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Information from the HKU Academy for the Talented

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The Academy for the Talented is proudly presenting two new initiatives to your school! Focusing on Space Technology and Legal education respectively, the initiatives comprise year-round workshops and professional mentorship that aim to let students have an authentic taste of university education and realize their full potential through knowledge transfer. Your school is cordially invited to join our information sessions and form student teams to enrol in the programmes!

1) Business Economy for Space Technology (BEST) Programme

BEST is a STEM-based interdisciplinary immersive experience with a strong entrepreneurial edge. Students will unfold the unlimited boundaries of the NewSpace and explore how a CubeSat (a miniaturised satellite for space research) unravels solutions to global issues, understanding how new technology and data can generate a myriad of business opportunities.

For details, please visit https://talented.hku.hk/other-opportunities/business-economy-for-space-technology.

Online information session:
Date: August 27, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Target: Secondary school teachers and students (school-based application)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://hku.zoom.us/j/92135035810?pwd=NnZTMEFhTWxrRkx4V2pFQTh6Y0tJQT09
Meeting ID: 921 3503 5810
Password: 552593
Please fill in the form HERE for registration.
2) HKU Legal Academy Student Chapters (LASC)
LASC is a year-long programme on Copyright led by Ms Alice Lee, Associate Professor of Intellectual Property Law from the HKU Faculty of Law. Through LASC, not only will students be equipped with legal knowledge that helps them make informed decisions in everyday life, but they will also gain the exclusive opportunities to interact with HKU law students and legal experts like law firm partners, solicitors, barristers and judges.

For details, please visit https://talented.hku.hk/other-opportunities/hku-legal-academy-student-chapters.

Online/face-to-face information session:

Date: September 14, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. (tentative)
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Target: Secondary school teachers and students (school-based application)
Meeting link: to be announced soon
Please fill in the form HERE for registration.
Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the HKU Academy for the Talented at talented@hku.hk or +852 3917 5100. Thank you for your support for the Academy’s work and we look forward to seeing you at the information sessions!

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