EducationUSA Hong Kong
 

Events & Seminars

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2018-02-06Virtual U.S. Education Fair

The U.S. Commercial Service in Hong Kong will be organizing a series of virtual education fairs for school counselors, parents and students introducing an array of U.S. institutions including community colleges, liberal arts schools and undergraduate programs. At each virtual fair, we will connect you with 3-5 U.S. institutions over web meeting.
Requirements: For remote access, computer with internet connection and phone are required. We will provide dial-in instructions prior to event.

To participate or for more information email Kimmy.lee@trade.gov.

2018-02-01HKTDC Education and Career Expo Feb 1-4

<p>The 2018 HKTDC Education &amp; Careers Expo is being help from Feb 1-4 at the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre in Wanchai.&nbsp; The U.S. Consulate General will host a booth featuring information on U.S. Higher Education and Travel.&nbsp; The booth will feature our EducationUSA Program, which provides free, comprehensive, and accurate information on study in the USA.&nbsp; We will also be hosting some U.S. College and University Officials with the following schedule:</p>
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<TD width="100">February 1:</TD>
<TD>Citrus College</TD>
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<TD><br>February 2:</TD>
<br><TD>Fordham MBA<br><br>Citrus College<br>Arizona State University</TD>
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<TD>February 3:</TD>
<TD><br>USC Engineering School (Graduate Engineering and Computer Science Program)<br>West Hills Community College District<br>Arizona State University</TD>
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<p><strong>On Friday, Feb 2, we will be hosting the U.S. Education Theme Day with the following presentations:</strong></p>

<p>14:00 &ndash; 14:30</p>

<p><strong>EducationUSA: The U.S. University System and Application Process</strong></p>

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<TD width="100" valign="top">Speakers:</TD>
<TD>Ms. Nina Lewis, Cultural Affairs Officer, US Consulate General Hong Kong &amp; Macau <br> Mr. Daniel Gerbatch, Executive Liaison for International Programs, Admission Services, Arizona State University</TD>
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<p>14:30 &ndash; 15:00</p>

<p><strong>U.S. Community Colleges: Pathway to a Bachelor Degree</strong></p>
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<TD width="100" valign="top">Speaker:</TD>
<TD>Mr. Coe Lamoureux, International Student Supervisor at Citrus College</TD>
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<p>15:00 &ndash; 15:30</p>

<p><strong>MBA Admissions and the value of an MBA degree</strong></p>
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<TD width="100" valign="top">Speaker:</TD>
<TD>Mr. Dylan Mosenthal, Associate Director of MBA Admissions, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University</TD>
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<p>15:30 &ndash; 16:00</p>

<p><strong>EducationUSA: Applying for a Student Visa&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p>
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<TD width="100" valign="top">Speaker:</TD>
<TD>Consular Officer, U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong &amp; Macau</TD>
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<p>To sign up for an advising session with one of our EducationUSA Advisors at the Expo, please fillout the request form here: <a href="https://goo.gl/uWtdSV">https://goo.gl/uWtdSV</a></p>

<p>Entrance to the fair is free and open to the public.&nbsp; For more information on the HKTDC Education &amp; Career Expo see their website at:&nbsp; <a href="http://m.hktdc.com/fair/hkeducationexpo-en/HKTDC-Education-and-Careers-Expo.html" target="_blank">http://m.hktdc.com/fair/hkeducationexpo-en/HKTDC-Education-and-Careers-Expo.html</a></p>

2018-01-28Opportunity Festival

The world is rapidly globalising. Globalisation is no longer the wave of the future; it is the present. Innovations in the way business is conducted across borders in the global economy and technological advances are revolutionising all facets of our lives.

Opportunity Festival is a collaborative program of U.S. Consulate Hong Kong and Macau, Asia Society, Hong Kong American Centre and American Chamber of Commerce, and produced by OWN Academy. The goal of Opportunity Fest is to expose a broad swath of Hong Kong youth to alternative pathways to success via 21st Century skills focusing on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

With an extensive network of partners, we have invited over 25 companies, such as Facebook, Google Earth, Tesla, Thomson Reuters, HKAPA, SCAD, Otis Elevator, Modern Terminal, Hong Kong Design Institute, Godzpeed, Hosbby, Time Auction, AFS Intercultural Exchanges, Walk in Hong Kong, SnapAsk, JobDoh and more to join us in engaging Hong Kong youth on these themes.

• Career Pathways of the Future
• Cultural Exchanges
• Arts and Media experiences
• Innovation
• Entrepreneurship
• Ad Hoc Fashion Show
• Film Screening
• Drone Flying Experiences & Race Car Simulation
• English / Communication Workshops
• Mock Interviews
• International Exposure
• Scholarships

Event is FREE! Please register at bit.ly/OppFest2018