Each time you make a decision, you plant a seedling into the soil, and by the end of your life in university, you realize all seedlings grow healthily, tons of fruits are hanging on them.
— Derek Yuen
The skill that I used to overcome the obstacles encountered is creative problem-solving. We should never be afraid of failure as it is a step in the process of achieving success.
— Ada Lo
No matter what role you are in the events, being involved in them would only bring you benefits, being connected to the event industry, getting extra ideas in event planning.
— Darren Chow
I learned that “true” or “false” never exists in terms of creativity. I believe writing from my heart, being sincere, instead of faking something to grab others’ attention is always the truth.
— Ho Hiu Man
Everyone can make mistakes, even published papers can be wrong. We should trust our judgment based on our own knowledge, and keep our critical thinking on everything.
— Oscar Ouyang
Whenever you meet challenges or obstacles, you will definitely learn something afterward. So join more competitions, it would be fun and make your university life much more fruitful.
— Christine Suen
Don’t be afraid of trying new things. Neither of my teammates nor I was any good at computing but we still decided to try. I cannot say that our research was flawless but we did learn a lot doing it.
— Toby Chan
Seize and treasure the opportunities in gaining practical experience. The accumulation of experiences could not only build your CV but also your confidence in handling ac-hoc issues.
— Jeremy Lam
PolyU offers many scholarship opportunities, covering academic ones to extra-curricular ones. All of these serve as great motivation and encouragement for us to further learn and grow.
— Anna Tao
I have learned that adhering to the schedule is the most important consideration in a project. We might tend to spend more time than expected to deliver the perfect result for every project stage.
— Yau Hei Chu
Choose your career path wisely before the final year has come. You have three years to find and explore what you want to be and what you don’t want to be.
— Benjamin Fung
During the project, I learned how to manage my time and complete multiple tasks in time. I learned how to adapt to changes in our tasks and how to solve a problem when it arises.
— Safiullah Saad Bin
The key is not to give up easily and cherish any single chance to improve all soft skills. We can have some reflection regularly to know anything that I can do better next time.
— Marco Poon
Try to join some activities that give you international exposure. It was truly amazing how much I learned from those kinds of overseas experiences by interacting with local people.
— Kate Lai
Project planning and time management were important examples, as we designers usually have a lot we would like to achieve and explore within the limited time we have.
— Angel Kwong
Teamwork is the heart of event planning. As you cannot finish the budget, find sponsors, do marketing, research of venues and suppliers on your own.
— Emma Hon
After pitching the idea for many times to a wide spectrum of audiences, the presentation skill that I find most useful is to attract people’s attention in the beginning by telling stories and asking them to think for a while.
— Karina Ngai
I want to express my love of sport and nature through the sport collection. Combining the smocking and Chinese brush painting into the design can show the harmonious and calm atmosphere from the nature scenery.
— Sally Au
Recognition and praise industry is only a gateway to more. This experience is just a baby step, from the knowledge we gain from this project humbles us from knowing there are more to come. One must keep working hard.
— Bear Cheng
I began by publishing my research results to a renowned international scientific journal and I was invited to give a presentation in the 2020 OARSI World Congress on Osteoarthritis to gain academic recognition.
— Toby Li
When COVID19 broke out, our team decided that homeless organizations would need extra materials to keep the place clean with so many people sheltered in tight space.
— Minju Kim
Internship is a only practice step, it also provides a period to get in touch with the proficient people in a real workplace. It is a great opportunity to broaden your horizon to the industry.
— Ronald Li
The knowledge that I have gained can be a testimony that learning physics doesn’t have to be boring and only through textbooks and exams. There are so many potential for STEM education.
— Sam Lin
Planning and research is the key. At the beginning of the season, they should construct a milestone plan, determine their design, manufacturing and testing period. At the same time, do a lot of research in order to enrich the knowledge required on technical design or team management as soon as possible.
— Brian Tam
Digital programming was a new technique that I have mastered during the whole design process. I think programming is one of the essential knowledge and skills to product designer in the future.
— Jack Wong
I now have a better understanding of the needs and aesthetics of the judges and customers of shoe design and doing better in each design competition!
— Jenny Cheung
After all the difficulties, stay optimistic about taking on new challenges.
— Lois Chiu
I always believe, education is the most powerful tool you can use to change the world.
— Jenny Tung
I want to practice what I have learned from the class and do something meaningful.
— Cherry Chung
To optimize robot’s performance and to minimize the potential risk, we never stopped our research, analysis, experiments, and practice on the robot, again and again.
— Ji-ho SHIN
I think design shapes our everyday life, as well as the culture surrounding us.
— Cindy Chan Ho Yee