Faculty Exchange Programme - Princeton University 2020-2021
The Faculty of Engineering established bilateral exchange agreement with the Princeton University since 2011-2012, which offers precious opportunity for non-first year, non-final year BEng students of HKU to go for exchange studies at the Princeton University for one semester in the spring term. The details of the programme are as follows:
Application details will be provided in August 2020. Suitable candidates will be shortlisted and invited to attend an interview to be held in mid-September 2020 with individual notification by email in due course. Application result will be announced in mid-September 2020.
Students who are interested in exchange to the Princeton University may apply for the HKU Worldwide Undergraduate Student Exchange Programme and/or the Faculty Exchange Programme as well. However, they are strongly recommended to apply to go for exchange in the second semester of 2020-2021.
[Application invitation will be sent to non-first year, non-final year BEng students in August 2020. Late or incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.]
A selection panel will be formed to consider all the applications. A selection interview will be organized to vet applicants. The selection criteria are as follows:
- non-first year, non-final year BEng students as in the academic year of 2019-2020;
- Excellent academic standing preferably with Cumulative GPA 3.7 or above in the academic year of 2019-2020;
- English Proficiency:
- IELTS: 7.0 or above
- paper-based: 627 or above
- Internet-based: 108 or above
- Communication skills;
- Personality and outlook;
- Capable of being a good ambassador of HKU and Hong Kong;
- Participation in extra-curriculum activities;
- Study plan;
- Performance at the interview.
Application to Princeton University
Successful candidate will be notified by the Faculty Office to submit application documents as required by the Princeton University. Please note that Princeton University shall have final authority on the exchange studies application decisions.
The timeline for the exchange programme to Princeton University is as follows:
|Submit application to the Faculty Office for consideration
|Shortlist suitable candidates
||Early September 2020
|Submit application to Princeton University
||Late September 2020