Fact and figures

In the past 3 years, over 2,000 faculty, staff and students participated in 30 seminars, workshops, exhibitions and game booth activities on disability awareness as held by the SEN & Diversability Team, Student Affairs Office.

10 student-led activities were / are being sponsored to foster disability inclusion on campus via the Funding Scheme for Student Activities on Special Educational Needs.

Campus Up welcomes your contribution. If you have a great story regarding campus life in HKUST to share with everyone, contact us at campus.up@ust.hk for detail!

There will be no Campus Up during the summer period, and we will see you again in Fall 2018!

22 DAREs (ambassadors for DiversAbility, Advocacy, Resources and Equity) have taken part in the Diversability initiative to support students with SEN at HKUST.
What does SEN mean?

SEN stands for Special Educational Needs. It refers to individual student’s learning needs while facing academic challenges and difficulty in adjustment to learning environment due to a disability or an impairment, that can be a temporary or permanent condition including:

  • Attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Hearing impairment
  • Intellectual disability
  • Mental health
  • Physical disability
  • Special learning difficulties/dyslexia
  • Speech and language impairment
  • Visceral disability/chronic health
  • Visual impairment

Declared SEN students whose needs are verified work with the SEN & Diversability Team on eligible support services on campus.