180 Degrees Consulting of HKUST

About Us

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

“Provide holistic consultation service for our clients to fulfil their potential, and train up talents with business consulting mindset.”

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 extensive project portfolio with your organisation’s success in us. 

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


Join Us

Applications will open in Fall 2019 for the new academic year 2019/2020.

Information Session Registry: http://bit.ly/180DC1920Fall

Contact Us

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For enquiries, email us at hkust@180dc.org


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

Q: If I don’t attend the information session, may I still apply?
A: Yes, you may. However, we will not be able to send you any materials from the session. Please contact us as soon as possible through email at hkust@180dc.org or facebook if you are interested in joining us to make up the loss! 

Q: If I am not studying business and have no prior knowledge in consulting, can I still join?
A: Yes, definitely! Your talents and skills in certain fields will be useful to create a perspective for our client. There will be training on consulting methodologies provided during the session.




Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

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Sample of Consulting Projects

  • Miscato

    Area: Marketing strategy
    Year: 2015

    Miscato empowers economically disadvantaged groups through basic employment in providing beauty services such as beauty workshops and self-made beauty products.
    180DC at HKUST provided market research and analysis that involved competitor analysis, market positioning, and suggestion of potential clients. We also provided social media strategy that was achieved through Google analytics, and Facebook insights analysis.

    "Consultants' suggestions and overall experience had been pleasant and professional! 180DC has made it easier for us to achieve our aim."

    Likely to implement recommendation: 3/5
  • 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