Announcement: In light of The University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) Tourist Flow Management Scheme that began on 1 May, visitors to UMAG must register before entering the HKU campus (except for Sundays).
However, registered participants of UMAG’s public programmes are not required to also register through the Tourist scheme.
For Tourist registration and further details:

Arts Ambassadors Programme

The Arts Ambassadors Programme is supported by the Whole Person Development Fund under the Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS), and co-organised by the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) and the Cultural Management Office (CMO). It offers HKU students all-rounded immersion in arts and culture through workshops, experiential learning opportunities, and exposure to a diverse range of programmes in town.


What will you do?

–    Lead guided tours for exhibitions and perform museum duties at UMAG

–    Provide ushering services at HKU MUSE concerts

–    Attend compulsory training sessions

–    Enjoy cultural activities on and off campus for free


What will you attain?

–    Learn how to be a docent and get up-close-and-personal with artworks

–    Learn about concert etiquette for the audience

–    Gain practical experience in communication and customer servicing

–    Build up a network and connect with other arts enthusiasts

–    Receive a certificate upon successful completion of the requirements

–    Earn up to 2 credits for ‘Out-of-classroom Learning Experience’ on E-portfolio

–    Receive free tickets to selected cultural events in Hong Kong

–    Receive meals and transportation subsidies


What are the programme details?

–    Period of engagement: September 2023–June 2024

–    4 compulsory training sessions will be conducted (2 times per semester, 1.5hr each time)

–    Sign up for activities based on your availability

–    ‘Out-of-classroom Learning Experience’ Credits [details:]: 20hrs a year = 1 credit; 50hrs a year = 2 credits

–    Some activities may take place in the evenings and during weekends


Who are eligible?

–    Current HKU undergraduate students with good communication skills in spoken and written English

–    Students of all majors, including exchange students, are welcome to apply

–    Interest or prior experience in visual or performing arts would be an advantage


When to apply?

–    Application starts from August 2023

–    Screening and training sessions will commence in September 2023

–    Duties will be assigned according to preferences and slots availabilities


How to apply?

–    Fill in the application form

–    Email your latest transcript or public exam report to Transcripts can be unofficial but need to be legible.

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