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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay
Hong Kong


Q : What is Mentoring Program?
A : This is a program designed to broaden students’ horizons. A mentor will be assigned to each mentee to facilitate their educational, social and personal growth.
Q : Can year 3 students apply this program?
A : Yes, every MAE student is eligible of applying this program.
Q : What activities I can join in this program?
A : There are gathering dinners for mentors and mentees to meet. We will also invite some of the mentors to give speech or seminar to share their experience. Between each pair of mentor and mentee, we encourage activities like firm visits.
Q : How often should the mentee meet mentor?
A : This depends on the schedule of the mentor and mentee. However, a mentee should communicate with the mentor regularly.
Q : Who are the mentors?
A : The mentors are mainly professionals from different fields. Some of them are the alumni of the HKUST.
Q : After I graduate next year, can I be a mentor?
A : Yes. All alumni are encouraged to join, no matter how recent their graduation.
Q : How long can I keep my mentor?
A : Each mentee is assigned a mentor for the duration of the year. If you would like to be in contact with a mentor for longer than a year, you may do so outside the programme.