Our unit aspires to promote healthy culture and cohesive work relationships. We organise occasional gatherings and events to promote harmony in our largely-partime-staffed-based-unit. Here are some pictures of our recent gatherings:

Latest Student Event

2015 Beijing-HK University Student Big Data Modelling Competition
(2015 中国石油卖油郎杯京港大学生大数据建模竞赛)
June 4 to June 8, 2015


MS Dept has organized the above study tour to Beijing in June. A group of 21 MS students joined with students in the Faculty of Statistics, Renmin University of China in a data modelling competition.  Hereunder is the description of the big data modeling competetion.

Prize & Schedule:
All students will receive a participation certificate; each member of the top 3 winning teams will also receive an award certificate and a prize.  A tentative schedule of the event is attached as file “Tour schedule ”.

You will be qualified if you have taken or taking the following MS courses:

CB2200 or MS2200 Business Statistics; MS3252 Regression Analysis; MS3261 Business Modelling with Spreadsheets.

Participants will be allocated to teams by lucky draw; each team will involve students from both universities.  The charge will be $500 for each participant.


About this event & Remark:
This event and tour is jointly supported by “HK Education Bureau’s Pilot Mainland Experience Scheme (PMES)”, “中國教育部《香港与内地高校师生交流计划》”, and “中國石油公司”.  Only students who did not enjoy the PMES before can receive the HK subsidy; if you have joined another event supported by PMES before, you will have to pay up to an extra $1,000 of the cost. All participants will have to sign an agreement with the university (see the attached file “Student agreement ”) before paying your fee.



Christmas Gathering, 2008