Wu Yee Sun College, also named as “The Sunny College” was established in 2007 with the generous support from the Wu Yee Sun Charitable Foundation Limited. Dr. Wu Yee Sun was the founder of Wing Lung Bank and his philanthropic contributions were enormous.
Scholarship and Perseverance
Entrepreneurial Spirit with Social Responsibility
The College strives to create an intimate and dynamic learning atmosphere. Students will develop the drive for social entrepreneurship: a passion for creativity and innovation, and acumen in pursuing new projects and ideas, not just for personal gain but for the common good.
Exemplary initiatives created by our college students:
The Creativity Laboratory (c!ab) is the first of its kind in CUHK dedicated to creativity. The physical space is wisely planned, together with a list of high-end equipment, tools and books to facilitate students' realization of their imagination.
c!ab focuses on five major themes:
Students are encouraged to develop self-initiated projects with project grants and resources supported by the College. Projects initiated include Black & White Film Development, V'air - an online local travel platform, HK - Tainan Cultural & Creativity Exchange Programme (News of the Programme can be reviewed on following media: Ming Pao and On.cc), etc. Click here to learn more about the Creativity activities of c!ab!
House of Sunny Living promotes healthy living style and instills positive energy into students. It adopts a holistic three-pronged community approach integrating three dimensions of “health and spiritual well-being”, “sports for life” and “go green and lead the society” to target the well-being of the body, mind and spirit of our students and encourage their contributions to the environment and society.
Activities are designed for strengthening and training mind and body, examples are:
The College aims to cultivate our students to be future leaders and build up the self-confidence and competence of students, and better equip them with leadership and management skills for different challenges in the future.
The full sea-view gymnasium also provides students with exercises equipment to enhance body fitness and resilience building. The College Green Team is facilitator leading our students to be more environmentally-conscious. All of these programmes aim to gear up our Sunnies with physical and mental strength, and be prepared to take up social responsibilities.
The College endeavors to attract and nurture students from across the globe. We admit 300 new students each year and offer more than 100 Admission Scholarships to freshmen admitted via different channels.
In 2019/20, about 500 awards or scholarships in various types can be offered with a total budget of HK$4 million, and approximately 50% of students can receive different kinds of scholarships and financial aid under the following categories:-
The College strongly encourages our students to participate in any kind of international exposure opportunities as we believe that will enhance your personal growth, broaden your worldview, and diversify your thoughts and values. The College collaborates with institutions worldwide for term-long or short-term exchange programmes including Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Singapore, the Netherlands, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States and Mainland China. We expect to provide each student with at least one sponsorship for exchange during their normative study period. In the past 6 years, around 1000 students have gained overseas experience by participating college-led programmes such as term-long exchange, internship, service-learning, cultural exchange, language enhancement as well as through self-initiated global learning award scheme.
The College and different student bodies organize a variety of activities and workshops to unleash your talents and offer you opportunities to make new friends.
The College also offers different funding schemes to support students in developing their own-initiated programmes:
To lay a solid foundation for their four-year university life and pursuit of dreams, College walks together with students along their learning paths.
|New students start their journey with Orientation Camp where they take the very first glimpse at various aspects of College life and build strong peer rapport.|
|College Student Advisor Scheme matches a College teacher with a group of new students to extend the support for freshmen’s encounter of doubts and difficulties at this transitional stage.|
|Rance Lee Mentorship Programme is designed to help Year 2 students enhance their people skills and personal development. The interaction with distinguished professionals from different sectors will extend their social network and guide them through their own pursuit of personal goals.|
|Before stepping into the society, students can gain exposure in business operations through Internship Programme or realize their wild ideas by Self-initiated Project Funding Schemes such as Sunny Passion Programme and Be Entrepreneurial! Funding Scheme.|
General Education Programme of the College is unique in its view to cultivate students’ entrepreneurial spirit and social responsibility. Through the first year lectures, students would be able to explore themselves, cultivate creativity, learn to be a servant leader and contribute to a sustainable society through classes and diversified activities and unique experiences outside classroom. After four years of General Education activities including Forums, High Table Dinners, Seminars, Field trips and more, students would be backed up with solid foundation, and complete a project which aim at bringing greater benefits to society in their final year. Please visit the page for General Education Programme for more details.
Wu Yee Sun College is located by Residence Lane 1, which is on the west side of the University campus. Check out the Campus Map & Transportation to find out where we are and how to get to our campus. The College building complex, which comprises the student hostel and facilities blocks, embraces the central courtyard. Communal sky gardens are designed to integrate the College campus with natural surroundings.
Overseeing the stunningly beautiful Tolo harbor, our campus is fully-equipped providing optimal learning, recreational and residential facilities to our students. It is also a place where our college students have lots of social interaction with each other. Get a glimpse of our College facilities to learn more.
The College hostels can accommodate 604 students in 302 twin rooms. The "Guaranteed Residence Scheme" of the College offers every student an opportunity to experience hostel life. The guaranteed hostel period for students with a normative study period of four years or above is one academic year.
Hostel application for freshmen will be open from 17 August 2019. Please read through the Application Note (to be updated) before submission.
Non-local students admitted from 2016/17 onwards may refer to the Fact Sheet for Non-local Students on Hostel Accommodation for hostel application details and other reminders on living at the College hostels.
|New Student Orientation Day||6 Aug 2019|
|Deadline for College Selection||7 Aug 2019|
12-13 Aug 2019
Freshmen will be contacted by phone on Aug 8/9 to confirm the meet up date and time
College Orientation Camp
Orientation Camp Period
Deadline for Application
26-29 Aug 2019
23:59, 23 Aug 2019
|Result Announcement||27 Aug 2019|
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