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CLASS DEC Award

Winners in 2017

Objectives
CityU’s Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC) emphasizes on discovery, innovation, and community engagement. DEC lies at the heart of the College's educational strategy. The College aims to guide students to conduct problem-focused research on people and societies in Asia and beyond as part of their acquisition of a strong sense of social responsibility and sustainability; and by doing so, enrich their academic life in CLASS with both a local and global perspective and experiences in knowledge generation and transfer.
Eligibility
  1. All current undergraduate and postgraduate students of CLASS are eligible to apply for the competition on either individual or group basis;
  2. For the Group Category, groups can be formed across Colleges/ Schools/ Departments on the condition that a minimum of 50% of the members in the group must be CLASS students and all members of the group must be at either undergraduate or postgraduate level;
  3. Major/Programme Leaders may nominate CLASS graduates who graduated in 2015/16 to participate in the competition. Guideline for group formation stated in point 2 shall apply.
Awards and Prizes
A maximum of eight awards will be given in the following categories:
Category Individual Prizes Group Prizes
Undergraduate Champion:
Certificate and $1,000 book coupons

Runner-up:
Certificate and $500 book coupons
Champion:
Certificate and $1,500 book coupons

Runner-up:
Certificate and $1,000 book coupons
Postgraduate Champion:
Certificate and $1,000 book coupons

Runner-up:
Certificate and $500 book coupons
Champion:
Certificate and $1,500 book coupons

Runner-up:
Certificate and $1,000 book coupons
Submission Procedures
The application and nomination period is over. The award ceremony will be held on 19 May 2017. For details, please click here.
Intellectual Property (IP)

All entries to the competition must be original work. Applicants should abide by the CityU Intellectual Property Policy guidelines. Applicants will be disqualified for any willful act of infringement of intellectual property rights.

TTo help students understand more about intellectual property and patent issues, a video clip of an IP talk organized by the College and the Office of Education Development and Gateway Education (EDGE) in 2015 is available on the CLASS Awards Day website at https://youtu.be/fOar9Zj97fE . Students are encouraged to preview it for reference.

Details and Enquiry

For any enquiries, please contact Ms Yan Ho of the College Office at 3442 4832 or via email to ch.publicity@cityu.edu.hk.