The Academy aspires to become an institution of choice for talented young international students who are excited and motivated to explore the performing arts in Asia. In year 2018/19, over 50% of the non-local students were coming from China. In order to attract gifted students from Mainland, School of Chinese Opera organised a student recruitment tour in Guangzhou on 9 December 2018. It was targeted to recruit two batches of students, musicians and actors. Most of the candidates had solid training in Chinese Opera. They were keen to come study in Hong Kong as they were well aware of the unique and favourable environment for them in Hong Kong. The Office joined the tour and supported the logistic arrangement for the audition held atGuangdong Opera House.