HKU VYT 2020

Key Dates

May 25, 2020

July 7, 2020

HKUEMS registration closes at 5pm

August 3, 2020

HKU VYT 2020 PowerPoint submission (template available here ) together with the declaration form (duly signed by the candidate and endorsed by the Primary Supervisor) and submission checklist (signed by the candidate) due at 5pm

August 19, 2020

Voting for Viewers' Choice Award opens at 5pm

August 25, 2020

Voting for Viewers' Choice Award closes at 5pm

End of August 2020

Announcement of Winners

September – December 2020

Online International VYT Competition hosted by The University of Melbourne*


*We will arrange for a candidate of the HKU VYT 2020, who meets the eligibility criteria set by the hosting institution, to represent HKU at the online international VYT competition. In case where the hosting institution concerned only allows PhD candidates to participate in its competition, the highest ranking PhD candidate may be given the chance to represent the University in that competition.

Submitting Your Entry

Submission Deadline: 5pm on August 3, 2020 (NO late submissions will be accepted)


Once you have completed your ePoster:

  1. Save a copy of the PowerPoint file. Only .pptx files will be accepted

  2. Email your entry to with the subject line: ‘HKU VYT Competition Entry’ together with the declaration form and submission checklist

  3. If your file is less than 20MB, you can attach the file to the email

  4. If your file is larger than 20MB, please upload the file to Google Drive or Dropbox and include the link in your email


You are responsible for proof-reading and testing your entry before submission and please make sure your submission reaches KEO before the deadline.  Submissions and requests for amendments of your ePoster beyond the deadline will not be accepted for whatever reasons.


Competition Terms