The Global Youth Development Programme provides a unique experience for young people to study and have fun together in a safe and beautiful university campus, where they can enhance their learning through academic classes, travel, activities and friendship. The 13-day programme will focus on four areas:
- Competitiveness Enhancement
Lessons cover Social English, Social Etiquette, Public Speaking, Financial Quotient (FQ), Leadership and Innovative Thinking, and Cross-culture Communication. Students will develop essential techniques to assist them with their future studies.
- Future Development
Courses cover career planning, personal sharing, and techniques on applying in UK studies. This class is designed to instill students with the skills and confidence of self-exploration, goals setting and self-expression.
Taught by a professional and experienced coach, Hockey and Football courses are designed to promote sportsmanship, encourage teamwork and build confidence.
- British Culture
Students can have unique cultural experience to study through drama, enjoying royal English afternoon tea and studying social etiquette.
The enviable campus locations have good access to many of the UK’s top tourist cities and historical places. Students will go on day trips to cultural destinations across the UK. The destinations include the following: London (Big Ben, Westminster, Buckingham Palace, British Museum), Liverpool, Chester, Windsor Castle.
Information at a Glance
Commencement Date:9 August, 2020
Deadline for New Application:10 May, 2020
Medium of Instruction:English
Mode of Instruction:Face-to-face
|Age:||12 – 17 years|
|Date:||9th August – 21st August, 2020 (13 Days)|
|Location:||New Beacon Campus, Stafford Education & Enterprise Park, Stafford, UK
The Hong Kong Management Association Global Academy UK Centre
9th August, 2020 Sunday
- Arrival London, UK
- Check in New Beacon Campus
10th August, 2020 Monday
- Visiting Stafford City and Stafford County Government
- Talking with Mayor of Stafford County Government
- Welcoming Dinner
(Guest of Honour: Mayor of Stafford County Government)
11th August, 2020 Tuesday
- Lecture: Global Leadership and Innovation Thinking
- Lecture: Royal English Afternoon Tea Etiquette and Social Culture Study
- Visiting Wedgwood World Museum
- Experience: Royal English Afternoon Tea
12th August, 2020 Wednesday
- Sports Class: Football
- Lecture: Career Planning
- Experience: Drama Preparation
- Appreciation of English Movies
13th August, 2020 Thursday
- Lecture: Social English
- Lecture: Tips for Studying in UK
- Experience: Drama Performance
14th August, 2020 Friday
- Visiting Liverpool Football Club and Stadium
- Liverpool City Tour
15th August, 2020 Saturday
- Sports Class: Traditional Hockey
- Lecture: Public Speaking
- Lecture: Financial Quotient
- Formal Dinner and Graduation Ceremony
16th August, 2020 Sunday
- Visiting Boarding Schools in Chester
- Chester City Tour
17th August, 2020 Monday
- Visiting The University of Oxford
- Lecture with The University of Oxford’s Students
- Visiting Bicester Shopping Village
18th August, 2020 Tuesday
- London City Tour (Big Ben, Westminster, Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park, etc.)
- Visiting British Museum
19th August, 2020 Wednesday
- Visiting The University of Cambridge
- Experience: Punting on River Cam
20th August, 2020 Thursday
- Windsor City Tour
- Visiting Windsor Castle
21st August, 2020 Friday
- Departure to Hong Kong
New Beacon Campus is located in Stafford, in the middle of the UK. It takes about 1 hour by train to famous and well-known cities such as London, Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham. Stafford is known as the birthplace of the British Industrial Revolution. In 2015, it was voted the top ten best places for living in the UK.
New Beacon Campus was formerly the area of Staffordshire University, which includes the basic facilities of the university campus such as teaching buildings, library, sports centre, outdoor football fields and student halls. It is located in the “Midland Engine” area planned by the British government. It is a region where British digital technology and high-end manufacturing are concentrated and where the economy is growing fast. Therefore, the campus has focused on digital media and creative industry since 2003. In 2006, Media Technology Centre opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Hong Kong Management Association established a Global Academy UK Centre in New Beacon Campus to deliver educational programmes.
During the programme, students will live in single rooms at the New Beacon Campus’ student halls.
Early Bird Rate: HK$ 28,800 (Early bird rate applies if register and pay on or before 10th April 2020)
The fee is inclusive of accommodation in New Beacon Campus, meals, local transportation, attractions tickets and tips as described in the Programme Schedule.
Participants are responsible for their return tickets to and from the UK, insurance, visa and personal expenses.