SENG Summer Camp for Elite Students 2019 (7-13 July 2019)

School of Engineering is going to organize the SENG Summer Camp for Elite Students 2019 at HKUST on 7-13 July 2019.


It is a great and enjoyable way for the participants to learn about Hong Kong and China while building up your academic network.


7-13 July 2019

Eligible Students

The Summer Camp for Elite Students is open for senior undergraduate students and master’s students who demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research potential, and communication skills.

About the Summer Camp

This exciting Summer Camp is a combination of Leadership training session, research talks, Lab tour, industry visit, interactive activities as well as off campus sight-seeing. It give participants the opportunity to explore their research interest and have diversity exposure.

School of Engineering will provide accommodation, local transportation, meals, external seminars, and cultural activities during the camp.

Program fee and Sponsorship on airfares from School of Engineering

The program fee for the participants from our partner institutions will be waived. They will only be required to pay for the international airfares between their home countries and HK. Small amount of sponsorship on the airfares may be provided, subject to the agreement with us [i.e. HK$1,000 for participants from Asia; HK$3,000 for participants from outside Asia (except North/South America and West/North Europe); HK$4000 for participants from North/South America and West/North Europe].

For participants who are not from our partner institutions, they may be required to pay for the full program fee of the camp (HK$6,600/US$846) and the international airfares between their home countries and HK. Subject to their academic performance and the agreement of School of Engineering, their program fee may be waived.

Entry Visa to Hong Kong

All students, excluding those from visa waiver countries, are required to obtain a valid entry visa immediately after receiving acceptance notification from this program. School of Engineering will provide assistance for students in obtaining the visa, if requested. It is also mandatory for the students to purchase the medical/travel insurance before their arrival in HK.

Application Procedures

Interested parties were required to submit the online application through the online application system during 8 January -15 March 2019. Students nominated by their home institution(s) were given higher priority in the selection process.

Selection result was released in mid April 2019.

Should you have further enquiries on the Summer Camp, please feel free to contact Ms Kammy Chan of School of Engineering ( We look forward to having you on board on an exciting journey to explore the wonders of HKUST and Hong Kong!

For pictures and highlighted fragments of Summer Camp for Elite Students 2018, please browse the link below: