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HKU Junior Science Institute (JSI)


HKU Junior Science Institute
We offer fun-filled science workshops!

Objectives and Contents of Junior Science Institute (JSI)
Junior Science Institute (JSI) was introduced by the Faculty in 2009.  The objectives of JSI are to broaden students' horizons in science by offering enriched programmes in different scientific discipline and to enhance secondary school students' knowledge outside classroom, and raise their concern over thematic science issues

We have designed a series of hands-on learning programmes to offer participating students a wider exposure to different science disciplines all year round. Through a variety of inspiring workshops, laboratory exercises, field trips, public lectures and other interactive activities, participants are able to embark on a journey of science exploration. 

25 JSI workshops in the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Statistics and Earth Sciences were offered in 2013-14. Over 800 secondary school students in Form 4 to Form 6 completed the programmes successfully. Students had an opportunity to broaden their horizon in various science disciplines. 

Recognition of Participation
Students who have successfully completed the HKUJSI workshops with satisfactory attendance will be awarded a certificate of attendance. Special consideration may also be given to participants of HKUJSI workshops for consideration of admission to the 6901 Bachelor of Science programme. Secondary School teachers may consider the HKUJSI activities to fulfill the Other Learning Experience (OLE) requirements in the Senior Secondary School curriculum.

Hear from Our Participants
Let’s hear from our participants for their unique experience:

"JSI consists of many different workshops from various subjects related to science. It is very interesting and inspiring."
"I can learn science topics which are not taught in secondary school."
"We can get in touch with the undergraduate students to understand their life and we are able to experience the university life in HKU."
"It gives a precious opportunity for us to gain hands-on experience in science."


Slideshow of JSI Workshops in Previous Years