Apr 2011

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Residential Child Care Service
Service with Residential Child Care Service Phase 2「兒家有您」義工訓練計劃 第二階段

Further to the success of program in Oct - Dec 2010, volunteers continued their effort in serving the children living in Children's Home. In this phase, each volunteer paired up with a child with special needs and they arranged monthly individual meetings to provide mentoring and emotional support.

Sep 2010 - Apr 2011

YWCA Tseung Kwan O Integrated Social Service Centre
Fun with English

Students organized a 2-day-1-night English camp in April 2011 for about 30 underprivileged and new immigrant children. With the facilitation of English-speaking volunteers, children had a chance to learn and communicate in conversational English to build up their confidence and enjoy the fun of English.

19-20 Mar 2011

世界宣明會
聯中饑饉 2011義工組長

HKUST students, as group leaders, motivated teammates actively participated in different activities which aim to board their horizon and be youth leaders.

 

12 Mar 2011

Lingnan Secondary School
科大中同行

 
7 Mar 2011

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Centre on Family Development
Opening ceremony of Centre on Family Development 家庭成長中心開幕禮

HKUST volunteers helped in perparation work and provide on-site logistic support to the TWGHS Centre on Family Development opening ceremony in Mar 2011.

6 Mar 2011

YWCA Tseung Kwan O Integrated Social Service Centre
Anti-drug Carnival (Mar 2011) 躍動生命建西貢 齊創健康新Teen地 抗毒嘉年華

Our second Anti-drug Carnival in this academic year. HKUST volunteers help to design, operate and perform in the carnival to raise the awareness of the community, especially teenagers, towards juvenile drug abuse issues and to promote healthy lifestyle to the community.

Feb - Mar 2011

救世軍深水埗家庭支援網絡隊
「愛的抱抱」親親孩子計劃

Students help to take care of babies in order to learn and experience the importance of life.

19 Feb 2011

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen District Elderly Community Centre
Hiking with the Elderly 長青山踪遊 – 大風拗篇

Students and elder friends have a wonderful tour into the wild, surrounded by hills and water.

22 Jan 2011

靈實白普理景林社區健康發展中心
歲晚探訪獨居長者活動

Before the Spring Festival, HKUST students visited the elderly who live alone and brought them some gifts, showing their love and care.

9-17 Jan 2011

Habitat For Humanity
House Building in Thailand (Global Village Program)

The first HKUST Global Village team built a house with local staff and the home owner in this 5-day build in Korat, Thailand. Besides mixing cements and laying bricks for the walls, the volunteers learnt also the housing needs, and built lasting friendship with fellow team members, and with Habitat home partner family.

8 Jan 2011

基督教靈實協會
「勇闖高峯」-香港科技大學初探

Accompany some secondary students, HKUST students walked from Po Lam MTR station to HKUST campus. Various activities were held during visiting campus.

 

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Soup of Love

The team helped in developing and facilitating a service project for elders in the Tseung Kwan O community. A variely of events were held on a monthly basis by UST students including mini-sports activities, special performances, soup distributions, etc.

29 Dec 2010

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen District Elderly Community Centre
Hiking with the Elderly 長青山踪遊 – 大潭水塘篇

Our volunteers and the elders friends enjoyed the scenery near Tai Tam Reservoir as well as Tai Tam Bay together.

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28 Nov 2010

YWCA Tseung Kwan O Integrated Social Service Centre
Anti-drug Carnival (躍動生命建西貢 齊創健康新Teen地 抗毒嘉年華)

HKUST volunteers help to design, operate and perform in the carnival to raise the awareness of the community, especially teenagers, towards juvenile drug abuse issues and to promote healthy lifestyle to the community.

27 Nov 2010

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen District Elderly Community Centre
Visiting Elderly in Winter 寒冬送暖顯關懷

Students visited the elderly who live alone and expressed their concerns and love to them through distribution of soups and conversation .

21 Nov 2010

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Residential Child Care Service
Charity Sales - with Residential Child Care Service「兒家有您」義工訓練計劃 歡樂滿東華義賣

Students from various departments and different years of study formed a service group to express love and provide emotional support to the children living in Children's Home by organizing activities for them. This was the second event of the program and volunteers assisted the children in the Charity Sales.

6 Nov 2010

Sakka Foundation
Volunteer @ Black and White Party

Volunteers of this event enjoyed a wonderful fund raising night for underprivileged children in Cambodia through serving guests, assisting in an exciting silent auction and providing on-site logistic support.

Nov 2010

Inter Cultural Education
GNED171B Service Learning Project ── Duco

Students from different parts of the world brought cultural messages and inspiration to secondary school students in Yuen Long.

30 Oct 2010

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Residential Child Care Service
Training Session - with Residential Child Care Service「兒家有您」義工訓練計劃

Students from various Departments and different years of study formed a service group to express love and provide emotional support to the children living in Children's Home by organizing activities for them. All students attended this training session to become acquainted with the characteristics of target recipents.

25 Sep 2010

香港盲人輔導會
農莊新體驗之旅

科大同學與盲人輔導會之視障會友一同參觀屯門區不同的景點,在過程中為他們領路,與他們一同體驗這個特別的旅程。

18 Sep 2010

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen District Elderly Community
Cooking with the Elderly 老有所為2010「煮出新心意」婦女涼茶篇

Student volunteers joined hands with local housewives to support this program by sharing the joy of cooking with the elders, and recording cooking tips and recipes from the elders for publication.

18 Sep 2010

靈實明德日間活動中心
明德中秋節長者探訪

今年中秋節,科大學生參加基督教靈實協會舉辦的「明德中秋節長者探訪」活動,並與保良局甲子年中學的學生組成義工隊,探訪邨內長者,共享中秋節的歡樂。

 
11 Sep 2010

Haven of Hope Christian Service
Flag Selling - Charity Medical Service「靈實慈恩醫療服務」賣旗籌款

HKUST volunteers joined others in raising fund for Haven of Hope Christian Service by selling flags in various location in Hong Kong.

4 Sep 2010

Sakka Foundation
Sakka Foundation Clothing Sales

Students supported this fund raising event for underprivileged children in Cambodia by distributing flyers to attract passers-bys to the event, tidying up the clothing racks and providing on-site logistic support.