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Interested to learn more about Capstone Ninja? Want to get more support to help your students complete their capstone project? Contact us today! We will help you design capstone project writing and presentation language materials based on student and teacher needs. 

Capstone Ninja



English Language Support

• Receive English language tips specific to the capstone project
• Identify the major components of your report
• Find relevant and discipline-related examples on the language use for capstone project


To-do List

• Manage all your capstone project deadlines
• Create and add your own to-do items
• Receive reminders and alerts



• Communicate with your supervisor and group mates
• Schedule meetings and get answers to your questions
• Receive pop-up alerts 


Capstone Ninja


  • "Capstone Ninja improves my students’ English and technical writing skills for their project proposals and reports.” - (Dr. Ho Ivan Wang Hei, Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • "Capstone Ninja makes it easy to remind students of project deadlines.” - (Dr. Lam Kim Hung, Applied Biology and Chemical Technology)
  • “The learning modules refresh students' knowledge of scientific paper writing conventions.” – (teacher’s perspective, English Language Teaching Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • “[My favorite features are] notifications [and] messaging to all students simultaneously.” – (teacher’s perspective, Earth System Science Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • “Capstone Ninja is useful especially when telling us what it is expected in each part.” - (student’s perspective, Logistics and Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • "The app teaches students about grammar that we would need to use by providing some useful examples.” - (student’s perspective, Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • “[The app provides] an instant messaging platform between supervisors and students [and] deadline reminders.” – (student’s perspective, Earth System Science Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • “There are suggestions and learning materials which help me understand how I should write my reports.” – (student’s perspective, Earth System Science Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Capstone Ninja


Introducing Capstone Ninja

What can you find inside Capstone Ninja? In this video, you will learn more about Capstone Ninja and how the app can help students with writing, presenting and managing their capstone project. 

Supervisor Tips: How to Prepare Your FYP/Capstone Projects

What advise do supervisors want to give students as they take on a major project in their final year? In this video, Dr Ivan Ho shares his tips to help students prepare for their capstone projects. 

How to Use Capstone Ninja

Enhancing Students’ English through Capstone Ninja

Why develop a mobile app on English for capstone projects? Project team members explain their motivation for designing and developing Capstone Ninja, and share some of their achievements.

News & Events


3rd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum

Committed to presenting multiple perspectives on English Across the Curriculum (EAC) and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), the conference is set to expand the scholarship in this increasingly important aspect of education. Academics and educators from universities and schools around the world are welcome.


  1. Chen, J., Chan, C., & Ng, A. (2021). English across the curriculum: Four journeys of synergy across disciplines and universities. In H. Lee, and B. Spolsky (Eds), Localizing global English: Asian perspectives and practices (pp.84-103). Oxon: Routledge.
  2. Chen, J., Chan, C., Man, V., & Tsang, E. (2021). Helping students from different disciplines with their final year/capstone project: Supervisors’ and students’ needs and requests. In B. Morrison, J. Chen, L. Lin, & A. Urmston. (Eds.) English across the curriculum: Voices from around the world (pp.91-106). WAC Clearinghouse. DOI: 10.37514/INT-B.2021.1220.2.05
  3. Chan, C., Man, V., Chen, J., Davis C. & Tsang, E. (forthcoming). English Across the Curriculum: Helping Students with their Capstone Projects via an Interactive Mobile App. Best Practices in English Teaching and Learning in Hong Kong Higher Education. Routledge.
  4. Lim, G., & Ho, I. (2021). Mobile App and Final Year Project Proposal Writing for Engineering Students. English Across the Curriculum: Voices from Around the World (pp.109-125). Fort Collins, CO: WAC Clearinghouse and Colorado State University Press. DOI: 10.37514/INT-B.2021.1220.2.06
  5. Chen, J., & Yap, V. (2020). Exploring the use of a mobile application designed for capstone projects for Hong Kong tertiary students. ICERI2020 Proceedings, (pp.9033 - 9040). IATED. DOI: 10.21125/iceri.2020.2008

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