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Terms & Conditions

Applicants of HKU Impact: Social Media Competition will be deemed to have read, understand and accept the following terms and conditions. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to all HKU PG students whose are in their penultimate year or final year of study.
  • Students who are ineligible to participate will be disqualified from the competition.

Publicity and Copyrights 

  • Applicants must present their own research and should note that due to the nature of the competition, the entries will be shared and publicized on the social media platforms and/or university’s websites for promoting knowledge exchange.
  • Applicants retain full ownership of any intellectual property associated with their competition entries.
  • All proposals submitted to the competition and their delivery do not infringe on any intellectual property right of any third party.
  • By entering the competition, applicants agree that their entries may be used by the Knowledge Exchange Office, HKU (KEO) for publicity.
  • Applicants automatically grant permission to KEO to distribute and publish their competition entries including but not limited to printed and online media.
  • No plagiarism is allowed.


  • The Knowledge Exchange Office reserves all rights to matters relating to the competition – including competition rules, disputes and disqualifications.