ExCEL Summer Program 2018

Objectives

Exploration Centric Experiential Learning program (ExCEL Summer Program 2018) aims to provide secondary school students opportunities to:
  1. explore different disciplines at the university level via innovative blended and experiential learning approaches
  2. get a taste of university education
  3. enhance students' learning profile
  4. strengthen critical thinking skills in knowledge discovery
  5. earn academic credits from university level courses

Courses

Two blended learning courses consists of online and face-to-face sessions will be offered in Summer 2018:

Benefits

The students who completed both the online and face-to-face session of the single registered course can receive HKUST credits.

Procedures and Schedules

Local UG and Secondary School Students Non-local UG Students

Local UG and Secondary School Students

Procedures

For HKUST UG students, please refer to HKUST SIS and here for more details instead.

For other UG student and secondary school student (S4-S6),

  1. Registers 1 online course via the student registration form .
  2. HKVU verifies student info.
  3. Be invited to join the registered online course by email.

Tentative Schedule

  • Online study period (pre-midterm) 4 Jun - 22 Jun
  • Face-to-face Mid-term Exam (at HKUST campus) 6 Jul
  • Online study period (post-midterm) 7 Jul - 13 Jul
  • Face-to-face study period 18 Jul - 30 Jul
  • ENGG2990K final competition 30 Jul
  • COMP1022P final exam 31 Jul
 
Non-local UG Students

Procedures

You are required to contact your program coordinator in your home institution for the registration details.

Tentative Schedule

  • Online study period (pre-midterm) 12 Mar - 31 Mar
  • Face-to-face Mid-term Exam (at home institution) 2 Apr
  • Prepare for Student Visa Application 9 Apr - 13 Apr
  • Apply Student Visa 16 Apr - 20 Apr
  • Online study period (post-midterm) 23 Apr - 25 Jun
  • Face-to-face study period 18 Jul - 30 Jul
  • ENGG2990K final competition 30 Jul
  • COMP1022P final exam 31 Jul
 

Fees for students of non-UGC-funded institutions

Each course of ExCEL consists of two sessions:

  1. The online session is free-of-charge.
  2. The charge of the credits earned from the face-to-face session in July is HK$3,000.
Contact Us
Web Site: https://hkvu.hk
E-mail: hkvu@ust.hk
Tel: 2358-8778
Fax: 2358-1477
Mr. Ronald Chow
E-mail: ronaldchow@ust.hk
Hong Kong Virtual University
c/o Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong