HKUST Summer Institute 2011 Badminton Competition

News & Updates July 25th, 2011

The HKUST Summer Institute 2011 Badminton Competition was successfully held on Friday, 22 July 2011.  Thanks to everyone who participated in the competition!  Congratulations to all our winners!

Men’s Singles:

Champion - Cheung Yu On

1st Runner-up - Wong Bo Hang

2nd Runner-up - Wat Kwok Hei

Women’s Singles:

Champion - Ma Chung Yan

1st Runner-up - Tsang Wei Ting Michelle

2nd Runner-up - Lee Yiu Tung

Module 1 Students - Check list for your first day

News & Updates July 17th, 2011

For students starting in Module 1, please check the following items carefully to make sure you are ready for your first day:

1.       Student Pack Pick-up

The Student Pack contains your student ID card and your email account and password.  You will need these items for your classes.  If you are have not yet picked up your Student Pack, come to the Office of the Dean of Students (Room 4592, near Lift 29/30) to pick up your Student Pack before your first class (on or before your first day).

2.       Email Account

You are assigned with a UST email account (‘’) which you can use during the program period.  You can login via webmail at  using the password contained in your Student Pack. 

NOTE: Your accounts have been activated for you.  To login, use the password given to you, which should be in the following sequence: “si + your last name + your birth date (mm/dd)”, all lower cases, no space. (E.g. For John Chan, birthday on December 31st, the password would be “sichan1231”)

3.       LMES (Learning Management and Evaluation System)

This is an area for you to download course materials and view announcements made by your instructors. You can access LMES using your email account and password at

Engg-Workshops and Get2Gather

News & Updates July 7th, 2011

Organized by the Engineering Student Ambassadors, supported by the School of Engineering, the Engg-Workshops and Get2Gather are exclusively offered to ALL Summer Institute participants.  


1. Engineering Workshops (Engg-Workshops)

Date:               26 July, 2011 (Tue) & 4 August, 2011 (Thu)

Time:               4:15 – 5:45pm


a) Constructing Model Building

b) Making Electronic Dice

c) Exploring Face Recognition Device & Robot Programming


2. Get2Gather

Date:          26 July, 2011 (Tue) & 4 August, 2011 (Thu)

Time:         6:00 – 7:30pm

Venue:       Tin Ka Ping Hall, HKUST Campus

Activities:   Technology exploration games, student and alumni sharing, and tea-reception


All Summer Institute participants are cordially invited to join the workshops and gathering. Invitations have been sent to your emails. Please go to for activity details. For enquiry, please contact Miss Tiffany Tang at 2358 8045 ( or Miss Cherry Au at 2358 8446 (

Enrichment Activities and Special Events Update

News & Updates July 5th, 2011

Thank you all for signing-up for our enrichment activities.  Most of the sessions are already full and there are still some seats left for the following sessions:

Icebreaking Lunch - Explore HKUST:  Session 2A and 2B (Reserve your seat at

If you are interested in the activities but were not able to get a seat, please contact us at 2358 8464 or send an email to to register on our waiting lists.  We will try to arrange more sessions if necessary, however please understand that we cannot gaurantee extra sessions.

Special events have limited quota, but all Summer Institute 2011 participants can enter the draw.  Details can be found at Enter the draw before 5:00pm, Monday 11 July 2011.

See you all soon at the HKUST Summer Institute!

Enrichment Activities and Special Events

News & Updates June 30th, 2011

Emails regarding enrichment activities and special events have been sent out to all Summer Institute 2011 participants today. 

For details and registrations, please visit:

Enrichment activities:

Special events:

Please watch for sign-up deadlines!  

Preparing for your first day

News & Updates June 29th, 2011

We have been getting some enquiries from students about what to do on the first day if they’re going to miss the orientation session.

For those of you who won’t be able to join us at the orientation, an information packet will be available for download on our website. You may also pick up a copy at the Office of the Dean of Students later.  We are working on the detailed arrangements at the moment, so meanwhile please be patient and wait for our further announcements.

For those who can make it to the orientation, don’t forget to RSVP at

Summer Institute 2011 Orientation

News & Updates June 22nd, 2011

The HKUST Summer Institute 2011 orientation sessions will be held on the following dates:

Session A (for students starting in Module 1):

Date: 17 July 2011 (Sunday)

Time: 2:30pm to 4:15pm (optional campus tour from 4:15pm to 4:45pm)

Place: Citigroup Lecture Theatre (LT-A), HKUST


Session B (for students starting in Module 2):

Date: 31 July 2011 (Sunday)

Time: 2:30pm to 4:15pm (optional campus tour from 4:15pm to 4:45pm)

Place: Citigroup Lecture Theatre (LT-A), HKUST

Students who have received our email invitations, please RSVP at Reservation closes at 5pm on 6 July 2011 or when a session is full, whichever is earlier.

For enquiries, please call 2358 -8464 or email

HKUST - outside Lecture Theatre A
HKUST - outside Lecture Theatre A

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News & Updates June 9th, 2011

Thank you everyone for your interests in our program! The HKUST Summer Institute 2011 application period has been closed for over a month, but we’re still getting many enquiries regarding application deadline and procedure.

For those who would like to know more about the HKUST Summer Institute, please visit our website for more details.

For those who have already enrolled, please check back often for updates and announcements.  Prepare yourselves for a wonderful HKUST experience this summer!