Youth Matters
Let's innovate!
Social Innovation Centre
What is the Federation's new initiative, the Social Innovation Centre, all about?

Serving as a platform, giving young enterprising and innovative entrepreneurs the space to question, discover, connect, experiment and create new business and start-up ideas.

Located in Wong Chuk Hang, come and see what young innovators are up to; share your experiences and partner us for the future!

For more details contact Ken Ngai, tel 3755 7062 or Miranda Wong, tel 3755 7006.
Hong Kong ICT Awards: Innovative YBHK start-ups and HSBC Youth Business Award Winners hit the jackpot
Hong Kong ICT Awards
Five companies nurtured by HKFYG won Hong Kong ICT Awards in five categories this year, with Playmore Ltd scooping both a Grand and a Gold Award.
Well done to all of them!
Playmore Ltd Best SME ICT category: Grand Award and Gold (Product) Award for the Team More Enterprise Communication Platform
Happy-Retired Co Ltd Best ICT Startup (Social Innovation) category: Silver Award for its website and app
Mediaon Ltd Best Lifestyle category: Certificate of Merit for the WeShare information website
EcoSage Ltd Best Mobile Apps category: Certificate of Merit for its Recycle E
Twitchy Finger Ltd Best Digital Entertainment category: Special Mention (Computer Graphics) for Furball Rampage
More details
Enquiries Gary Tang 3595 0945

Winners at Final Judging of Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2015 ~ From Theory to Practice‧Develop Science Potential
Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2015
Congratulations to you all!
Heep Yunn School:
Junior Division Invention Group
St Paul's Co-educational College:
Junior Division Investigation Group
Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Yuen Long): Senior Division Invention Group
St Paul's Co-educational College: Senior Division Investigation Group
Teams from Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Yuen Long) and King's College were also selected for the I-SWEEEP 2015 contest in Houston, US, 7-12 May. Well done to all of them!
The main aim of the competition, co-organized by HKFYG, is to build young people's interest in science and technology.Thanks go to partners, the Education Bureau, the Hong Kong Science Museum, the Innovation and Technology Commission, the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. Head Judges on 11 April were Prof Wong Yuk-shan, President, Open University, HK and Prof Henry NC Wong, Head, New Asia College, Dean of Science, Chinese University of HK. Mr Johann Wong, Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, was the Guest of Honour. Guests representing other partners were Dr Catherine Chan Ka-ki, Deputy Secretary for Education, & Ms Karen Sit, Director, Hong Kong Science Museum. Mr Kenneth Chen represented HKFYG as one of the judges.
More details
Enquiries Mr Kimpton So 2561 6149
Coming Soon
Jade Art Mother's Day Sale with 20% off at HKFYG social enterprise shop: PMQ 26 April till 10 May
Jade Art Mother's Day Sale
Jade Art sells unique jewellery inspired by Chinese tradition. To celebrate Mother's Day, there will be discounts of 20% upwards on stunning, exclusive accessories. Every piece you buy will support HKFYG's effort to promote Chinese art and culture to young people. Select your favourite for a beloved lady to show how much you appreciate her dedication to your family! There will also be a chance to meet the shop's consultant designer, Mrs Lisa Cheung.
Discover special offers at
VIP pre-sale 25 April 2015
Open sale dates 26 April -10 May
Location S511, Block A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, HK
Opening hours 1pm- 8pm daily
Enquiries Brenda Yip 3755 7101 or Rex Lo 2803 2819

HKFYG's Study Planning Centre now recruiting enthusiastic volunteers as peer counsellors for DSE students
Study Planning Centre volunteers
When the public HKDSE exam results are released this summer many young people will have doubts and queries. Hotline and online counselling services at the Federation move into gear to cater for their needs. The Federation's Study Planning Centre is now seeking volunteer peer counsellors, aged 18 or above at post-secondary education level, to provide them with emotional support and advice, plus information on further studies.
Details and enrollment
Enquiries Mr Ng 2788 3433
Thank YOU partners
Thank you partners
Project iSmart - iSmarter with Hong Kong Police Force New Territories South Regional Crime Prevention Office
Nearly 100 13-18 year-olds in Tsuen Wan, Kwai Tsing and Tung Chung districts have signed up as volunteers with this project. They will pass on a message about being 'iSmarter' on mobile apps and social media and build awareness about cybercrime prevention among their peers. HKFYG's partner is the Hong Kong Police Force New Territories South Regional Crime Prevention Office. Mr Wong Yiu-chung, MH, Vice-chairman of the Kwai Tsing District Fight Crime Committee as well as Mr James Lam Yat-fung, principal of Lions College, were VIP guests at the kickoff ceremony on 10 April 2015 at the HKFYG Jockey Club Kwai Fong Youth SPOT.
More details

Enquiries Bob Lee tel 2487 6151

Project Job-tionary kicks off with Home Affairs Bureau at Youth Career Expo
HKFYG's Youth Employment network has support from the Home Affairs Bureau for this life planning programme designed for all Secondary 3-6 students. Project Job-tionary,《職業字典》計劃, features 5 upcoming events: a Youth Career Expo, Career Sharing, online quiz for Secondary 3 students, a Learning Styles Workshop and a micro movie competition. From this summer there will also be a website with information on over 150 jobs. The programme runs through until February 2017.
Venue Youth Career Expo, Discovery Park, Tsuen Wan
Date 4 May 2015
Enquiries Gary Tang or Cheung Chi-wai 3113 7999

Dr Eleanor Wong Arts Learning Scholarship Scheme in Tin Shui Wai
Imagine being at school in Tin Shui Wai, with little access to cultural events or opportunities. This 2-year programme, enabled by donations from Dr Eleanor Wong, offers Chinese painting and calligraphy, ballet dancing, and an introduction to western and Chinese musical instruments to underprivileged students. Already, the first Tin Shui Wai community-based orchestra has been set up. Now, territory-wide recruitment, with priority to New Territories North and West districts, is taking place for the second intake. Participants, who are invited to join the Dr Eleanor Wong Arts Learning Scholarship Scheme Alumni and give back to the community, will be selected after auditions in June.
Venue Jockey Club Tin Yuet Youth SPOT
More details
Enquiries Emily Man 2445 5777
JUST Published
Youth SPOT magazine April 2015 Number 29 on your desk very soon
Focusing on housing, a hot topic for teenagers and other young people, this issue looks at what they can hope for in the future. In Hong Kong, for all those who want to live independently, there is a serious problem, frustration and a deep sense of helplessness.
Available in print at all HKFYG outlets and centres
Online at
Enquiries Tiffany Lam 3755 7041

What does Universal Retirement Protection mean to youth?
New HKFYG journal explores attitudes

HKFYG Journal of Youth Studies No. 35
Now available from the Federation's Youth Now available from the Federation's Youth Research Centre, this issue of the HKFYG Journal of Youth Studies focuses on understanding the affordability of financial assistance for the elderly, a topical subject for an ageing society. It includes discussion on financial education and young people's attitudes to reform of retirement protection and allowances schemes. Also included are articles about challenges for business young start-ups in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan and Macao.
Full abstracts Youth and the Universal Retirement Protection Scheme: What it Means for them. HKFYG Journal of Youth Studies number 35 at:

Enquiries Queenie Lau 3755 7042