ExCEL Summer Program 2019


Exploration Centric Experiential Learning program (ExCEL Summer Program 2019) 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


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


The following blended learning course consists of online and face-to-face sessions will be offered in Summer 2019:


For Hong Kong secondary school student (S4-S6),

  1. Registers the 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

Period Activity Remarks
Now - early Jul Online study period unlimited seats, free-of-charge
early Jul Confirmation to join face-to-face session
15 Jul - 19 Jul Face-to-face study period limited seats
19 Jul Face-to-face final exam limited seats

Fees for students of non-UGC-funded institutions

The course of ExCEL summer program consists of two sessions:

  1. The online session is free-of-charge.
  2. The charge of each credit earned from the face-to-face session in July is HK$1,000.
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