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Teaching arrangements for semester 1, 2020-2021

AUGUST, 2020

As the Covid-19 circulation is still active in Hong Kong and physical distancing rules remain in place, all French courses will be conducted online in Semester 1, 2020-21.


French programme in the time of Covid-19


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.


COVID-19 Multilingual Infographics

APRIL, 2020

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.


The ILLSA Project


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”.


Summer Courses Travel Grants

DECEMBER 02, 2019

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.


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