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The Faculty of Business and Economics is pleased to introduce a brand new Student Enrichment Programme “Connectivity in Finance” for all first-year students. This Programme allows students to meet with the industry and explore the business world.


  • To allow students to gain fundamental business and financial knowledge
  • To offer students to get in touch with the industry so as to boost their confidence for their future career development.

Programme Details*
Date: March 5-7, 2018 (3 whole days: 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.)

*Exact schedule will be announced upon acceptance to the Programme.

Visits and Workshop

  • Independent Commission Against Corruption Hong Kong (ICAC)
  • Financial Services and Treasury Bureau (FSTB) – meeting with the Undersecretary
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
  • EFG Bank Hong Kong
  • Privé Financial Limited
  • Amplify Trading – Trading Simulation Training

Visits and itinerary are subject to fine-tuning

Programme fee
A refundable deposit of HK$2,000 has to be paid by student participants. The deposit will be refunded to students upon successful completion of the Programme, inclusive of submission of a Programme-end evaluation and a reflection report. Please note that full attendance to every arranged activity is expected, otherwise refundable deposit will be forfeited.

All Year 1 Students with (i) demonstrated interest in the Asset Management and Private Banking industry; and (ii) outstanding engagement in university life/activities

Selection Criteria
Selection will be based on a short essay* (no more than 300 words) and CV of the applicants. Interview might be required. Only selected candidates will be notified of the results.

*Essay topic: What are the essentials to maintain Hong Kong as an international financial centre? What suggestion(s) would you give to the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau (FSTB) that they should do to increase the city’s competitiveness?

Application period
Interested students please put in an application and an essay via the LINK during this following period:

9:00 a.m., January 19, 2018 (Friday) – 12:00 noon, January 29, 2018 (Monday)
Late application will NOT be accepted.

About the Visits/Workshop
Financial Services and Treasury Bureau (FSTB) (
FSTB is a part of the twelve policy bureaux for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. They are responsible for developing and executing government policy on finance and treasury.

EFG Bank Hong Kong (https:/
EFG has a history of entrepreneurship that dates back to when it was established. A former start-up, it has grown and developed into a global bank.

  • 1995: Establishment of the bank in Zurich by two entrepreneurs with a wealth of experience in Swiss private banking
  • Geographical expansion follows as a result of organic growth and acquisitions
  • 2005: Listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • 2016: Combination with BSI, one of Switzerland’s oldest banks (founded in 1873 in Lugano) that has a strong tradition of Swiss private banking and a broad international network.

Privé Financial Limited (
Founded in 2011, Privé Financial Limited is an innovative financial services company incorporated in Hong Kong. Led by an experienced team with over 50 years of experience in the investment banking industry, Privé Financial is on the mission of providing cutting edge investment solutions to investors - both to the mass affluent and directly to institutions through a tailored consultative service. Privé Financial provides a variety of financial services through its award-winning Privé Managers platform - an integrated wealth management, product creation, wealth planning and client relationship management platform that brings the client, advisor and the investment manager into one ecosystem. Privé Financial is a licensed corporation permitted to carry on Type 1 (dealing in securities) regulated activities under the SFO. Privé Financial has recently been selected as Technology Provider of the Year for the Structured Products Asia Awards by Risk Magazine. The award seeks to recognize excellence from both independent FinTech companies and banks that make in-house technology available to B2B clients.

Amplify Trading (
Founded in Canary Wharf in 2009 by Piers Curran and Will de Lucy, Amplify has built a team of traders to execute short-term macroeconomic strategies in the post-crisis era of global market volatility. Placing the highest value on the development of its traders, Amplify has created a ground breaking approach to capital markets training, now integral to many of the world’s largest financial institutions.

Please contact Miss Jessica Luk at email: or phone: (852) 3917 5343.