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Entrepreneurship Support

Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory (HEL)

Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory is a trial-and-error lab for students to experiment their ideas tackling community challenges in Student Hostels and Tuen Mun District. LEI & OSA are now planning a series of training workshops and a competition to build an Innovation and Entrepreneurship community within Lingnan Hostels. The winning teams will have a chance to receive up to HKD 20,000 Student Entrepreneurial Exploration Development (SEED) Fund and Student Activities Fund.  Sign up before 26 JAN!


Program Details & Important Dates:

Dates & Time Program Details (Click to sign up)
26 Jan | by 12nn Sign up for Training Workshops and Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory
1 Feb | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm Workshop 1: Empathy and Design Thinking in Hostel Context (3 ILP units)
4 Feb | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Workshop 2: Business Model Canvas (3 ILP units)
17 Feb | 12:00 nn Submission of Pitch Deck
22 Feb | 4:30 pm – 6:30pm Final Pitch

ILP: 3 units per workshop (Residential Education)

Application Deadline: 26 JAN,2021 | 12 nn 


Five Main Themes:

  1. Sustainable Development  
  2. New Age Development  
  3. Big Data and Artificial Intelligence 
  4. Social Inclusion 
  5. Health and well-being 


Who Can Join:

  • Student can either register individually or as a team. If students register as a team, each team must consist of a minimum of 2 members but not more than 5 members.
  • Student must be resided in hostels at Lingnan University.
  • Student must be full-time undergraduate degree seeking.
  • Click here to sign-up an account and complete a start-up badge on AWS Educate (Approximately 3-4 hours).



Eligibility to apply for HKD 20,000 Students Entrepreneurial Exploration Development (SEED) Fund: 

  1. Current Lingnan students of all years and disciplines are welcome
  2. Project teams who have received Innovation and Impact Fund (IIF) will not be considered for the SEED Fund


Non-selected teams: 

Apply for Student Activities Fund (SAF), click here for more details. 


Eligibility to apply for HKD 20,000 IIF fund:  

  • At least one full-time LU student as Project Leader (PL) and have at least one full-time academic staff member as project advisor 



LEI Team

Nicholas Ooi
Email:  | Phone: 2616 8072

Email:  | Phone: 2616 8061

Jessica Wong

Email: Email:  | Phone: 2616 8063

Carly Leung

Email: | Phone: 2616 8067


OSA Team

Nans Leung

Email: | Phone: 2616 7365

Sita Wong 

Email: | Phone: 2616 7405