2017 Siyuan Social Service Programme [FULL]

2017 Siyuan Social Service Programme [FULL]

Partner University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University


July- August, 2017 (depends on service trip's destination)


Hennan/ Gangxu/ Yunnan


5 [FULL]

Application Period

March 28 - April 9, 2017

About the Programme

Shanghai Jiao Tong University will organize this social service program scheduled for July- August, 2017 (depends on service trip's destination). Please refer to the programme introduction and itinerary for more information. 


Service trip's destination and duration:

修武: Jul 1 - 20, 2017

富恆: Jul 17 - Aug 6, 2017

馬渠: Jul 25 - Aug 15, 2017

段家城: Jul 26 - Aug 16, 2017

三岔: Jul 26 - Aug 16, 2017

洱源: Jul 27 - Aug 20, 2017

怒江: Jul 27 - Aug 20, 2017


Participants are required to attend a three-day pre-trip training programme in Shanghai Jiao Tong University.


  1. All full-time HKU undergraduate and postgraduate students are welcome to apply.
  2. Applicants should possess valid travelling document and entry permit for entering Mainland China.
  3. Applicants should be able to write, read and communicate in Putonghua as the programme activities will be conducted exclusively in Putonghua.
  4. As requested by the host institution, priority will be given to local students who is interested about education development in rural China.


Participants should guarantee full participation in the Programme, and are required to submit the following documents to China Affairs Office within 10 days after the completion of the programme:

  • Experience sharing (at least 300 words in both English and Chinese). 
  • 5 photographs taken during the participation of the programme
    (*Creative sharing and photos will be used in the University publication or website for promotion).

For details, please check Report Submission page.

Programme Fee

  1. As the programme is sponsored by HKU “China 1,000 Exchange Programme”, programme fee, local accommodation and local transportation expenses are covered and to be provided by the host institution.
  2. Participants are responsible for other expenses, including but not limited to the transportation to the Mainland host institution, travel insurance, souvenirs, and meals.
  3. HKU will provide basic overseas travel insurance to participants who are successfully nominated by China Affairs Office. Participants are strongly recommended to make extra travel insurance arrangement according to individual needs, especially for those who wish to advance or extend their stay in the destination(s). For the university coverage, please refer to the policy for undergraduates and postgraduates provided by Finance and Enterprise Office for reference. 


Please follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you have read through the details and meet all of the programme requirements.
  2. Complete online registration and upload all the required documents, then click “Submit”.
    (Please be noted that no information/document(s) uploaded can be changed once the application is submitted.)
  3. Shortlisted candidates generally receive an invitation of interview within 15 working days after the application deadline.


For any enquiries, please contact China Affairs Office at chinavision@hku.hk


(last updated on 04/05/2017)

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