24 June 2022 

The second series of "Beyond Boundaries: Dialogue with Presidents of World’s Leading Educational Institutions” is released. In this series, President Way Kuo discusses contemporary education issues and explores the future direction of education development from a global perspective with presidents of renowned universities in Austria, Canada, France, Israel, Singapore, and the head of a secondary school in Taiwan. Watch Now>>

The annual alumni magazine City AlumNet is released with the theme “Beyond Boundaries” this year. It highlights University members’ extraordinary achievements and breakthroughs. Six entrepreneurial alumni teams also shared their start-up journeys supported by CityU’s HK Tech 300, and how they are aiming to transform society with their diverse enterprises. Read Now>> and let us know your feedback.

BA (Hons) Creative Media graduate Ms Phoebe Hui Fong-wah was named Artist of the Year (Media Arts) at the 16th Hong Kong Arts Development Awards. Phoebe is an established local artist whose artworks and papers on art have been showcased at Ars Electronica, the MIT Media Lab, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. Read More>>

CityU launches the 1st nationwide HK Tech 300 Start-up Competition, which will be held in various regions on the mainland, to further promote start-up entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and mainland China. Ten winning start-ups will each be awarded RMB$1 million in angel fund investment, as well as other incubation and entrepreneurial support. Learn More>>

MSc Computer Science graduate Ms Elsa Wong (黃玉娟) is the Managing Director of NEC Hong Kong Limited, a leading Japan-based technology company specialising in providing one-stop solutions and services for various industries. She also currently serves as a mentor under CityU’s HK Tech 300 Mentorship Scheme, which helps local start-up teams tackle real-life challenges along their entrepreneurship journeys. Read More>>

A seminar titled “Future & Foresight Talk – A Future Ready Generation” will be held on 7 July 2022, organised by CityU SCOPE with Mr John Tsang Chun-wah (Former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong) as the keynote speaker. The talk will focus on core future skills for career success in the digital era. Interested alumni are welcome to register by 4 July. More Details>>

Professor Sun Dong, Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at CityU, has been elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) for his outstanding achievements in robotics and biomedical engineering. Read More>>

Professor Joe Qin Sizhao, Dean and Chair Professor of the School of Data Science and Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Data Science, has become the first scholar educated in mainland China to receive the 2022 CAST Computing in Chemical Engineering Award, which recognises his contributions in the field. More Details>>

EMBA graduate Ms Joyce Yeung is currently the Financial Analysis Manager of Bank of Communications. In her sharing, she talks about how the EMBA programme and its compact classes have helped her rediscover herself and prepare for future challenges through observing, interacting and learning from different industry professionals and learning partners. Read More>>

School of Creative Media (SCM) alumnus Mr Vivek Mahbubani received the 2nd SCM Distinguished Alumni Award. As a well-known stand-up comedian and artist, Vivek has brought laughter and energy to the community in Hong Kong and across the world. He often joins forces with charities for family shows and also uses comedy to good effect in motivational speeches. Click Here>>

Alumni can now enjoy 5 TB of free storage space to store and share files/folders online under OneDrive for Business (Cloud Storage). With all your files/folders in the cloud, it is easy to access from anywhere outside of the university network on any device with a web browser or an app. Learn More>>

Update on alumni campus access.
The upgraded smart Alumni Card with embedded chip is the sole identity proof for campus access starting from 1 January 2021. Alumni Cards issued before October 2020 are obsolete. Click Here>> 
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