MTR Corporation’s STEM Challenge programme aims to cultivate curiosity and heighten interest in STEM subjects amongst secondary-school students. Using examples from our railway system, the programme illustrates the application of STEM principles in our daily lives, and offers students an opportunity to apply their creativity and technical skills to address a real-world challenge.


Intended for secondary-school students enrolled in Form 2 – Form 5, the programme comprises:


School talks─ STEM@MTR

MTR colleagues will share the application of STEM subjects in the design and operation of a railway system in an interactive way. Click here for details.

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98% of teachers agree and strongly agreed that the talks enhanced students’ knowledge and application of STEM subjects.


Award Programme─ STEM Challenge

Students are invited to form teams and apply their technical skills to develop a proposal that address a specific theme.

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 Programme Benefit 

Analytical thinking

Application of
STEM knowledge


Technical skills

Communications skills

Problem-solving skills

Managing trade offs

Multi-media and visualization skills

Through the Challenge, students can apply their STEM skills, showcase their creativity, and learn to look at problems from different angles, —Professor Dickon H.L. Ng, Chairman, Department of Physics, CUHK

Highlights from
2017- 2018 Academic Year