Endowed with donations from alumni, the Student Fund was set up in 2005 to support the participation of undergraduates and postgraduates in activities that enrich their learning experiences, such as internship programmes, academic exchanges, study tours and student-initiated projects. A list of activities supported by the Student Fund is presented in Table 1.

Table 1. List of Activities Supported by the Student Fund, 2005-2015.

2014 - 2015
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Study tour to Beijing, China 979.84 1
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2015 5,000 1
Service trip to Yunnan, Hubei (China), Germany 3,400 4
Local Internships and Internships in Malaysia 37,059.40 8
Training Programme 1,000 1
Summer Programme to Taiwan 2,000 2
Total: 49,439.24 17
2013 - 2014
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Exchange Programme 6,000 3
Academic trip to Fujian and Kinmen (China) 5,000 5
Study tour to Dharamsala, India 16,000 16
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2014 13.500 5
Service trip to Hubei (China) 700 1
Local Internships and Internships in Beijing (China) 15,853.9 7
Training Programme 1,350 2
Total: 58,403.90 39
2012 - 2013
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Exchange Programme 3,892.22 3
Joint University Touch Camp 2013 126 1
Study tour to Hubei (China) 8,000 8
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2013 10,000 2
Service trip to Guangzhou, Yunnan, Hunan and Henan (China) 3,450 5
Local Internship 3,419 1
Outward Bound Training 675 1
Total: 29,562.22 21
2011 - 2012
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Exchange Programme 6,000 3
Academic Week 1,500 1
Summer Programme 3,774.5 4
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2012 4,000 1
Service trip to Sichuan, Meizhou (China) and Sri Lanka 4,300 6
Training programme 4,000 3
Total: 23,574.5 18
2010 - 2011
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Exchange tour to Taiwan and Zhejiang (China) 25,000 25
Academic trip to Hunan (China) 4,000 4
Study tour to Nanjing and Shanghai (China) 1,619 2
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2011 32,500 9
Service trip to Sichuan (China) 1,500 2
Training programme 2,000 1
Local Internship 2,387 1
Total: 69,006 44
2009 - 2010
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Exchange Programme 3,000 2
Academic trip to Guilin (China) 8,000 8
Study tour to Shanghai (China) 1,000 1
Metropolitan Attachment Program 2010 15,000 5
Service trip to India and Guilin (China) 2,900 3
Summer Programme to Berlin and Perugia 6,000 6
Total: 35,900 25
2008 - 2009
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
China Studies Academic week 1,199.65 7*
Exchange Programme 1,000 1
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2009 43,000 12
Training Programme 1,000 1
Total: 46,199.65 21
2007 - 2008
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Film festival and workshops on social movements 2,424.50 9*
Academic trip to Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou (China) 10,400 13
Harvard National Model United Nations 2008 6,450.10 1
Exchange Programme 2,000 1
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2008 64,000 17
Postgraduate field research 3,407.50 2
Volunteer work at the Olympic Games 2008, Beijing (China) 1,000 1
Total: 46,199.65 21
2006-2007
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Film festival and workshops on social movement 2,500 11*
International conference in Thailand 1,000 1
Academic trip to Singapore and Malaysia 1,000 1
Metropolitan Attachment Programme 2007 12,000 5
Honours Project field research 933 1
The publication of the 2nd volume of ‘社會人’ 1,936 7*
Total: 19,369 26
2005 - 2006
Activities Total Amount Granted (HK$) Number of Students Supported
Academic trip to Taiwan 7,000 14
Total: 7,000 14

* Number of organisers

Between 2005 and 2015, the Fund has helped about 292 students to take part in a variety of learning-enhancement activities, including the Metropolitan Attachment Programme (MAP), overseas academic exchanges, Harvard Model United Nations, study tours, a film festival on social movements, the voluntary services programme, summer programme etc. Below, the students who took part in 2011/2012 and 2014/2015 share their thoughts and experiences of participating in these activities.