Located adjacent to each other and as two of the major projects under the ‘Demonstration Zone for Comprehensive Cooperation among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao’, Minxin School and HKUST (GZ) have entered into partnership to work closely in the future. In order to give full play to the resource advantages of the two parties in education and deepen cooperation and cooperation in talent cultivation and scientific and technological innovation. Both parties will set up an joint committee for further communication, co-ordination and implementation.
HKUST (GZ) conducts lectures, sharing and theme-based sessions in Minxin, bringing with them strengths of the university to help students develop in a wide range of areas, including artificial intelligence, big data, fin-tech, biotech, internet of things, autopilot, robots, advanced materials, intelligent manufacturing and microelectronics. Minxin School and HKUST (GZ) have established programmes such as Young Scientist Scheme (YSS) and Young Entrepreneur Scheme (YES) to allow Minxin students to experience university life and participate in workshops so as enhance their learning of and exposure to creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. HKUST (GZ) will accept and offer credits to outstanding students from Minxin School for elective courses at the university. Based on policy and admission standards, the university will offer admission for up to 10 students from Minxin School each year through the Principal’s Recommendation Program. Minxin School will give admission priority to the children of the staff of HKUST (GZ) and provide assistance and support for the promotion of the university’s recruitment of undergraduates.