180 Degrees Consulting of HKUST

Join Us

The recruitment period for the new academic year 2021/22 BEGINS NOW.

Register for our Information Session: https://bit.ly/180DCHKUSTInfoSession

We will send the application package shortly after the 2nd info session exclusively to info session attendees.

About Us

Driven by ambitious and socially-aware founding members with hands-on experience in industries from non-profit organizations, startups to corporations, the establishment of 180 Degrees Consulting at HKUST aims to:

Develop high-caliber and socially-conscious students to work with NGOs and social enterprises to develop innovative, practical, and sustainable solutions to help them turn challenges into opportunities.

With our diverse backgrounds and resources from business, engineering, humanities, and science elites, we strive to infuse our rich ambiance of entrepreneurial spirit through the projects we take on. In a diverse team setting of cross disciplines, years, and nationalities, we are ready to embark on an extensive project portfolio with your organization’s success in us. 

Our efforts were recognized when we received the Best New Asia Pacific Branch 2015-2016.


Contact Us

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For inquiries, email us at [email protected]


Q: How can I apply for 180DC?
A: We will send out emails and recruitment information during the recruitment period, where we will provide a thorough description of when and how to apply. So please read carefully and stay alert for any new release of information and updates! 

Q: If I don’t attend the information session, may I still apply?
A: Yes, you may email us at [email protected] with valid reason and proof. We will send you the cloud recording and PowerPoint of the info. session. However, you will miss the application and interview tips.

Q: If I am not studying business and have no prior knowledge in consulting, can I still join?
A: Yes, definitely! We are looking for passionate students with high problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills from different backgrounds. There will also be training on consulting methodologies provided by professional consultants, alumni, and our seniors.


Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

Sample of Consulting Projects

  • Teach For Hong Kong Foundation Limited

    Area: Image Repositioning and Marketing Strategy
    Year: 2020

    Our main objective is to propose image repositioning and marketing strategies for TFHK’s Fellowship Programme with the context of TFHK’s strategic priorities

    Client Feedback:
    NPS: 10/10
    Professionalism: 5/5
    Understanding: 4/5
    Deliverables: 5/5
    Recommendations: 5/5
  • The Zubin Mahtani Gidumal Foundation Limited

    Area: Client Funding Strategy
    Year: 2020

    Our main objective for the project is to provide strategic solutions to a local charity focused on ethnic minorities. After conducting market research and analysis on their donor and marketing strategies, we have delivered immediate and tangible solutions to secure sustainable financial resources as well as engaging and retaining donors.

    Client Feedback:
    NPS: 9/10
    Professionalism: 5/5
    Understanding: 5/5
    Deliverables: 4/5
    Recommendations: 5/5
  • Refugee Union

    Area: Client Funding Strategy
    Year: 2020

    Our consultants implemented our deliverables with the main objective to increase RU’s monetary donations. We divided our project into Crowdfunding Campaign and Marketing Reform, which go hand-in-hand to provide greater awareness of RAS problems in Hong Kong.

    “Excellent work and positive contribution towards Refugee Union.Thank you very much!”
    NPS: 10/10
    Professionalism: 5/5
    Understanding: 5/5
    Deliverables: 5/5
    Recommendations: 5/5
  • Eldpathy

    Area: Client Expansion Strategy
    Year: 2016

    Eldpathy uses self-designed suit equipped with restraints in providing physical and behavioural training that aims to foster participants’ empathy for elderly.
    180DC at HKUST assisted Eldpathy to identify potential industries and targetable corporates in B2B market. Our consultants also successfully devised strategic plan for Eldpathy’s new service offering

    "Impressed with the insights presented by 180DC at HKUST' consultants that leveraged on professional framework and thorough analysis."

    Likely to implement recommendation: 4/5

Branch Leadership Team