Teaching Development Grants
Completed TDG Projects

Curriculum or Pedagogical Innovations

Creativity, Continuity and Multidisciplinary Learning


The project plans to transform student learning in new directions. It will combine with the rapidly growing creative projects that will be convened as the HKU Creative HUB, and upon its success for establishing creative and critical programmes, such as the Writers’ Series, the Drama Series, the Open Forum, and Moving Poetry.

Principal Investigator

Dr. P. Richards, School of English, Faculty of Arts Contact

Project level

Faculty-level project

Project Completion

August 2009


We have successfully achieved the following deliverables:

  1. A new Creative Retreat – which offers students the opportunity to work intensively with internationally renowned writers and researchers to expand their opportunities in publishing and presentations.
  2. A Creative Editorial Conference – which develops the framework for internships and scholarships for students’ creativity to contribute at every level of experience to creative and critical international publishing, journalism, and production.
  3. A working Multidisciplinary website – which disseminates students’ work in cross-cultural studies and creative writing and allows peer review (URL: http://www.english.hku.hk/cw.htm).