ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CHEUK YIU CHAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University | Hung Hom, Hong Kong | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because it is a excellent opportunity for me to work with multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams for the same goal. I may contact with people who have similar voice and ambition. It would be my honour to participate in education system. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Pick up your Financial Capability

In Hong Kong, people usually think thatstudents, especially university students canmanage their pockets well as they are themost talented people and learned a lot fromschool. However, this kind of stereotype isabsolutely wrong. So, we need to ask aquestion. Why can our talented universitystudents still suffer from the Ponzi scheme oreven the naked loan trap?Naked loan and P2P loans usually come froma student who lives in poverty and cannotcontrol his desire well. They don't hold thecorrect value to money, needs, and desire.Lending money from the shark is definitely awrong step for money and a vicious cycle.Therefore, I believe that education for financialcapability is the first priority in the city area,especially for university students. Therefore, itis time to do something. I would like to addressfinancial management education to universitystudents on my campus, and in mycommunity. Via education of financialmanagement, it can be a positive change foruniversity students when they try to buysomething, thinking of desire and needs, timeand value, and management for their pocket.

About the Millennium Fellow

Chan cheuk Yiu, a student from the Hong Kong polytechnic university, is a passionate and active person. Currently he is serving as a Millennium Fellow for the Class of 2020.

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