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Joint Humanitarian Entrepreneurship Winter Academy 2024

The Joint Humanitarian Entrepreneurship Winter Academy enhances student learning by challenging them with real-world problems while simultaneously creating a positive impact in the community by developing solutions. The program's core values will revolve around creative expression, empathy, embracing ambiguity, visualising challenges, and synthesizing actionable ideas. Students will tackle real-world social issues in Humanitarian Technology & Inclusive Business in Batangas, Philippines. 



Inclusive Business & Humanitarian Technology Projects in Batangas, Philippines 


Batangas, Philippines 


3-8 Jan 2024 (+/- 2 days before & after trip) 


All undergraduate students 

Programme Fee

Free of charge (Required to pay a $5,000 deposit, which is fully refundable after completion of the programme) 


10 Pax 

Programme Details

Pre-Trip Trainings  

Overseas Service-Learning Trip 

Post-trip Class Activities 

Information Session 
Date: 13 Nov 2023 (Mon) 
Time: 17:00-18:00 

Training Sessions 
Date: 27-29 Dec 2023 (Wed-Fri) 
Time: 9:30-12:30 & 14:30-17:30 


Destination: Batangas, Philippines 

Date: 3-8 Jan 2024 

In-class consultations

Date: 15, 22 and 29 Jan 2024 (Mon)

Time: 17:00-20:00 (by appointment)

S-L Wrap-up session

Date: 5 Feb 2024 (Mon) 

Time: 17:00-20:00 

*All activities will be conducted in person; Zoom sessions will not be provided.  


Link to register: 


  • Students need to ensure that they are eligible to take the CLC9019 Course in Term 2, 2023-2024. (As this is a Term 2 course, students must be prepared to (1) drop a course if they already have 5 courses registered or (2) get approval from their department head for the 6th course.) 
  • Students enrolled in the programme must attend the pre-trip training and post-trip activities on campus.  
  • All shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an in-person interview in late October 2023. 
  • OSL will cover the full Programme Fees. Students are expected to pay a HKD5,000 deposit, which will be fully refunded upon successful completion of the entire programme (including all pre & post programme dates). 
  • Programme Fees include travel from Hong Kong to the hosting city, hostel accommodation for the entire course of the programme, most meals and expenses related to the programme. It does not include visa application fees, meals at the airport and personal expenses. 


Ms. Sharon Chan 

Email:  |  Phone: 2616-8060 


*If you are not selected for the Winter Academy, you may wish to consider the Summer Academy in 2024, expected to take place end of May - early June. Stay tuned to this page.