Outgoing Students

Special Programmes

Universitas 21 Events

The University of Hong Kong is a member institution of Universitas 21, the leading global network of research-intensive universities, working together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting our students and staff, and wider advocacy for internationalization.

Some of the Universitas 21 Events for 2016 are now open for application.


Date Location Details

Student Leaders’s Meeting

April 6 - 8, 2016

University of Connecticut


U21 Global Ingenuity Challenge: The Challenge of Sustainable Housing

May 7 - 18, 2016

Virtual online competition coordinated by The University of Nottingham


U21 Summer School: Traditional Chinese Medicine and its Culture

July 4 - 18, 2016

Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Undergraduate Research Conference: A global perspective on ageing societies

July 11 - 16, 2016

Tecnológico de Monterrey



Harvard World Model United Nations, Rome

March 14 – 18, 2016

Harvard World Model United Nations (WorldMUN)  is to be held in Rome, Italy from the 14th to 18th of March 2016.

Harvard WorldMUN is the most internationally diverse university-level Model UN conference, and the largest outside of North America. Every year, more than 2,500 currently enrolled university students from over 115 countries attend WorldMUN in a different location around the world. Past locations include Puebla (Mexico), Geneva (Switzerland), Beijing (China), Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Taipei (Taiwan), Singapore, and Vancouver (Canada).

Through lively and informed debate, exciting social events, and a unique conference spirit, the WorldMUN experience reaches across cultures and borders to inspire both cooperation and friendship.

OISE is going to sponsor 8 students to join the programme. OISE will cover the registration fee (delegation fee, delegate fee) and provide an allowance of HK$5,000 for each students. Students will be responsible for the remainder of the cost including airfare, accommodation, event fees and personal spending. Students need to submit a programme report and proof of completion of the programme to receive the sponsorship.

Details of the programme can be found at http://www.worldmun.org/

Please find the application procedures as follow:

Now to November 15, 2015

Online Application

You will need to submit your transcript, CV and a 400-words personal statement on ‘What do you want to achieve in this conference and why you should be selected?’

November 23 – 25

Selection Interview

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview. In this interview, we will also select the head delegate.

December 1

Announcement of result

Selected students will need to pay $2000 refundable deposit to secure the places.

December 1 – 20

Selected students will need to register with Harvard World MUN directly. Final acceptance is subject to the decision of Harvard World MUN.

Any enquiries can be sent to gosummer@hku.hk.