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


 

17, 20, 21 & 29 Aug 2015

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Community Shops Support Program Volunteer - OpenEyes支持社區小商鋪計劃 義工

HKUST volunteers led the children in the visit to community shops in Kowloon.

2

 

17, 19, 21, 23 & 26 Aug 2015

HKUSTSU, HKUST Sustainability Unit and HKUST Connect
O'Camp Surplus Material Recycling Activity 2015

HKUST volunteers collected and sorted surplus material from O'camps for recycling.

2

 

22 Aug 2015

PLK Lau Chan Siu Po District Elderly Community Centre
Summer Elderly Visit 『總有你』長者探訪服務

HKUST volunteers visited the elders living alone in Kwun Tong and Lam Tin district. By having conversations with the elders, they were able to have a better understanding towards their daily life.

2

 
 

2 Mar, 24 Jun & 20 Aug 2015

Food Angel
Food Saving With Food Angel

HKUST volunteers assisted in sorting the vegetables and packing the meal boxes in this activity.

2

 
 

17 Aug 2015

Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Community Health Development Centre
English Fun Camp

HKUST volunteers acted as group leaders and guided the children in this activity.

2

 
12 Aug 2015


Hong Kong Playground Association Jockey Club Chuk Yuen (South) Integrated Service Centre For Children & Youth
Life Simulation Camp 模擬人生體驗日

HKUST volunteers promoted basic financial concepts to primary school children through acitivity.

2

 

6 Sep, 18 Oct, 15 Nov, 20 Dec 2014, 24 Jan, 14 Mar, 18 Apr, 13 Jun & 18 Jul 2015

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

HKUST volunteers organized fun activities to entertain the elders and also helped distributing traditional Chinese soups to the elders.

2

 

3 Oct 2014 - 6 Jul 2015

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

HKUST students collaborated with Hong Kong Family Welfare Society to promote the concept of financial management in daily life and encourage primary students to reflect on their attitudes and values of using money.

2

 

2 - 8 Jun 2015

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

HKUST volunteers visited two primary schools in Jiangxi and conduct interactive lessons on Science and English subjects for the children. They also visited a social enterprise to learn about organic farming in the community.

2

 

2 - 8 Jun 2015

Student Affairs Office of the University of Macau
Hong Kong & Macau Joint University Service Camp港澳聯校服務營

HKUST students, together with students from University of Macau, conducted their services in Sham Shui Po district and Macau. The service camp aimed to support and empower under-privileged groups in both cities, and to provide a platform for participants from the two universities to gain a better understanding on the social issues faced by these groups.

2

 

2 - 8 Jun 2015

Cambodian Children's Fund, Wat Opot Children Community, Who Will Village, Phnom Penh International University
Cambodia Service Learning Trip (Jun 2015)

During this 7-day trip, HKUST volunteers visited Who Will Children's Village, Wat Opot Children's Community, Cambodian Children's Fund Centre as well as the Phnom Penh International University. The aim of this trip was to demonstrate love and compassion to Cambodian children through specific educational and cultural exchange programs according to their needs.

2

 

12 & 26 Jun 2015

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST volunteers were recruited to provide tutorial classes and play interactive games with these children after meal in the canteen.

2

 

Sep - Nov 2014 & Jan - May 2015

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

 
 

31 Aug, 21 Sep, 26 Oct, 21 Dec 2014, 22 Mar & 19 Apr 2015

明利油器粥品 (愛心粥檔)
Congee Sharing @ Oi Man Estate

 HKUST volunteers provided support in sharing congee to elders and cleaning up table.

2

 

27 Feb, 6 & 20 Mar 2015

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST volunteers were recruited to provide tutorial classes and play interactive games with these children after meal in the canteen.

2

 

7 Mar 2015

Child Welfare Scheme
City Challenge 2015

HKUST volunteers raced through Admiralty and Wan Chai, from check point to check point, exploring Hong Kong’s cultural heritage; experiencing hidden gems and hustle and bustle.

2

 

7 Mar 2015

Crossroads Foundation
Volunteering @ Crossroads

HKUST volunteers joined hands with a diverse team to support the organization including sorting and packing the goods before re-distributing them to the needy.

2

 

10, 17, 31 Jan, 7 & 14 Feb 2015

Hong Kong Special Olympics (HKSO)
The 39th Hong Kong Special Olympics Track and Field Events

HKUST students served in different roles such as escorting participants and guests, and providing administrative support.

2

 

16, 30 Jan & 13 Feb 2015

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST volunteers were recruited to provide tutorial classes and play interactive games with these children after meal in the canteen.

2

 

12, 16, 19, 23, 26 & 30 Jan 2015

Christian Family Service Centre Tsui Lam Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Service
Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Services Mentoring Program 「義人同行優之良伴」 計劃

During the service, HKUST volunteers assisted in designing activities, and playing mass games and sports with the service recipients.

2

 

15, 22 & 29 Jan 2015

The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong
"Caltex Project Chance - Learning Academy" - Science Class 「加德士機會工程 – 動力學堂」 – 科學小組

During the project, HKUST volunteers organized several Science lessons in which the children could learn different Science theories through interesting and interactive experiments.

2

 

20 Jan 2015

Feeding Hong Kong
HKUST Bread Run (Jan 2015)

HKUST volunteers collected surplus fresh bread from Maxim’s Cakes stores across Hong Kong at the event organized by Feeding Hong Kong.

2

 

17 Jan 2015

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre (東華三院健康理財家庭輔導中心)
SMART KIDS Financial Education Experiential Program Camp
SMART KIDS系列之「積穀盈人」理財教育體驗計劃 日營活動

HKUST volunteers facilitated the simulation and group discussion on reflecting the importance of attitude towards financial management.

2

 
 

8-14 Jan 2015

Cambodian Children's Fund, Wat Opot Children Community, Who Will Village
Cambodia Service Learning Trip (Jan 2015)

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.

2

 

4-9 Jan 2015

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

HKUST volunteers conducted their service at two separate primary schools in Jiangxi: Huangtian and Longjiang. In parallel with the previous trip, student volunteers organized and conducted interactive lessons on knowledge about computer, science and English for the children.

2

 

5 - 8 Jan 2015

Hong Kong Red Cross John F. Kennedy Centre Alumni Association
Volunteer @ Annual General Meeting of Hong Kong Red Cross John F. Kennedy Centre Alumni Association 2014/15

Volunteers provided logistic support, stage management and other personalized support to the disabled members during AGM of the alumni association.

2

 

18 Oct 2014 - 3 Jan 2015

Lok Sin Tong Lee Yin Yee United Centre
Life Partner Mentorship Program (VI) 生命拍檔計劃 (第六期)

HKUST volunteers assisted ethnic minority adolescents' learning in Chinese and Mathematics. Conducting the tutorial classes, they were able to know more about the daily difficulties encountered by the ethnic minority and understand their lifestyles. Both volunteers and teenagers enjoyed their time.

2

 
 

10 Oct 2014 - 3 Jan 2015

Hong Kong Christian Service - Kwun Tong Happy Teens Club
EC Mentorship Project EC 師友支援計劃

HKUST volunteers assisted ethnic minority adolescents' learning in Chinese and Mathematics. Conducting the tutorial classes, they were able to know more about the daily difficulties encountered by the ethnic minority and understand their lifestyles. Both volunteers and teenagers enjoyed their time.

2

 
 

22 Dec 2014

Food Angel
Food Saving With Food Angel

HKUST volunteers assisted in sorting the vegetables and packing the meal boxes in this activity.

2

 

10 & 24 Oct, 7 & 28 Nov 2014

Kids4Kids
Kids4Kids - Buddy Reading Program

HKUST students took turns reading to the children in class.

2

 
 

6, 13, 20 & 27 Nov 2014

Hong Kong Caritas Community Centre – Ngau Tau Kok
Tutorial Class for Ethnic Minorities

HKUST students facilitated the ethnic minority adolescents' learning in Chinese and Mathematics.

2

 
 

20-24 Nov 2014

The World Blind Union
Volunteer for World Blind Union Asia-Pacific Mid-Term Regional General Assembly 2014

Student volunteers from HKUST Connect provided support in escort service and registration counters.

2

 
 

14, 21 Sep & 23 Nov 2014

Ping's Pet Club
Love it ‧ Adopt it 領養 ‧ 愛

HKUST students could know more about the situations of abandoned animals by providing support and taking care of the abandoned kittens, puppies and large dogs in Ping's Pet Club.

2

 

22 Nov 2014

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen District Elderly Community Centre (東華三院方樹泉長者地區中心)
Hiking with Elderly 郊野行山樂逍遙 (Nov 2014)

HKUST students and elderly from Shau Kei Wan District went hiking on Hong Kong Island. Both the elderly and students had a better understanding towards each other through the causal chat during the hike and they all had a joyful Saturday morning.

2

 

19 & 20 Nov 2014

Feeding Hong Kong
Feeding Hong Kong Santa Sack Campaign – Jam-making Session

HKUST volunteers involved in jam-making and made festive treats for the Santa Sack Campaign.

2

 

6 & 20 Nov 2014

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST volunteers were recruited to provide tutorial classes and play interactive games with these children after meal in the canteen.

2

 

18 Nov 2014

Feeding Hong Kong
HKUST Bread Run (Nov 2014)

HKUST volunteers collected surplus fresh bread and delivered to charities at the event organized by Feeding Hong Kong.

2

 

16 Nov 2014

Benji's Centre
Walkie Talkie Walkathon 2014 「助言起行.....一步,幫一生」步行籌款 2014

HKUST volunteers assisted in the event and provided on-site logistics and administrative support.

2

 

8 Nov 2014

The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
IT Buddies Programme 上網學習伙伴計劃

BGCA held a one-day tour to the InnoCarnival 2014 aimed at aspiring the children by innovative activities and allowing them as well as their parents to have an enjoyable half day. HKUST volunteers partnered with the families to enjoy the activity.

2

 

Sep - Nov 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 peer mentors to these children and cooperated with them in various activities including walking through checkpoints, hiking and picnicking.

2

 

27 Oct 2014

Food Angel
Food Saving With Food Angel

HKUST volunteers assisted in sorting the vegetables and packing the meal boxes in this activity.

2

 
 

25 Oct 2014

The Playright Children's Play Association
The Playright Children's Play Association Flag Day

HKUST volunteers participated as flag sellers and raised money for children who were suffering from illness, poverty or lack of resources.

2

 
 

25 Oct 2014

The Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong
"Starstreet Gourmet & Wine Walk"

HKUST volunteers provided logistics support for the event including venue setup, addressing enquiries and photo taking.

2

 

25 Sept, 9 & 23 Oct 2014

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
Kiddy Heart Canteen 童心飯堂

HKUST volunteers were recruited to provide tutorial classes and play interactive games with these children after meal in the canteen.

2

 

19 Oct 2014

The Conservancy Association
Volunteer for "Green Rider" Fundraising Event 長春社「山嶺綠騎2014」

HKUST volunteers assisted in their innovative fundraising Green Rider activity by holding games in different checkpoints.

2

 

11 Oct 2014

Kids4Kids
Kids4kids Booth Helper in Hong Kong Bazaar

HKUST students were recruited to assist in setting up counters and promoting their books in the booth in “Hong Kong Bazaar”.

2

 
 

20 Sep 2014

Yan Oi Tong
Yan Oi Tong Flag Day

HKUST volunteers assisted in their annual flag-selling fund-raising event to raise money to support the operation in Yan Oi Tong.

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