What's Happening in IPO

1 Sep 2017

IPO students embarked on their career development beyond their expectation via Airport Authority’s Internship Program

The Summer Internship Closing Ceremony, organized by the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) was held successfully on 11 August 2017, indicating that the AA Summer Internship Program 2017 finally came to an end. Three IPO students from the Risk Management and Business Intelligence Program (RMBI) and the Environmental Management and Technology Program (EVMT), together with four other HKUST students selected for the Program had a fruitful experience in this eight-week internship and gave their project presentation in the ceremony.

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.