News

December 2020

by Deep Batra

AI based Camera
The Computing Services Centre (CSC) is introducing Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tracking cameras in all teaching venues for online and mixed-mode classes. The camera will automatically pan and track the teacher when he/she walks within the designated area at the teaching venue, thus creating a ...

November 2020

by Eric Shai

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Online survey tools have been widely used in recent years. Many academics and students in the university are using survey tools to create questionnaires for research and education purposes. Recently, more administrative offices use survey tools for administrative activities, such as creation of ...

October 2020

by Angel Lu and Mathew Tang

proctoring
In February 2020, teachers and students had to adopt the change of conducting and attending classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the leadership of the Office of the Provost, the Office of Chief Information Officer, the Computing Services Centre, the Enterprise Solution Office, Office of ...

September 2020

by Michael Gibb

CityU pioneers most powerful computational platform among local higher institutions
A new state-of-the-art High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility offering the most powerful computational platform ever assembled for a higher institution in Hong Kong has been launched at City University of Hong Kong (CityU). This HK$20 million facility named “CityU Burgundy” will dramatically ...

August 2020

by S K Tsui

wifi
City University of Hong Kong has full Wi-Fi coverage in the entire campus, powered by over 2,800 Access Points (APs). These APs are all Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac Wave2) compatible. Subsequent to a recent Internet bandwidth upgrade, the individual bandwidth control is unleashed. In other words, users using ...

by Cyril Ha

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Due to the recent COVID-19 breakout, many foreign students have been forced to return home to continue their study via online learning. With the huge demand for remote access to the CityU campus network, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) has been working hard to enhance the capacity of the Virtual ...

February 2020

Innovative CityU-Learning system tackles coronavirus challenge
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has taken the lead in introducing the CityU-Learning system (video clip: Anti-epidemic and CityU-Learning 我們一起防疫一起學習) in view of the serious challenges posed by the coronavirus epidemic. Resources were pulled together rapidly to roll out this online learning ...