Student Tech Zone

The Student Tech Zone will acquaint local secondary and primary school students with suitable IT-related programmes/activities offered mainly by local tertiary institutions. Such programmes/activities aim to enhance students’ interest in and knowledge of IT.

For detailed information about the programmes/activities (such as the course content, eligibility, fee, registration, etc.), please refer to the official website of the corresponding institutions/organisations.

Student Tech Zone
Date Registration Deadline Target Participant Title of the Programme / Activity Organiser
Feb 2024 – Aug 202431 Aug 2024Primary studentsCentum Charitas Foundation x HoC AI Coding Class for Primary School

Centum Charitas Foundation
15 - 28 Jul 202320 Apr 2023Primary and Secondary students EPGL (Summer Program 2023):
  1. Little Programmer: Introduction to Scratch
  2. Python for Everyone
  3. Python: Beyond the Basics
The Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented / HKUST
5 - 7 Jul 2023 2 May 2023Secondary studentsCityU-Learning Classroom for Secondary School Students:
  1. From Regression to Big Data Analytics
  2. Brain Computations and AI
Bright Future Engineering Talent Hub/ College of Engineering, CityU
4 weeks in Jul - Aug 2023 3 Mar 2023Secondary studentsSummer Research Internship:
  1. Prototypes for Smart Cities and Smart Manufacturing
  2. CityU ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Team Summer Internship
  3. Robotics
Bright Future Engineering Talent Hub/ College of Engineering, CityU
Apr - Oct 202324 Feb 2023Secondary studentsSTEM Challenge:
  1. Smart City Prototypes
  2. Smart Transport and Logistics
  3. AIoT Design and Prototyping
  4. ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Robotics
  5. Sumo Robot
  6. Robots for Mars/Moon Exploration
  7. Online Platform for Control of Automated Guided Robot
Bright Future Engineering Talent Hub/ College of Engineering, CityU
28 Jul – 11 Aug 20237 Jul 2023 Secondary studentsCityU-Learning Classroom for Secondary School Students:
  1. Dive into Deep Learning
  2. Turning WiFi into Sensors via Data Analytics
  3. Coding & Computational Thinking Workshop: CityU TIGER
Office of the Provost/ CityU
Sep 2022 – Aug 2023Oct 2022Primary and Secondary studentsUnity 3D Virtual School Building and NFT Production Course (with Certificate)


CUHK AI Virtual Lab
Sep 2022 – Aug 20232 May – 31 May 2022Primary studentsCode for Everyone 3.0 (Chinese version only)
  1. Scratch 3.0 x Micro:bit
  2. Micro:bit & Basic kit
  3. AI Vision & MicroPython
Centum Charitas Foundation



Programmes/Activities held in the past

Student Tech Zone
Date Registration Deadline Target Participant Title of the Programme / Activity Organiser
Sep 2021 – Aug 2022First-come-first-servedSecondary studentsVisit to “AI Education and Exploration Lab”CUHK Jockey Club AI for the Future Project / CUHK
11 – 15 Apr 202211 – 15 Apr 2022Primary and Secondary studentsTechEd Online STEM FestivalHong Kong Productivity Council, iNNO SPACE
28 May – 31 Dec 2022May – Nov 2022 (tentative)Primary studentsInnovation and Technology Festival for Primary School Students
  1. Student Workshops
  2. IT Organisation Visit Tour
Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association
11 Jul – 5 Aug 202210 Jun 2022Secondary studentsHKU Summer Institute 2022 Summer Programmes:
  1. Big Data Analytics in Finance
  2. How is Fintech Changing the World?
  3. Natural Intelligence versus Artificial Intelligence
Department of Computer Science & HKU Summer Institute / HKU
4 weeks in Aug 202231 Mar 2022Secondary studentsSummer Research Internship:
  1. CityU RoboCon Team Summer Internship
  2. Robotics
Bright Future Engineering Talent Hub/ College of Engineering, CityU
3 - 4 Aug 20224 Jul 2022Secondary studentsStudent Project Exhibition
Featured Project:
  • Intelligent Transportation with Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence in Computer Science
STEM Workshop:
  • DIVE into Deep Learning
  • Sumo Robo
  • 3-D Computer Simulation
Bright Future Engineering Talent Hub/ College of Engineering, CityU
9 - 11 Aug 20228 Jul 2022Secondary studentsSTEM Carnival
  1. 3D Printing Workshop (3D Polymeric Models)
  2. 3D Printing Workshop (Low Carbon Energy Lifestyle)
  3. Industry 4.0
  4. LEGO Programming Workshop
  5. Robotics Workshop
  6. Structure Lab and Smart City Digital Cluster Lab
Bright Future Engineering Talent Hub/ College of Engineering, CityU
15 - 20 Aug 202231 Mar – 19 May 2022Secondary studentsThe Summer Institute : Developing Android Applications for BeginnersThe Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented / HKUST
Late Nov 2022 (tentative)Sep – Oct 2022 (tentative)Secondary studentsSecondary Schools – HKUST Dual Program : Level 1 (Engineering — Electronics in Robotics)The Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented / HKUST

Disclaimer
The information on the programmes and activities posted on this web page is provided by external agencies or organisations for user’s reference only. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) is not affiliated with any of these agencies or organisations and is not directly involved in the implementation of the programmes or activities posted on this web page. None of the information contained herein or any other information in connection with the programmes and activities and the hyperlinks provided on this web page have been approved or endorsed by the Government. Whilst the content of this web page will be updated periodically to facilitate user’s access to the latest information, no warranty of any kind (whether express or implied) is given by the Government as to the accuracy of the information provided herein.