“From Kowloon City to the World – Cultural Exchange Student Forum” is a biannual event co-organized by HKU and New Asia Middle School, focusing on promoting cultures from around the world. Through parallel forums at seven culturally-related topics, it will be an exciting platform for Hong Kong secondary students to learn about and respect cultural diversity.

Seven topics for group discussion/ sharing (duration of the whole session: about 75 minutes):

  1. Festivals
  2. Study Abroad
  3. Travel/ World Landmarks
  4. Hobbies
  5. Food
  6. Fashion
  7. Music & Movies (M&Ms)

In every session, HKU incoming exchange students and international students are selected as Cultural Ambassadors (CAs). CAs are expected to lead 7 groups (i.e. 3-5 CAs to lead 1 group) of secondary school students, who come from 10+ local secondary schools in Kowloon City & Yau Tsim Mong districts (around 20 secondary schools students per group).

Details for 12th session of the Kowloon City Forum

Dates: March 5, 2016 (Saturday)

Forum: 9:00a.m. - 12:00n.n. (Free coach service departs from HKU at 8:15)

Walking Tour: 12:00nn - 2:00p.m.

Medium of Instruction: English
Fee: Free of charge. Each group will have $200 for purchasing items for the forum

Online enrollment starts on Feb 5, 2016

Registration link: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?ueid=41487

Application deadline: February 24, 2016 18:00

You will be forming group with other CAs to work on an assigned topic for sharing on March 5 morning (the duration for the panel forum is 75 minutes). Each group has a HK$200 budget for materials (*on reimbursement basis), you may consume small gifts and snacks as ice-breakers to start your session with the students.

Each of you can choose 3 topics and we will try our best to facilitate your preference. There will be a briefing session on February 25 (Thursday), 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m. at CPD-G03 (G/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building) and you will meet and discuss with your CA partners.

Interested students please register here. Successful applicants will be notified after application deadline.