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

 

18 Aug 2014

Food Angel
Food Saving with Food Angel

HKUST volunteers prepared food ingredients and packed hot meal boxes for the underprivileged communities.

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18 Aug 2014

World Vision Hong Kong
Used Book Recycling Campaign

HKUST Volunteers supported in a very meaningful event "Used Book Recycling Campaign" in their summer holiday. 

2

 

18 Aug 2014

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
English Fun Camp 反斗英語More法Camp

In order to increase the confidence level for primary school students aged 6 - 12 in conversational English, our volunteers created a fun camp with a series of English games and activities for the children to experience a day in English.

2

 

16 Aug 2014

Junior Chamber International Kowloon
Shelter Dreams 2014 小紙箱 大世界 2014

HKUST volunteers provided logistics support in the registration counter and facilitated in crowd control and material distribution.

2

 

Jul - Aug 2014

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST students provided tutorial classes and organized interactive games with the children from the low income families in To Kwa Wan and Yau Ma Tei.

2

 

6 Aug 2014

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
Flag Day of Senior Citizen Home Safety Association 長者安居協會賣旗日

HKUST volunteers became the flag sellers to support the Association.

2

 
 

Jul - Aug 2014

Christian Family Service Centre Tsui Lam Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Service
Walking with the Mentally Handicapped (July-August) 「義人同行優之良伴 」計劃 (七月至八月)

HKUST volunteers accompanied mentally challenged children to explore and to learn more about our society.

2

 
 

Jul - Aug 2014

The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
Caltex Project Chance: Science Lesson

HKUST volunteers organized science lessons in which the primary school children could learn about and could apply scientific theories through interactive science experiments.

2

 

Jun - Aug 2014

The Salvation Army Shamshuipo Family Support Networking Team
"Little Master" Mentorship Program 小當家.友伴支援計劃 2014

HKUST volunteers acted as big brothers and sisters to children coming from low income family to teach cooking skill and enhance self-care ability of those children.

2

 

Jun - Aug 2014

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Ping Shek Youth S.P.O.T.
Neighborhood Academic Support Program 「學習有里」鄰舍學業支援計劃

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups organized the Neighbourhood Academic Support Program to engage volunteers as private tutors for underprivileged children.

2

 
 

4, 7, 9, 12 & 16 Jul 2014

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre
"Planning a Brighter Future" Life Planning Workshop 『策劃大未來』生涯規劃活動義工

The Centre regularly organizes healthy budgeting programs in different secondary schools. Volunteers played the roles of parents or bosses and taught secondary school students about financial management skills through interactive games.

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12 Jul 2014

The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
Caltex Project Chance - Learning Academy - Water Rocket Competition 2014 
「 加德士機會工程 - 動力學堂 」 - 全港水火箭比賽2014

 HKUST volunteers provided logistics support to the Water Rocket Competition 2014.

2

 

7 Jul 2014

Hong Kong Housing Society - Ageing-in-Place Scheme
Gate Painting @ Cho Yiu Estate 祖堯安居樂油遊

HKUST volunteers participated in the scheme on a sunny Saturday afternoon and assisted revamping the gates of the elders.

2

 

Sep 2013 - Jul 2014

Hong Kong Family Welfare Society - Wellness Programme
Junior Financial Planner「理財至叻KID」活動義工

Volunteers facilitated the experiential games for primary school students to learn more about financial management.

2

 
 

21, 23, 25 & 30 Jun 2014

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre
"Planning a Brighter Future" Life Planning Workshop 『策劃大未來』生涯規劃活動義工

The Centre regularly organizes healthy budgeting programs in different secondary schools. Volunteers played the roles of parents or bosses and taught secondary school students about financial management skills through interactive games.

2

 
 

May - Jun 2014

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST students provided tutorial classes and organized interactive games with the children from the low income families inHung Hom and Yau Ma Tei.

2

 

Apr - Jun 2014

Hong Kong Christian Service Centre for Harmony and Enhancement of Ethnic Minority Residents (CHEER)
Mentor@Home Scheme 家「友」良師 計劃 2013-14

HKUST students have regular visits to the mentee's home and provide face-to-face, one-on-one, home-based language training to ethnic minorities (EM) who are unable to attend formal language classes.

2

 
 

Sep 2013- Jun 2014

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Soup of Love 愛心湯水贈長者

Volunteers served elders in Tseung Kwan O with traditional Chinese soup monthly.

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Sep 2013 - Jun 2014

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
Caring Team 老友同行 ─ 愛心關顧隊

Further to last year’s success, another group of students joined the project to care the elders who tended not to open up themselves in the Tseung Kwan O Community. A couple of volunteers were matched with one elderly family and visited the family monthly. During the visit, they not only got to know each other, but also built a close friendship. 

2

 
 

4-11 Jun 2014

Cambodian Children's Fund, Wat Opot Children Community, Who Will Village
Cambodia Service Learning Trip (Jun 2014)

HKUST students empower Cambodia children to pursue their dreams by showing affection and compassion through the specially designed educational and cultural exchange programs for kids in different organizations according to their needs and English level.

5

 

3-8 Jun 2014

Shaqiang Central Primary School
Light on Dreams - Sichuan Service Learning Trip (Summer 2014) 微光築夢 - 四川馬邊支教計劃

HKUST students planned and organized different interactive actvities for the primary school students to empower them to pursue their dreams.

5

 

3-8 Jun 2014

Eco-Cultivation Organic Farm(Rujin) Limited
"Jiangxi Service Learning Trip" 手牽「守童」行 -- 江西服務學習之旅

The team prepared different interactive games and a carnival to the children. They also visited a social enterprise called “Providence Farm Family” to understand how its operations impact on Jiangxi local community.

5

 

2-7 Jun 2014

Huangshan District Education Bureau (黃山區教育局)
Huangshan Service Learning Trip (June 2014) 徽黃支教行

This was the fourth time that HKUST volunteers continue their effort in serving the primary school children in Huangshan. Our volunteers organized the science teaching workshops and themed workshops to inspire them to learn. They also cared about the local families during the family visit.   

2

 

5 May 2014

Hong Kong Family Welfare Society Artiste Training Alumni Association Jockey Club Tseung Kwan O Youth Square
Sichuan Pre-trip Service - Reading Night

The Sichuan Service Learning trip participants planned a Mandarin activity for primary school students in order to motivate the students to develop an interest for reading and encourage them to practice Mandarin.  

2

 

6, 13, 27 Apr & 4 May 2014

Hong Kong Christian Services - Centre for Harmony and Enhancement of Ethnic Minority Residents (CHEER)
Chinese Fun for Everyone 與 "中" 童樂

Through interactive games, the project aimed to motivate ethnic minority children to learn Chinese and deliver learning tips to them. Volunteers organized three teaching sessions and a city hunt around Hong Kong for them to learn Chinese but also to get to know Hong Kong.

2

 

30 Apr 2014

Food Angel
Food Saving with Food Angel

HKUST volunteers prepared food ingredients and packed hot meal boxes for the underprivileged communities.

2

 

9, 10, 16, 17 & 30 Apr 2014

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Residential Child Care Service
Unleashing Excellence 升級家加分

HKUST volunteers provided regular tutorials to reduce their academic stress of  children with limited family support on Wednesdays and Thursdays in April. Both the volunteers and the children enjoyed their tutorial sessions.

2

 
 

Nov 2013 - Apr 2014

Independent Commision Against Corruption (ICAC)
ICAC Ambassador Programme 2013/14

HKUST students from different schools were selected as ambassadors to promote integrity-related messages and assisted in an international project called “i-Relay” Youth Integrity Project.

2

 
 

Feb - Apr 2014

Christian Family Service Centre Tsui Lam Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Service
Walking with the Mentally Handicapped 「義人同行優之良伴 」計劃

HKUST volunteers accompanied mentally challenged adults to explore and learn more about their neighborhoods with the aim of helping them to experience a more vibrant community life.

2

 
 

Oct 2013 - Apr 2014

Lok Chi Association Limited – Lok Chi Youth Centre (Lam Tin)
Beyond Intelligence 智窮人不窮

HKUST volunteers organized some themed workshops and an outing for the mentally-challenged adults.

2

 

10, 15, 17 & 24 Apr 2014

The Salvation Army Shamshuipo Family Support Networking Team
Handicraft with women 我「手作」我心義工計劃

Through handicraft workshops organized by HKUST volunteers, new arrival and low-income women were encouraged to develop positive habits and new skills. Additionally, they had the opportunity to meet friends with similar backgrounds, engage in the broader community, and establish a support network among themselves.

2

 

Mar - Apr 2014

Caritas Dr. & Mrs. Olinto de Sousa Integrated Family Service Centre
Junior Healthy Chef 有「營」小廚神 · 健康大「煮」意

Volunteers organized two cooking sessions, guided tour and family visits of HKUST for underprivileged children and their families. This project not only aimed to raise awareness about healthy diets and lifestyles, but to also provided an encouraging environment for the children.

2

 

1 Mar 2014

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre
SMART KIDS Financial Education Experiential Program Camp B 
SMART KIDS系列之「積穀盈人」理財教育體驗計劃 日營活動B營義工

The Centre regularly organizes healthy budgeting programs in different secondary schools. Volunteers played the roles of parents or bosses and taught secondary school students about financial management skills through interactive games.

2

 
 

Jan - Mar 2014

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST students provided tutorial classes and organized interactive games with the children from the low income families.

2

 

23 Feb 2014

Habitat for Humanity China
Bare Foot Challenge 「赤腳Builder」慈善行

HKUST volunteers provided logistics support such as managing the checkpoint booth and giving instructions to the participants in the fundraising event.

2

 
 

13 Feb 2014

The Salvation Army Shamshuipo Family Support Networking Team
Step Up Your Love @ Shunshuipo 關 「深」 南昌探訪服務

Through visiting low-income families in Sham Shui Po, volunteers provided care to the underprivileged and understood the needs and challenges of people from different social backgrounds.

2

 

Nov 2013 - Feb 2014

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre
"Planning a Brighter Future" Life Planning Workshop 『策劃大未來』生涯規劃活動義工

The Centre regularly organizes healthy budgeting programs in different secondary schools. Volunteers played the roles as parents or bosses and taught secondary school students about financial management skills through interactive games.

5

 
 

28 Jan 2014

Hong Kong Housing Society - Ageing-in-Place Scheme
Cho Yiu Lunar New Year Visit 祖堯新春探訪

HKUST volunteers visited the elders living at the Cho Yiu Estate to share with them the joy in this festive season and bring them red couplets and small gifts for a prosperous year to come.

5

 

17, 20, 22, 24 & 27 Jan 2014

The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
Caltex Project Chance: Science Lesson

HKUST volunteers organized science lessons where the primary school children could learn about and apply scientific theories through interactive science experiments. 

5

 
 

12-19 Jan 2014

Habitat for Humanity Malaysia
House Building in Malaysia

During the trip, HKUST volunteers worked on the 5-day house building project to build lasting friendships with fellow team members and with Habitat home partner families in Malaysia.

5

 

14-17 Jan 2014

Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association Tai O Community Work Office
Workcamp @ Tai O Community (January 2014) 大澳工作營

During the Workcamp, our students repainted 10 worn-out stilt houses for local elders. In this 4-day-3-night Workcamp, all students enjoyed staying in tradition stilt houses and preparing breakfast and dinner together.

5

 

9-15 Jan 2014

Cambodian Children's Fund, Wat Opot Children Community, Who Will Village
Cambodia Service Learning Trip (Jan 2014)

Building on the effort of the previous Cambodia Service Learning Trips, four previous participants initiated the sixth trip to Cambodia since the project was launched in 2011. The project this winter did not only aim to inspire and bring love to the Cambodian children, but also cultivate a stronger sense of belonging to HKUST and improve bonding among students.

5

 

5-10 Jan 2014

Providence Farm Family
"Jiangxi Service Learning Trip" 手牽「守童」行 -- 江西服務學習之旅

The team prepared different interactive games and a carnival to the children. They also visited a social enterprise called “Providence Farm Family” to understand how its operations impact on Jiangxi local community.

5

 

5-10 Jan 2014

Huangshan District Education Bureau (黃山區教育局)
Huangshan Service Learning Trip (January 2014) 徽黃支教行

It was the fourth time that HKUST volunteers organized science teaching and themed workshops for primary school children in Huangshan. They also visited the local families to show the care. Both the children and volunteers enjoyed the trip!

5

 

Oct - Dec 2013

The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Residential Child Care Services
Service Program「兒家有你」服務計劃 

Volunteers served children who are in need of temporary care away from home. They provided regular tutorials and organzied a Christmas pasty for the chidren.

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Sep - Dec 2013

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
Caring Call Services 「耆安鈴長者熱線」電話慰問服務

HKUST students supported the "Caring Call Service" so that more elderly could be benefited from the service. The volunteers could not only understand more about the living of the elderly in our society through the service, they also found something impressing and touching from their sharing in the calls.

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4 Dec 2013

Feeding Hong Kong
Santa Sack Campaign

HKUST volunteers had a unique and fun culinary experience and made a personal contribution to their food parcels to be delivered in the festive month of December.

25

 
 

Sep - Nov 2013

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST students provided tutorial classes and organized interactive games with the children from the low income families in Prince Edward.

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23 Nov 2013

Hong Kong Housing Society - Ageing-in-Place Scheme
Caring Cho Yiu Estate 關懷長者樂祖堯

HKUST volunteers participated in home visits to meet and greet elders in order to promote this programme. The volunteers visited the elders and showed care and concern about their daily life by sharing their life stories.

5

 

17 Nov 2013

Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China) Charitable Foundation
Wu Zhi Xing 2013 - Support Intervarsity Charity Walk to Change Lives with Bridges 無止行2013

HKUST participants supported this event to raise donation of $2,600 and attended the walk.

5

 
 

10 Nov 2013

Benji's Centre
Walkathon for Benji's Centre 「助言起行.....一步,幫一生」步行籌款2013

Benji's Centre organized a fund-raising walkathon to support their speech therapy services for underprivileged children with speech disorder. Our volunteers assisted in the event and provided on-site logistics and administrative support.

5

 
 

2 Nov 2013

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
"Life Journey Experience" Centre Trial 「人生。歷情」體驗館試館

Volunteers visited the “Life Journey Experience” Center. They rethought the meaning of life and death, and how they could manage their time through the experiential games and the sharing sessions.

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26 Oct 2013

The Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong
Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong Volunteer

Our students helped in logistics support and crowd controls in the fundraising event "Starstreet Gourmet & Wine Walk".

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26 Oct 2013

Raleigh Hong Kong
Raleigh Challenge Wilson Trail 「雷利衛徑長征」義工

HKUST volunteers helped in providing logistics support in the charity run “Raleigh Challenge - Wilson Trail”.

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25 Oct 2013

Friends of the Earth & The Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres
Friends of the Earth - Food Saving Tour (Oct 2013)

12 volunteers helped to collected unsold vegetables in the market, and they distributed them to needy families.

5

 

12 Oct 2013

Hong Kong Housing Society - Ageing-in-Place Scheme
Caring Chun Seen Mei Estate 關懷真善美

HKUST volunteers participated in home visits to meet and greet elders in order to promote this programme. The volunteers visited the elders and showed care and concern about their daily life by sharing their life stories.

5

 

5, 19 Oct, 2, 16 & 30 Nov 2013

Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups - Jockey Club Tseung Kwan O Youth S.P.O.T.
Interactive English Fun 英語互動樂滿 FUN

'Interactive English Fun' aims at motivating lower primary school students aged 6-9 to learn English vocabularies and boost confidence in speaking English through fun English activities designed by the volunteers.

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21 Sep 2013

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation Alzheimer's Community Support Centre
「護老愛老在社區」 活動啟動禮

HKUST volunteers provided logistic support and managed booths in a carnival held by the Centre. The carnival aims at increasing the elderly's awareness of Alzheimer and giving care to them through the different interactive booth games.

 

16 Sep 2013

The Salvation Army Shamshuipo Family Support Networking Team
Pass Your Love 關「深」南昌 - 傳愛「喜」樓大行動

The volunteers introduced the families and elders to community resources available to them and brought them gifts from a generous donor.

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13 Sep 2013

Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service Choi Hung Community Centre for Senior Citizens 循道衛理楊震社會服務處彩虹長者綜合服務中心
Mid-Autumn Festival Elderly Care Programme 2013 同心關懷賀中秋 ● 家居防跌樂安心 2013

HKUST volunteers brought the elderly a bagful of happiness and spent time chatting about their recent encounters.

 

7 Sep 2013

PLK Lau Chan Siu Po District Elderly Community Centre (保良局劉陳小寶長者地區中心)
「人月兩團圓」 長者探訪

HKUST Volunteers formed teams with the elderly volunteers from the organization visited elders in Lam Tin area to better understand their daily lives and needs and gave them support and care at the same time.