Ms Yau has been involved in heritage revitalisation and management education since 2009. Her experience included establishing heritage museum and community network for Mei Ho House Revitalisation Project – awardee of 2015 UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Conservation Award; project planning for Bridges Street Market News-Expo Museum Revitalisation Project; as well as lecturer and academic coordinator in Cultural Heritage Management related programmes in HKU SPACE. In 2015, she was selected as the delegate of China to participate in UNESCO first World Heritage Youth Forum in Asia.
She is a part time lecturer teaching cultural heritage significance assessment, intangible cultural heritage, cultural mapping, heritage interpretation, and cultural tourism in local institutions. She is currently a Co-op committee member of Livelihood of Mei Ho House Museum Working Group for Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association, member of Docomomo HK, and Partner of non-profit organization Contemplate Cultural Community.
|2012||Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London|
|Executive Certificate – Entrepreneurship for Creatives|
|2010-2011||The Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|MA in Cultural Management|
|2008-2009||HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education|
|PgDip in Cultural Heritage Management|
|2004-2007||The Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|BA in Japanese Studies|
|2019-present||The University of Hong Kong|
|Centre for Civil Society and Governance|
|2018-2019||The University of Hong Kong|
|Faculty of Social Sciences|
|Policy for Sustainability Lab|
|2014-2018||HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education|
|Colleague of Humanities and Law|
|Architectural Studies Subject Group|
|2013-2014||Hong Kong News-Expo|
|Revitalisation of Bridges Street Market into News-Expo Museum Project|
|2011-2013||Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association|
|Revitalisation of Mei Ho House into Youth Hostel cum Museum Project|
|Last Position as Culture and Community Relations Assistant Manager|
|2009-Present||HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education|
HSBC Rural Sustainability
Yau, W.Y. (2019). Development of lifelong learning education programme in Hong Kong. Proceedings of ICH Pedagogy: Status and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region in Reference to UNESCO’s Overall Results Framework. Seoul: Seoul: International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO.
Yau, W.Y. (2018). Sustaining the Social History and Community Spirit through Revitalizing the Oldest Modernist Social Housing “Mei Ho House” in Hong Kong. In Tostoes, Ana, and Koselj, Nataša, eds. Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change. Proceedings of the 15th International DOCOMOMO Conference. Lisboa: Docomomo International; Ljubljana: Docomomo Slovenia. pp 717-719.
Yau, W.Y. (2018). Community-based participatory approach of cultural mapping for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the International Forum on Unlocking the Potential of Tertiary Education for Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding. Seoul: International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP). Presentation 5.
Kam, K., Law, K., Lim, M., & Yau, W. (2016). Feasibility study of utilizing community-led conservation for sustainable develop of Lai Chi Wo Village (以社区营造为推动荔枝窝村永续发展的可能性. In Vision and Method (視野與方法). Beijing: Chinese Architectural Industry. pp. 155-158.
Law, K., & Yau, W. (2016, August 24). Heritage Threatened by Socio-Political Changes – The Case Study of Hong Kong. Retrieved from http://youngheritageexperts.weebly.com/heritage-in-conflict/-heritage-threatened-by-socio-political-changes-the-case-study-of-hong-kong