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Master of Science in Business Management - Video Competition

  • Date

    01 Feb - 09 Mar 2023

  • Organiser

    Faculty of Business

  • Time

    00:00 - 23:59

  • Venue



My “BM” story: students should share the learning experience, campus life and extracurricular activities they have experienced during the BM program.



  • Current MSc BM students and MSc BM alumni. MSc BM alumni are required to form a team with at least 1 current MSc BM student.
  • Contestants may work in teams of a maximum of 4 members.

Contestants working in teams or on their own will be collectively referred to as “Contestant”.


The Video

Each Contestant will submit 1 video entry of a maximum duration of 3 minutes. The video entry will be uploaded onto YouTube or Bilibili under an account created by the Contestant. The privacy setting of the video entry should be set to “Unlisted”, and comments are disabled. The video will be tagged “#PolyUMScBM”.



  1. Video entries submission period: 1 to 7 February 2023
  2. Announcement of shortlisted entries: 10 February 2023

  3. Cut-off day: 1 March 2023, 6:00 pm (HKT)

  4. Award Presentation Ceremony: 9 March 2023



  1. The video entry will address the theme of the Competition. Examples of contents are: personal learning experiences, memorable moments in the programme, interesting observations, etc.
  2. Format of works: reels, short videos, animation, etc. The video should be less than 3 minutes.

  3. The video entry will be in one or more of the following languages: Cantonese, Putonghua and English. Videos with subtitles in English plus Traditional or Simplified Chinese are required.

  4. The Contestant will carry out post-production after shooting, including subtitles, background music and sound effects, graphics, captions, visual effects, animation, voice-over, etc.

  5. The Contestant will need to submit the video entry in mp4 format and 16:9 aspect ratio to PolyU/FB upon request. The Contestant will also grant his/her consent to PolyU/FB to post the video entry on social media or other PolyU/FB designated channels.

  6. PolyU and FB logos will be provided by PolyU, and the application of these logos shall conform to the PolyU/FB Brand Communication Guidelines.

  7. Any royalty and license issues that may arise from the videos for online and offline usages should be cleared before submitting the video entry.

  8. The video entry should not contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, defamatory or slanderous. It should not promote bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

  9. The video entry will comply with the YouTube/Bilibili Terms of Service.


Video Entry Submission

The Contestant will send the link of the uploaded video on YouTube/Bilibili by 7 Feb 2023, 23:59 pm (HKT) to . The email will also need to contain the following information:

  • Name(s) of Contestant(s)
  • Whether the Contestants are current students or alumni. If the Contestants are MSc BM alumni, please indicate the year(s) of graduation.

  • Contacts of Contestants

  • A brief illustration of a maximum of 100 words that explains the creative concept of the video entry.



Winner HKD 8,000 and a certificate of award
1st Runner-up HKD 6,000 and a certificate of award
2nd Runner-up HKD 4,000 and a certificate of award
Distinction Award HKD 2,000 and a certificate of MSc BM Programme Promotion Helper
Merit Award HKD 500 and a certificate of MSc BM Programme Promotion Helper
The rest of the Contestants will receive a PolyU souvenir from FB


Terms and Conditions

  • Contestants agree to be bound by the competition rules and decisions of the PolyU/FB judges. The judges’ decision is final.
  • The Contestant shall warrant that the video does not infringe upon the patent or copyright of any third party. In the case of any claim or action brought against the PolyU/FB, its employees or agents alleging infringement of any patent or copyright in respect of the video, the Contestant shall indemnify and hold the PolyU/FB, its employees and agents harmless against all costs and damages arising out of such alleged infringement and undertake to defend or settle such claim or action at the expense of the Contestant.

  • The Contestant shall be responsible for complying with the enactments, orders, regulations or other instruments issued by the Government of Hong Kong or other competent authority in Hong Kong. The Contestant shall indemnify PolyU/FB against any penalty, loss or cost arising as a result of the Contestants failure to comply with any of the said enactments, orders, regulations, or other instruments.

  • If any dispute arises between the PolyU/FB and the Contestant in reference to the implementation of this Competition, or any part thereof, PolyU/FB or Contestant may forthwith give to the other party written notice requiring the matter to be referred to a single arbitrator, in accordance with the procedures governed by the Arbitration Ordinance, whose decision shall be final, and binding on the parties. The costs of such reference shall be in the discretion of the arbitrator.

  • The Competition shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong.

  • The Contestant must ensure that the submitted video has been created ethically and they make related declarations in the submission.

  • Contestant is not allowed to cause or encourage any inaccurate measurements of the Competition result, including by paying people or providing them with incentives to increase a video’s views and likes or otherwise manipulate metrics in any manner.

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