May 12, Visit to True Light Middle School of Hong Kong
Dr Joshua Ho joined the HKU admission team to visit the True Middle School of Hong Kong. He gave a talk to 65 secondary school students on the future of big data, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics to medicine and healthcare. A first-year HKU MBBS student also shared his experience in deciding to study at HKUMed.
Apr 28, Taster Lecture for Teachers
The lecture was open to local secondary school teachers and we hoped after the lecture, they would be able to teach bioinformatics in classrooms or introduce BSc(Bioinformatics) to their students as one of their programme choices in tertiary education. It is one of our important outreach activities to engage teachers and prospective students to admit to our newly launched BSc(Bioinformatics) programme.
Mar 8, 2023 Counsellors' (International) Taster Programme
Targeting International student recruitment, this programme provides hands-on activity on AI Medicine in addition to the bioinformatics talks introducing highlights and careers for being a bioinformatician.
Mar 3, 2023 Visit to Gleneagles Hospital
Visit to Gleneagles Hospital allowed students to have an exposure to cutting-edge advancements of their Pharmacy section. They could learn how they can apply Artificial Intelligence as practical health technology. Stay tuned for our updates!
Nov 3 - 4, 2022 Admissions Talk
Our HKU Bioinformatics team recently gave two admission talks at two different secondary schools. We shared about how computational methods are used to reconstruct the past evolutionary history of organisms, including tracing the evolution of viruses such as SARS-CoV-2. Students were excited to learn how sequence data could be used in biomedical applications.
Oct 28, 2022 Career Talk
For the Career Talk 2 held in this semester, we are delighted to invite graduates of BBiomedSc who are pursuing different pathways and professors as guest speakers. By having alumni and professors share their personal journeys, we hope to provide our members with some insights regarding their future careers.
Do join our second Career Talk of the year on Zoom and feel free to leave your questions in the Google Forms. See you there!
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Oct 29, 2022 HKU information Day 2022
We're excited to invite you to the HKU Info Day on 29 October 2022 (Sat). Not only can you visit our latest buildings and facilities, but you can also join our BSc(Bioinformatics) admissions talk at 12:00 noon which introduce programme details and admissions requirements. In addition, you can take an admissions consultation to have your questions answered by our teachers and student representatives.
We'll also have BSc(Bioinformatics) Demonstrations for you to experience the fun and opportunities offered by BSc(Bioinformatics).
Registration Link: https://www.infoday.hku.hk/faculty-of-medicine
October to November, 2022 Bioinformatics Taster Lecture and Admission Talk for Prospective Schools and Students
To offer prospective students the opportunity to learn more about our undergraduate programme and to stimulate students’ interests in bioinformatics, we will organise a one-hour Taster Lecture and Admission Talk to introduce bioinformatics, career pathways, and admission requirements every year from October to November. If we receive request from schools, our academic staff are also happy to meet with their school’s career advisors and teachers to discuss on the programme details and the exciting career prospect of a bioinformatician.
Please contact us to arrange a bioinformatics talk at your school.