Extended Scheme for Internationalization


The Multimedia Design Project aims to enhance the learning experience through multicultural interaction. International and local students will work in teams to produce videos related to Hong Kong culture and society. The project provides an opportunity to gain collaborative experience in today’s increasingly global environment and to learn valuable skills in multimedia production and presentation. The project would utilize the extensive resources of the University Library and also from web-based information sources.


Entry Criteria

International, Mainland and local students of PolyU.


Project Allowance

Teams will be allocated a project budget of maximum HK$2,000 per student for production cost.


Suggested Theme

Student teams will create video productions based on the following suggested themes:


Team details

Applicants will form teams of 3-5 students from diverse backgrounds consisting of individuals from a variety of departments. Each team should include both international and local (including Mainland) students. Interested parties who are unable to form team are also welcome to apply. One professional instructor will teach the teams video production.

About 11 participating teams with 55 students will be recruited to produce short videos around 5 minutes. The best videos will be presented during PolyU International Week in 2013. Prize will be awarded for the best videos.


Training workshops and resource

Participants must complete 20-30 hours of workshops to learn basic skills in video production, and 15 hours of team tutoring during the project.

Teams will have access to a purpose-designed Library Multimedia Lab (LML) on the 3/F, the computer and video editing labs located within the School of Design, and Library resources required to complete the project. Resources, such as computer hardware, software and audio/video equipment, will be provided to the teams.



Sign up for Information Session on the Programme by Email: lbmlab@polyu.edu.hk Before 16 November 2011
Deadline of Application Form Submission 22 January 2012
Team Selection Announcement 27 January 2012
Training Workshops

February to April 2012

Video Production Period

February 2012 to February 2013

Final Project Submission 15 February 2013
Announce for Winning Videos April 2013

Team Selection Criteria

The application forms will be reviewed based on the following criteria:


Enquiry: Ms. Frenda Fung (Tel: 2766-6965 or email: lbmlab@polyu.edu.hk)