feature-ugcThe UGC has launched a Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning Related Proposals in the 2016-19 triennium, modelled on the 2012-15 Scheme, to incentivise UGC-funded institutions in exploring and developing further in the following sector-wide strategic areas:

(a) innovation;
(b) enhancement of student learning experience;
(c) enhancement of internationalisation and engagement with Mainland China; and
(d) language enhancement.

Applications are now invited for bidding under the Funding Scheme. Please refer to the invitation circular of August 3, 2016 (document 108/816) jointly issued by the Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) and Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) for further details.


Submissions, in hard and soft copies, should reach Ms. Synthia Chau, Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance (CDQA) Section of the Registry in accordance with the internal deadlines specified in paragraph 5 of the circular, essentially,

(a) November 11, 2016 for proposals crossing many or all Faculties, where matching funds support from a central pool contributed by Faculties will be considered; and

(b) December 8, 2016 for proposals that are discipline-specific or cover no more than a small number of disciplines, where the matching funds will come from Faculties/Departments. Prior approval should be obtained from Faculties/Departments on the source of matching funds before submission to CDQA.

Enquiries may be directed to Ms. Chau (tel: 2859 2440; email: schau@hku.hk) or Ms. Julie Lau (tel: 2219 4997; email: julielau@hku.hk) of CDQA.