Summer Camp 2016

for Prospective Research Postgraduate Students

(Environmental Science Programs, School of Science)

11-15 July, 2016

 

The School of Science promotes a vibrant and dynamic environment that emphasizes academic excellence, innovation and collaboration. Comprised of one division and three departments, the School offers a wide spectrum of postgraduate programs aimed at enhancing our students' research experience and preparing them to meet the demands of ever-changing societal needs. Our core academic disciplines include chemistry, life sciences, mathematics, physics and an interdisciplinary program of environment science, the content of which is periodically updated to reflect the latest scientific developments and technological advancements.

Program: This Summer Camp is a program for those who are interested in pursuing MPhil or PhD programs in the School of Science at HKUST. Participants will attend a series of informal seminars introducing the postgraduate programs offered and current research topics in the Environmental Science Programs, School of Science (Please view the official program website for more information: http://envs.ust.hk). These seminars are intended to foster discussion among the participants and faculty members and to serve as a basis for further social and scientific interactions. Participants will also have opportunities to visit the individual research labs and university research facilities, meeting with professors and fellow postgraduate students, and discuss research topics and others, such as preparing for graduate school. This Summer Camp provides opportunity for the participants to learn the individual research groups and let the professors access your ability to conduct research projects in their MPhil or PhD programs.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Science, who are in the final year of undergraduate degree studies and have attained a GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 (or 80%) or higher.

Housing and allowances: The Summer Camp will provide on-campus student hostel (2-3 persons per room) to the participants. Each participant will also receive meal coupons of up to HK$100 per day during the Summer Camp. Participants need to take care of their own transportation costs both to Hong Kong and back home.

Application: Please fill in the Application Form enclosed and return it together with your academic transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable) and your resume (if available) to Environmental Science Programs, School of Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology via regular mail or e-mail to envscamp2016@ust.hk (Attn.: Ms. Kwok). Application deadline is 30 April with rolling admission until spaces are filled. Successful applicants will be notified via email. For more information about the individual programs, please visit http://envs.ust.hk.

Download: Application Form