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DEI-HKU Summer Experience: “The Dynamism of Hong Kong: Nature, Culture, and the City”

Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) is an educational institution located at Dayalbagh in city of Taj Mahal, Agra, India. The institute has been given deemed university status by the University Grants Commission of India in 1981.

The inaugural DEI-HKU summer experience will be themed on “The Dynamism of Hong Kong: Nature, Culture, and the City” and take place on June 3-15 in Hong Kong. Activities such as map making, snapshots, short writings, drawings, and mobile phone video production will allow students from HKU and DEI to exchange ideas on their understanding and perception of Hong Kong through first-person experience.

The programme will admit 10-12 students from HKU. They will pair up with DEI students to collaborate on a mapping project of their experience of Hong Kong. HKU students who take part in this programme will have priority to join the winter exchange programme to India on December 24, 2018 – January 5, 2019 to experience an innovative and utopian community life of Dayalbagh, the history and heritage of Agra and surrounding cities, and the art and culture of India.

Applications are now invited from students from all majors and years of study who are interested in cultural exchange and who possess good English communication skills. The programme schedule is available here.

The application closing date has been extended to 12:00 noon, May 10, Thursday. Applications received during the extended period will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis until the quota is filled.

Please fill in the online application form by the extended deadline.For enquiries, please contact us by email at horizons@hku.hk.

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