English Language Buddy Scheme (ELBS)

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Opening ceremony: 29 February 2024

Closing ceremony:   25 April 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Registration period: 8 February - 27 April 2024

Open Area of the Language Commons (Room 3018, Lifts 2 and 3)

The English Language Buddy Scheme (ELBS), offered by the iLANG team (Center for Language Education), is a great opportunity to socialize and be engaged in various fun activities guided by enthusiastic English speaking buddies. 

Each English buddy will accompany 6 participants in the immersive learning journey which will help them to: 

  • Enlarge their social circles at HKUST by meeting friends from different schools and departments 
  • Explore interesting places and take up new hobbies for study-life balance and better cultural understanding 
  • Develop their interpersonal communication skills through interactive group gatherings

Save the dates and register to join us for more rewarding experiences! 

  • Opening ceremony: 29 February 2024
  • Three 2-hour group gatherings: 1 March - 23 April 2024 (flexible schedules to be decided by group members)
  • Closing ceremony:   25 April 2024
Registration Dates 8 Feb 2024 – 27 Feb 2024
Language(s)

English

Target Audience

UG

PG

Maximum Number of Participants 30
Duration 10 hours (2 hours x 5 activities)
Registration

Online registration on a first come first served basis.

Skills

Speaking

Categories

Chit-chat
Group interaction
Social English
Language & Culture

Rules

All the participants should join in 3 gatherings and the closing ceremony to be eligible for the certificate of participation. 

Enquiry

Email: lcclbp@ust.hk
Telephone: 2358-5017
Office: Language Commons (Room 3018, Lifts 2&3)