What's Happening in IPO

10 Aug 2017

EVMT becoming popular HKUST JUPAS choice for local students

IPO Director Prof King Chow, EVMT Program Co-Director Prof Arthur Lau shared why interdisciplinary BSc in Environmental Management and Technology program (EVMT) became the most popular HKUST JUPAS choice for DSE students in recent years. EVMT graduate Johnny Yeung shared his vision in reducing carbon pollution from air travel by promoting local tourism through his website V’air Hong Kong. Another EVMT graduate Chris Ko shared her story of opening a tea store to promote healthy living after her mother’s death from cancer.

4 Aug 2017

“Innovating Today, Imaging Tomorrow” Mentorship Program 2016/17

In line with its commitment to serving the local community, the Interdisciplinary Programs Office joined hands with The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) to launch again the 25th Anniversary event “Innovating Today, Imagining Tomorrow” Mentorship Program in 2016/17. Through interdisciplinary activities and mentoring sessions with faculty, the program aims to broaden local high school students' horizons, and inspire them to unleash their potential and pursue personal goals.

26 Jun 2017

IPO students selected for the “Future Leaders in Finance” 2017 Summer Internship Program

6 IPO students were selected from 300 applicants for the “Future Leaders in Finance" 2017 Summer Internship Program organized by the Y Society. The Kick-Off Ceremony was held successfully at the China Construction Bank at Central on 5th June 2017.

12 Jun 2017

“Smart Home Appliance” - Inter-Varsity Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017 at Shanghai

The Inter-Varsity Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017, held at Shanghai from 28 May to 4 June 2017, gathered students from Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and ShanghaiTech University (SHTECH). Students teamed up with peers from different universities were challenged to create a new smart home product/ service to solve a particular social problem in China.

9 Jun 2017

Environmental Journalism: How can it help China clean up?

Institute for the Environment joint hand with Civic Exchange to organize a seminar on “Environmental Journalism: How can it help China clean up?” with Ms Isabel Hilton, the founding editor of the influential Chinadialogue.net (中外對話), as the keynote speaker on 17 May 2017.

31 May 2017

How to build a Health Tech Startup?

Healthcare industry is a great potential market as people’s life expectancy is getting longer with medical breakthroughs and awareness of healthcare importance is rising. To equip students with latest entrepreneurial knowledge and skills in developing in this emerging business, T&M-DDP’s Corporate Project of Spring Term 2017, sponsored by HARMAN, used Heath Tech Startup as a topic to coach student through the process of establishing a startup.