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Summer Programme for Secondary School Student 2019

Date: 22 Jul 2019

90 S5 and S6 students from 40 local secondary schools joined the Summer Programme 2019 on 16-17 July. The one-day experiential programme consisted of interactive activities, campus tour and workshop for students who are passionate about optometry and aiming to be a healthcare professional in the future.

Participants toured the PolyU campus, optometry clinics and the clinical laboratories, as well as gained insights on optometry discipline and information on career prospects from the sharing by academic staff and resident optometrists. Interactive activities such as the use of eye examination stimulator and stereopsis workshop helped students to gain a better understanding of the eye care profession.

22 participants joined the extended hands-on activities on 19-20 July 2019. After the training, participants along with the students from the School of Optometry visited a non-governmental social welfare organization to provide community vision screening services to low-income families.

☉ Dr Patrick Ting, Clinical Associate, conduct a workshop on stereopsis and visual communication to students.

☉ Students visit the Optometry Research Clinic at PolyU.

☉ The group photo of participants, students and staff after providing vision screening services to the community in the extended day of the programme.