Virtual Group Work Programme @SOEP

About the Programme

In this programme, 200 CityU students and overseas students will be divided into 40 teams to join the 2-week Online Mission Challenge and compete for up to $7,500 awards.

This 2-week
Virtual Group Workcamp Programme provides an excellent opportunity for CityU students to continue the cross-culture learning and prepare for global challenges during the pandemic.  Students will also have a chance to practice your skills as a team and individuals based on the Online Mission Challenge.

Make friends with international students
Interested in making friends and networking with inspiring students from around the world? We have connected with students from more than 15 countries here!

(2) Virtual Adventure around the world
Chance to share the unique culture of your country with various angle. Book your spot on this "virtual flight" to travel around amazing culture of different countries.

(3) Thrilling Mission Challenge Game Session
Time to play with international peers on culture-related online missions! Gain the miles and strike for higher ranking while connecting with friends and cultures around the world.

(4) Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs]
Participate in engaging actions or even initiate your own idea in responding to the Sustainable Development Goals. Be a hero to make our world a better place!

(5) Redeem certificate and award to beef up your resume
Learn about international collaboration skills and global social issues during the programme, and redeem the certificate to show the skills you have gained! Big prizes valued up to $7,500 will be awarded to the top 6 teams.

Highlighted Tasks in Online Mission Challenge

Our Masterpieces

Co-create Village


Worldwide Foodies

A peace of mind

Re-create Masterpiece


International Volunteers Workcamp Awards valued up HKD7,500, for CityU students to redeem and participate in VolTra's International Volunteer Workcamp Project after pandemic.

CityU students in Champion Group                          HKD 7,500*

CityU students in 1st runner up group                      HKD 5,000

CityU students in 2nd runner up group                     HKD

CityU students in 3rd – 5th runner up group           
 HKD 2,000*

*The awards are not direct cash, but coupons for redeeming VolTra's international workcamps.

International Workcamp Highlights

Certificate will be offered to the participants who successfully complete the programme.

Work Schedule


April - May 2021 (Sat)




Application and Selection


22 May 2021 (Sat)


 15:00 - 17:00


Online Kick-off Session

Form groups and meet new friends from different countries


22 May 2021 – 5 June 2021


Flexitime in online platform


Online Mission Challenge

Cross-cultural cooperation with international groupmates


29 May 2021 (Sat)


15:00 - 17:00


International Bootcamp I

Explore culture and situation in different countries


5 June 2021 (Sat)


15:00 - 17:00


International Bootcamp II

Review the cultural interaction experience and learning outcome of the programme


Application Eligibility: All CityU full-time students in UGC-funded programmes

Application form: Via CRESDA

Second Round Application period: 5 May - 12 May 2021

Announcement of results:
Results will be announced via email.

Programme Fee & Payment

Programme fee:
free of charge

Students are required to pay HKD1,000 deposit as caution money to confirm their acceptance of offer. It is non-transferable and does NOT form any portion of the programme fee. It will be returned to students only after their successful completion of the programme. Students who withdraw at any time for any reason will NOT get any refund.

Students are required to attend all the programme workshops. Absent from any activity or failure to submit any task may result in the forfeiture of the caution money in full.  

Failure to confirm the acceptance of offer will lead to elimination from the offer list, and the place will be offered to someone on the waiting list.