Global Experiential Learning Initiatives
HKBU X HKTB Youth Academy 2021
Virtual Tour to Wanchai
Date: 29 July 2021
Being a major hub of foreign and Chinese cultural institutions in Hong Kong, Wan Chai is metropolitan area where there are skyscrapers, major international convention center and at the same time, temples and featured buildings with decades of history.
HKBU X HKTB Youth Academy 2021
Virtual Tour to Kowloon City
Date: 17 July 2021
Delicious food, captivating history and the scents and sounds of lands far away — if there’s any district that proves how eclectic and multifaceted Hong Kong can be, it’s this one.
Knowledge is Power Series
Date: July 2021
This summer, don’t miss the chance of taking our exclusive, virtual, back-of-house tour and sharing of prominent home-grown industry pioneers. Get inspired and meet the leadership team in our one-off, time-limited showings.
One Virtual Trip: Two Amazing Destinations
Hong Kong x Chile ... When the time zones align!
Date: 30 April 2021
Fancy an intrepid travel 113 miles away? What about whetting your appetite with a virtual round trip between Hong Kong and Chile? Join the expedition led by a team of HKBU & UAI peers to:
• Explore lush rolling landscapes and must-go travel spots
• Delve into the festival celebrations
• Bask in the unique local food cultures
Call For Adventurers: A Virtual Game-Filled Exchange
Date: 10 April 2021
Book your spot on this virtual flight to explore Germany, meet with the peers from OTH Regensburg, learn about a different culture.
• Virtual talk: Take a flight and travel to the stunning attractions and learn about the fun facts of Germany
• Thrilling Gaming Session: Play Time with peers in Germany! (Different Games like Pop Quiz, Among Us, The Buyer etc.)
• Chit-Chat Time: Chat with peers abroad about topics ranging from learning languages to the bizarre foods or any interesting topics you name it!
Rethink Revamp Reboot - Global Case Challenge ft. Ryerson University (Canada)
Date: 30 March - 1 April 2021
Interested in making friends and networking with students from around the world while gaining new skills to beef up your resume? Join the competition to apply your knowledge of global communication and strategies to solve real-life business problems while learning the fundamental of project management.
From 30 March to 1 April 2021, students from Canada’s Ryerson University and Baptist University are invited to work together to tackle a business case related to some of today’s most pressing online issues.
Gear Up For The Future: Sharing Talk from the General Manager of Aloha
Date: 25 March 2021
Are you ready for the global digital age? Do you fancy a career in digital? Don’t miss digital agency founder Ivan Leung sharing his insider take.
Every day, data about what we do is collected and analysed. They’re being used to sell products via targeted ads, through social media or search engines. Like it or not, data can change the way we think, live, work and make career choices.
For an insider take on this global digital revolution, come meet with Ivan Leung, General Manager of Aloha, a trailblazing SEO and Digital Marketing Start-Up with offices in Asia Pacific.
Ivan will provide an overview on ditgital career path, share his insights about how overseas experience can transform you, help you grow as an individual and prepare you to pursue a career of your dreams.
The Next Iron Chef #OnABudget
Malaysia x Hong Kong
Date: 7 March 2021
What’s the secret sauce behind a good Laksa or succulent Charsiu? If you think you have what it takes to become the next “budget” iron chef, we’re calling Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and HKBU students now to join us for a unique Malaysia X Hong Kong Cook-Off. Join us as a teacher or student chef and demonstrate how local dishes are done!
• Talk Show on MY x HK food culture
• Cook-Off Time
Virtual Talk Show - Friendship Status: It's Complicated
Panelists from France, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, The Philippines and more!
Date: 5 Dec 2020
• How do people from different cultures make friends?
• Does gender play a part in maintaining friendships?
• Is social media bringing us closer or pulling us apart?
Global Youth Challenges - Late-Night Global Dialogue with Georgia College & State University Peers
Date: 8 Oct 2020
• Challenges faced by youth across the world: Education, Employment, Environment
• How has social media led to attitude change in Politics, Social Justice and Self-expression?
• Expand global network & gain global insights
Global Youth Culture - led by Dr. Sunita Manian, Chair, Philosophy and Liberal Studies, GCSU
Participants had an exciting opportunity to join a live dialogue session on different global issues with outstanding students from the Georgia College & State University in the U.S.
Seize the Moment to Carve a Different Future
Date: 24 Sep 2020
If the COVID pandemic taught us one thing, it’s that life is full of surprises.
Revisit your priorities, set goals, and open your heart to what may be possible on the other side of the planet. And be ready when the time comes.
Please join Ami and Zoe, as they share how seizing the opportunity transformed their lives, broadened their horizons and set them forth on rewarding career paths.
Stay tuned for more upcoming events!