Timo Sysiö (BSc, MPhil)
Alumnus Timo Sysiö (BSc, MPhil), an attaché at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Finland), hosted an exclusive visit to the Ministry for HKU students and alumni on April 26, 2019. Great to see a growing alumni network in Northern Europe!
Terry Chan 陳國宣 (BSocSc 1999; MSW 2001; MSocSc 2007)
Karen Chau 周雅欣 (BNurs 2009)
Amanda Yik 易琪 (LLB 1999; PCLL 2000; MSocSc 2009)
Raymond Lo 盧毓信 (BSc (Eng) 1986)
2018 marks the 10th anniversary of HKU alumni climbing Kilimanjaro. Terry Chan, founder of CruxPro Limited, has led expeditions to Africa's highest mountain, as well as other famed peaks.
Dr Peter Lee 李浩翔 PGDE 2005; EdD 2014
Dr Peter Lee’s new poetry chapbook, "Something Celebrative or Immortal Under Another Birdless Sky", by Jamii Publishing
Leung Sing-fai 梁承暉 (1957-2017) MBBS 1982
Dr Leung Sing-fai, a clinical oncologist, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2017.
Miranda Wong 黃好儀 BSocSc 2004
Inspired by the slogan "HKUnited We Run", Miranda joined the HKU Marathon Team, which she would like to "do something" for the HKU family. The "can-do” spirit further drives Miranda to join the 10Km race and Full Marathon (42.195Km) in 2007 and 2017 respectively.
Ray Zhong 鍾潤陽 PhD 2013
Dr Ray Zhong is the first awardee of the New Zealand Chinese Youth Scientist Award 2017. He is a lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand where he moved to after obtaining his PhD from the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU in 2013.
Pauline Tse 謝麗僑 MSc(ECom&IComp) 2002
What began as a reunion of HKU’s Master of Science in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing (MEICOM) in 2003 became a life-transforming Marathon journey for one alumna – Pauline Tse. She went from being a sedentary office lady to a recently honoured champion of the World Marathon Majors...
Teddy Law 羅榮輝 MSc(EnvMan) 2008
Teddy Law, founder of the hiking website Oasistrek 綠洲 and writer of the publication《咫尺山林：香港郊野的思緒漫遊》, said Hong Kong is not as “concrete” as we think, and it is no less beautiful than other travel regions and countries popular among Hong Kong people.
Yuxin Hou 侯昱鑫 BBA(IBGM) 2009
International Business and Global Management graduate Yuxin Hou has a career that truly involves global management and not only that, it challenges the norm. He is the Manager of China Business at The Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), a Hong Kong-based independent think tank and the Project Manager of "The other Hundred" - an international photography competition and photobook project that showcases 100 worldwide photo-stories, each moving beyond stereotypes and introducing readers to the vast majority of people and cultures overlooked by the mainstream media.
Raymond Chow 周學文 Riccian; BSocSc 1987
Nineteen Riccians, mostly in their 50s, reached the summit top at Mount Hehuan – Wuling – at 3,275 meters (10,745 feet) on bicycles. Mount Hehuan is Taiwan’s tallest mountain accessible by road, and Wuling is generally heralded as the hallmark of cycling, the "Mecca" of cyclists.
Adam Wong 黃子賢 BEcon&Fin 2006
Billy Choi 蔡英泰 BEcon&Fin 2005
Argo Yeung 楊文友 MSc(EnvMan) 2015
Adam Wong, Billy Choi and Argo Yeung began their triathlon adventures less than two years ago. They enjoy every triathlon race, not because they want to beat their competitors but because, as a team, they get to push their limits even further than they can alone.
Old Ghost 老鬼 BSc(QFin) 2015
Kay BA 2013
Poison Boy 毒男 BsocSc 2015
Sister 姐姐 BsocSc 2016
TA BEng 2014
(All pen names)
Old Ghost (pen name) was inspired by a comic to gather a group of like-minded people to write a book about dreams. He truly believe in the idea of pursuing dreams, even after the failures he faced at university.
Winnie Siu Davies 蕭愛冰 BA 1996
Winnie, a Fine Art alumna who has exhibited works in the Asia-Pacific region, Italy and Canada, set up her workshop in a Fo Tan industrial building back in 2006 and has been participating in the annual Open Studios. Ten years later, she is now the organiser of this annual event.
Tsang Hwa 張華 Mathematics alumna
Alfred Tang 唐叔虞 BSc(Eng) 1956
Wilfred Tang, son of alumna Tsang Hwa, who resides in the United States, visited HKU with his family to search for the plaque of King Edward VII Scholars, as his mother was an awardee back in 1954.
Chan Lut-ming 陳律銘 MBBS 2007
“Poetry is like a riddle. You have to guess what I mean. And a good poem always has a key to unlock it.” Currently working as a medical doctor in a palliative care ward, Chan Lut-ming has “numerous encounters with different people, in which the human ‘touch’ generates ‘feelings’” that drive him to write poems.
Daniel Chik 戚子傑 BEng(MedE) 2007; PhD 2012
Annie Cheng 鄭曉華 BEng(MedE) 2007; PhD 2012
Alvin Zhang 張偉 PhD 2015
Barbara Chan 陳佩 Associate Dean of Engineering
Medical startups in Hong Kong are far and few between. However, one such startup is Living Tissues Company Limited (in short Living Tissues) and it is also one of the ten winners of DreamCatchers 100K 2016, which was awarded HK$100,000 after competing against 17 other startups.
Nancy Yung 容慧心 BSocSc 2002
Gary Leung 梁鈞浩 BSc(ActuarSc) 2002
Startups are not a recent trend for fresh graduates. Nancy and Gary, now husband and wife who graduated from Faculty of Social Sciences nearly 15 years ago, also walked away from stable career paths after spotted a gap in the market to found Red Publish 紅出版, one of Asia’s leading publishers.
Natasha Khan 簡淑陵 BBA(Law) 2006; LLB 2007; MJ 2011
Deirdre Bosa MJ 2010
Billy Wong 黃盛強 BJ 2015
Shari Nijman MJ 2011
Lily Lee 李理 MJ 2010
Richard Macauley MJ 2010
Diego Laje MJ 2009
Natalie Wang 王屹芝 MJ 2010
Sanchez Wang 王嘉鵬 MJ 2009
Jeremy Blum MJ 2013
Jonathan Stray MJ 2010
Fion Li 李佩瑜 BJ 2007
Whereabouts are the alumni of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre?
Professor Y C Cheng 鄭耀宗 BSc 1963
Professor Philip Wong 黃漢森 BSc(Eng) 1982
Professor Lai Pui-to 黎沛濤 BSc(Eng) 1981; PhD 1985
Dr Kevin Chau 周顯良 BSc(Eng) 1980
Dr Hung Kwok-kwong 洪國光 BSc(Eng) 1982; PhD 1987
Dr Lim Hong-seh 林方世 BSc(Eng) 1981
Dr Liu Zhihong 劉志宏 PhD 1990
Dr James Ma 馬志堅 PhD 1992
To express their gratitude towards their mentor and teacher Professor YC Cheng 鄭耀宗教授, former HKU Vice-Chancellor (1996-2000) and past Dean of Engineering (1987-1989), a group of alumni initiated a donation to establish the YC Cheng Engineering Scholarship last year. It will support Engineering students to participate in overseas learning.
Professor Ying Chan 陳婉瑩 BSocSc 1970
To celebrate the first chapter of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre under the leadership of its founding director Professor Ying Chan, more than 300 journalists, academics, local business leaders, students and alumni gathered on August 31 in HKU’s historic Loke Yew Hall.
Zhu Yiqing 朱一青 BEcon&Fin Year4
Zhou Fangwen 周方聞 LLB Year 3
Guo Yanan 郭雅楠 BSocSc 2016; MPhil Year 1
Non-local students have many ways to explore and leave traces of their vibrant university life in Hong Kong. Finance student Zhu Yiqing chose to found the literary magazine Praya 海旁 in 2014 with the aim of recording people's lives and thoughts.
Kwan Sek-yiu 關錫堯 BSc(Eng) 1974
This is the 40th year that I have participated in marathons. My plan is to run full marathons for 50 years...
Gordon Wong 王駿濱 MBBS 2003
Patricia Cheng 鄭愛晶 BsocSc 2003
Denise Leung 梁卓雅 BSc 2001; MPhil 2004
Dominic Tang 鄧浩仁 BSc(Surv) 2001
Idy Yeung 楊詠欣 BA 2003
John Yeung 楊臻宇 BA(ArchStud) 2001; MA(Arch) 2004
Medical alumnus Gordon Wong has made lifelong friends whom he met in the Russia study trip in 2000 organised by the Registry...
Professor David Yeung 楊榮基 BsocSc 1977
Stella Poon 潘怡紅 BsocSc 1977; MPA 2001
Patricia Melody Yeung 楊智敏
BDS 2011; MDS(PaediatrDent) 2015
This is a story of two generations that has its roots in the mid 1970s. Two Social Sciences students, Stella and David, met each other at an Orientation Camp organised by the Faculty in 1974...
Professor Vivian Yam 任詠華 BSc 1985; PhD 1988
Professor Vivian Yam, Chair Professor of the Department of Chemistry of the HKU is an outstanding scientist born and raised in Hong Kong. Professor Yam’s research mainly focused on the development of luminescent materials...
Professor Emily Chan 陳英凝 MBBS 2003
Professor Emily Chan has participated in frontline international medical humanitarian response work for
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) since the mid-1990s. She has left her humanitarian footprints in more than 30 countries around the globe...
Chris Chan 陳展俊 BA(ArchStud) 2009
Derek Chan 陳兆欣 BBA(IS) 2007; BEng 2008
Chris and Derek were the honorees of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. They, together with another three partners, founded 9GAG, a leading social media platform to share jokes with almost 30 million followers on Facebook and 29 million on Instagram...
Michelle Yuan 袁至柔 MJ 2014
When I was a little girl, I was asked to be a flower girl for my cousin’s wedding. Everything about that day was perfect...
Timothy Yu 余佑謙 BSc 2012
Timothy is one of the 300 honorees of Forbes Asia inaugural 30 under 30 list - a list of the top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers in 10 different sectors...
Will Leung 梁宇威
BEng(CivE) 2011; BBA 2012; MEd 2015
“I found that most graduates who left the Hall years ago are leading monotonous lives,” said Will Leung, producer and director of ‘Leetle Stage’, a drama group formed by alumni and current residents of Simon K.Y Lee Hall in 2015.
Stephanie Chan 陳孜翹 BBA(Law) 2007; LLB 2009
Most might think that it is only natural for someone to practice law after completing an undergraduate law degree and the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) program. But for Stephanie Chan, she decided to take the path less taken based on an insight she gained while studying abroad.