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

“Provide holistic consultation service for our clients to fulfill their potential.”

With our diverse backgrounds and resources from science, engineering and business elites, we strive to infuse our rich ambiance of entrepreneurial spirit through the projects we take on. We are ready to embark on extensive project portfolio with your organisation’s success in us. Our efforts were recognized when we recieved the Best New Asia Pacific Branch 2015-2016.



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



Applications will open in Fall 2018 for the new academic year 2018/2019.



Q: How can I apply for 180DC?

A: We will send out emails and recruitment information during application season, where we will provide a throrough 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. If you have any questions, please contact us through email at hkust@180dc.org or facebook.


Q: When do applicant results come out?

A: You will be notified through email, regardless of your application success.


Q: Can I apply for 180DC in the spring term?

A: No, applications only open during fall.


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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