In light of the development of the COVID-19 outbreak, face-to-face teaching at the University was suspended in February 2020 to reduce the risk of infection. To comply with the University’s recommendation, HKU French programme switched to online teaching.
This is a brief account of how we kept things going in the time of Covid-19.
French Programme collaborates with HKUMed to create COVID-19 Multilingual Infographics.
A key line of defence against the COVID-19 pandemic is having access to accurate health and hygiene information for everyone. With this in mind, HKU Faculty of Medicine has collaborated with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures to translate and produce a series of #Healthographics.
ILLSA is a funded UGC project co-organized by three leading universities in Hong Kong to give students the opportunity to develop their skills in Foreign languages as well as to explore the topic of “Healthy Cities”.
This year, 20 students from the HKU French Programme received the Légion d'Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter and Consulate General of France Summer Courses Travel Grants. The grant rewards achieving students who have attended a summer course in France in the summer 2019.
Each year, the month of November is dedicated to showcasing the fascinating diversity of the French digital culture in every part of the world. Digital November is an invitation to discover the latest French technology, its usage, content production and stakeholders in the digital world through a series of events.
Established in 1993, Le French May is one of the largest cultural events in Asia. With more than 150 programmes presented across two months, it has become an iconic part of Hong Kong’s cultural scene that reach out over 1 million visitors each year.