Center for Global & Community Engagement (GCE)

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Center for Global & Community Engagement
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Our Mission
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To nurture socially aware engineering talents and future leaders with a global vision
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Center for Global & Community Engagement
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an institution determined in its pursuit of both academic excellence and its students’ all-round development. To echo this vision, the Center for Global & Community Engagement (GCE) has been established to generate numerous enrichment opportunities, aiming to inspire our students to achieve personal growth and harness their engineering knowledge and skills to address challenges faced by our community.
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News / Stories
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When our students amplify the impact of engineering using their courage and creativity
Around 80 Form 1 to 3 secondary school students, parents and teachers participated in the Engineering Education and Career Day hosted by the School of Engineering on January 27, 2024 to get inspired by innovations in various engineering disciplines.
Secondary School Students Get Inspired on Engineering Education and Career Day
Witnessed by the Secretary for Housing, Ms. Winnie Ho (back row, center), the Acting Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Ms. Lillian Cheong (back row, left), and the Chairman of the Board of the HKCRC, Dr. Shin Cheul Kim (back row, right); the Associate Director of the HKCRC, Dr. Liang Haobo (front row, right), and the Permanent Secretary for Housing/Director of Housing, Miss Rosanna Law (front row, left), signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
Hong Kong Center for Construction Robotics and Housing Bureau Signed MoU on Innovative Construction Technologies
HKUST President Prof. Nancy Ip (sixth right), Head of Charities (Positive Ageing and Elderly Care) of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Mr. Bryan Wong (fifth left), HKUST Provost Prof. Guo Yike (fourth left), HKUST Dean of Engineering Prof. Hong K. Lo (third left), and other senior management of HKUST inaugurate the three JC STEM Labs with three HKUST Global STEM Professors, namely Prof. Zhou Xiaofang, Prof. Xie Ting and Prof. Su Hui (fifth to third right).
HKUST Launched Three JC STEM Labs in Data Science, Regenerative Biology, and Climate Change
Prof. Tim Woo, Director of Center for Global & Community Engagement, fosters service learning, inclusion and STEAM education via robot competitions.
An Educator Focusing on Experiential and Service Learning
STEM Day DIY Corner
HKUST Engineering Showcased Innovation and Experiential Learning at Alumni Reunion and STEM Day
The “HKUST-ExxonMobil iSTEAM Program 2023 – Spider Robot STEAM Challenge” drew around 160 students and teachers from 19 primary and secondary schools to learn about STEAM, teamwork and leadership.
HKUST-ExxonMobil iSTEAM Program 2023 Promotes STEAM Education among 160 Students and Teachers
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Outstanding Competition Results
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HKUST Robotics Team Named Champion in Hong Kong Regional of MATE International ROV Competition
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Community Engagement
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Creatively utilize your engineering know-how to make a difference in society and our world
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We organize various workshops, host exhibitions and develop projects for our students from all grades as well as the general public.
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Student Groups
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Unleash your potential and try your hand at tackling real-world challenges together with your peers
Student Groups
HKUST students from all schools and disciplines are also welcome to join our various student groups to discover their talents. Not only are we actively working with different institutions to create diverse learning opportunities via launching different events, we also promote their activities among our students who are constantly eager to explore.
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Global Engagement
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Meet fellow engineering enthusiasts in exciting international contests to bring out the best in you
ABU Robocon Contest
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Since 2002, ABU Robocon has been a premier stage for students in the region to display their ingenuity and skills in robotics and build lasting friendships that go beyond the competition.
MATE International ROV Competition
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The MATE International ROV Competition has been organized by the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Centre, in association with the Marine Technology Society’s ROV Committee, since 2002 to engage students in STEM and introduce them to science and technology careers.
RoboGames
The competition aims to encourage students to apply circuit design, mechanics knowledge, embedded software programming, and control theories in various robot to be complete with other team in different events.
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Enrichment Grant
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Extra support from us to maximize your involvement in eye-opening activities
Enrichment Grant
Besides providing ample opportunities and information to our students, GCE subsidies interested students to join local and international activities through the ACEHK Student Enrichment Grant Scheme to encourage the exchange of knowledge and skills with their counterparts. GCE also encourages students to utilize their engineering knowledge and technology knowhow innovatively in projects contributing to the society worldwide.