A group of School of Technology for the Arts (STA) students attended Interact 2017, a three-day International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, in Mumbai, India. The 24 STA students learnt about how cultural differences affect the user experience (UX) design process. They also visited the largest slum in India, Dharavi, to learn more about the generations of people living there.
Six Diploma in Social Enterprise Management students participated in the Social Enterprise Experience Programme where they travelled to Hong Kong to gain valuable industry exposure. Our students gained a better understanding of the social needs and volunteer management programmes during the one-month internship with Crossroads Foundation Hong Kong.
A group of 24 students from the School of Applied Science visited the Hakodate National College of Technology in Japan to learn more about various cutting-edge technology research and applications. Together with the Japanese students, they worked on various mini projects including visits to the food-processing and hydroponics industries, as well as the picturesque Onuma Quasi-national Park.
Student Overseas Trip to Gold Coast, Australia
Some 44 Diploma in Integrated Events Management students explored sustainable tourism and the back-of-house of various theme parks during a study trip to Australia’s Gold Coast. The students also visited the University of Queensland to experience its learning environment first-hand. They even went on a desert safari tour, where they tried their hand at sandboarding!
Student Overseas Trip to Christchurch, New Zealand
On this trip, our School of Engineering students had the chance to experience New Zealand’s highly enterprising and innovative engineering culture! Among the trip’s highlights was the visit to Air New Zealand’s main hangar, where our students got to witness professional Aircraft Engineers carry out their daily operations and service aircrafts to meet flight safety requirements.
35 School of Infocomm students went on an overseas study trip to Seoul, South Korea to gain a better appreciation of how information technology is used by various local businesses. The students also visited Seoul University of Science and Technology to learn more about its various IT degree courses and projects. They also visited the Gyeongbokgung Palace where they had taste of the local culture by trying on traditional Korean garb.
Our School of Sports, Health and Leisure students went on an overseas outdoor adventure learning experience in Surabaya, Indonesia. The 30 students worked together to jeep up the Mt Bromo Crater through the Sea of Sand, navigate through Sengik Cave, whitewater-raft down the Pekalan River and abseil down a 45m natural wall. They also experienced Indonesian culture through activities such as Indonesian dance and gamelan.