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PolyU JUPAS Consultation Day: Admissions Strategies 2019

COMP hosted an Info Seminar at the PolyU JUPAS Consultation Day on 18 May to provide updated programme information on Broad Discipline of Computing to the JUPAS applicants and attracted over a hundred of participants.

Prof. Qing Li, Chair Professor and Head of COMP welcomed the attendees by introducing the recent development of computer science as well as the strengths and achievements of the Department. Dr Hong-va Leong, Associate Professor & Associate Head, gave a detailed presentation on the features, curriculum and entrance requirements of a brand new programme – BSc (Hons) in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence that we will offer starting from the academic year of 2019/20. Dr Henry Chan, Associate Professor & Associate Head, on the other hand summarised the diversified learning opportunities that we provide to our students, such as Global Computing Programme, mentorship programme, study tour and outbound exchange. We also invited two undergraduate students to share their internship and study experience.

After the programme session, we also arranged two mini-lectures on FinTech & Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence which were delivered by Dr Allen Au, our Assistant Professor, and Dr Richard Lui, our Teaching Fellow, respectively to further arouse students’ interests in hot IT topics and technology trend. Participants concentrated on the lectures and interacted actively with the speakers.