• Introduction

    City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has nurtured over 140,000 graduates who dedicate their professional knowledge acquired at their alma mater to diverse professions and the society. In 2009 when CityU celebrated its Silver Jubilee, the Distinguished Alumni Award (the Award) was launched to recognise and publicly honour outstanding alumni who had demonstrated remarkable personal achievements and significant contributions to their profession/career, the University and the community. The Award is held biennially and the 4th Award is scheduled for 2015.
  • Nomination

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    Eligibility of Nominee

    The nominee for the Award must be a graduate of CityU (or its forerunner City Polytechnic of Hong Kong) who has successfully completed a full-time or part-time programme and attained an academic award accredited by CityU.

    Eligibility of Proposer

    Each nomination shall be proposed by:
    1. a bona fide graduate of CityU; or
    2. a current full-time staff member of CityU; or
    3. a current Council Member or Court Member of CityU; or
    4. an Honorary Graduate or Honorary Fellow of CityU.

    Each proposer can submit more than one nomination. However, the proposer can neither be the nominee himself/herself nor be a member of the Panel of Judges.

  • Selection Procedures and Criteria

    Selection Procedures

    1. The Selection Consultant will examine the nominations and make recommendation to the Panel of Judges for final assessment.
    2. Shortlisted candidates may be requested to attend an interview. The University may contact them direct.
    3. The University may request verification of the information provided.
    4. Consent of the selected nominees will be obtained before finalising the list of award recipients.
    5. Information of the award recipients will be kept confidential until the announcement of the selection results is made by the University.

    Selection Criteria

    The major selection criteria include:
    1. the nominee’s personal achievements and contributions to his/her profession/career;
    2. the nominee’s contributions to CityU; and
    3. the nominee’s contributions to the community.

    1. The proposer is required to provide sufficient and accurate information for the nomination.
    2. The decision made by the Panel of Judges shall be final and binding.
    3. Reason(s) for granting or not granting the Award to a nominee will not be released by CityU.
    4. After the Award is granted, it may be withdrawn at the absolute discretion of CityU when it is deemed appropriate.
    5. CityU reserves all rights to modify the arrangements, rules and criteria of the Award when it is deemed appropriate.

  • Panel of Judges and Selection Consultant

    Panel of Judges

    Panel Chairman

    Dr Norman LEUNG Nai-pang, GBS, LLD, JP
        Chairman, Transport International Holdings Limited
        Pro-Chancellor, City University of Hong Kong

    Panel Members (in alphabetical order of English surnames)

    Dr Peter HO Ka-nam
        Managing Director, Techworld Industries Limited
        Recipient of the 3rd Distinguished Alumni Award, City University of Hong Kong

    Ms Katherine HUNG Siu-lin
        Supervisory Board Member, Hong Kong Housing Society
        Executive Board Member, Chinese Academy of Governance (HK) Industrial and
            Commercial Professionals Alumni Association Limited

    Professor Way KUO
        President and University Distinguished Professor, City University of Hong Kong

    Professor Matthew LEE Kwok-on
        Vice-President (Development and External Relations), City University of Hong Kong

    Professor Frederick MA Si-hang, GBS, JP
        Former Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, The Government of
            the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

    Selection Consultant


  • Recipients of 4th Distinguished Alumni Award


    Presentation Ceremony cum Leader Forum (20 October 2015)

    Media Coverage
  • Recognition for Award Recipients and Proposers

    Each award recipient will receive a “Distinguished Alumni Award” trophy and his/her achievements and contributions will be publicly honoured. The proposer of each award recipient will receive a souvenir in recognition of his/her nomination.
  • Enquiry

    Enquiries can be made at Alumni Relations Office which is the organising unit for the Award.

    Alumni Relations Office, City University of Hong Kong
    Address: Room 11-221
    11/F, Academic 3, City University of Hong Kong
    Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 3442 5943
    Email: aro@cityu.edu.hk