The BUddy Post – HKBU Alumni Affairs Office

May 2023
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Treasures & Moments

Recent Activities of Alumni Associations

Recent Activities of HKBU Alumni Association of the Greater Bay Area

Alumnus Yu Yafei (middle) attends the inauguration ceremony of the Greater Bay Area alumni alliance of Hong Kong higher education institutions.

On 25 March, alumnus Yu Yafei (Business Administration), Vice-President of the HKBU Alumni Association of the Greater Bay Area (GBAAA), represented the Association to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Greater Bay Area alumni alliance of Hong Kong higher education institutions and participated in the kick-off ceremony with representatives from other institutions to pledge the unity of alumni in the Greater Bay Area.

The GBAAA also co-organised a symposium on a topic related to the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the youth of Hong Kong on 2 April. Five deputies of the NPC and members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference were invited to be the guest speakers to share the spirit of NPC as well as to discuss the latest national policies and development opportunities with around a hundred of young people. During the sharing session, alumnus Dr Vincent Ho (Communication), Founding President of the GBAAA, shared his experience with participants on innovation and entrepreneurship as well as the development of the Greater Bay Area.

Alumnus Dr Vincent Ho (second from left) takes a photo with participants of the symposium.

HKBU School of Business Alumni Association Organises a Burgundy Wine Dinner

Attending alumni and guests pose for a group photo.

On 28 March, HKBU School of Business Alumni Association (SBAA) organised a Burgundy Wine Dinner at The Hong Kong Bankers Club, during which a wine expert was invited to introduce the Burgundy wines from different regions and classes. The event attracted over 40 alumni and friends to attend. While tasting the red and white wines from Burgundy, participants gained deeper understanding on Burgundy wines from the expert’s sharing and wine tasting. Attending alumni and guests also took the opportunity to catch up with each other and had an enjoyable evening together.

On behalf of SBAA, Chairman alumna Ivy Ku (Business Administration) (middle) thanks alumni for their support to the event.

HKBU Alumni Association of Australia Holds a Dinner Gathering

Alumni enjoy the harbour scenery and take a group photo together.

HKBU Alumni Association of Australia held a dinner gathering on 28 February at The East Chinese Restaurant in Circular Quay, Sydney. The gathering was attended by alumni including President Sidney Cheng (Communication) and his spouse, Eddie Chu (Communication) and his spouse Henie Chu (Communication/Secretarial Management), Richard Lam (Communication) and his spouse Mabel Lam, Hui Chun-keung (Corporate Governance and Directorship) and his spouse, Peter Chu (Chemistry), Professor Edward Fung, the former Head of Department of History of HKBU and his spouse.

The Association would like to invite alumni and retired/former academic and administrative staff of the University residing in Australia to join the Association as members and participate in its events. For those who are interested in joining the Association’s chat group or getting the latest information about the Association, or wish to join its events and gatherings, please contact President Sidney Cheng at (61) 415 561 321 or Vice-President Lawrence Chan at (61) 410 628 062.

Recent Activities of HKBU Alumni Runner

Long-distance running lovers of the HKBU Alumni Runner participate in the half marathon.

On 12 March, members of the HKBU Alumni Runner from Guangzhou and Shenzhen gathered at the Dafushan Forest Park in Panyu, Guangzhou to participate in the “2022 GD Running Cup” The Fourth South China MBA Half Marathon of which HKBU Alumni Runner was one of the co-organisers. Around 10 alumni who are passionate about long-distance running took part in the half marathon. After the long-distance running, all runners were drenched with sweat, but many of them managed to set their personal best record. It is also worth mentioning that alumni Feng Weijun (Business Administration) and Xu Wei (Business Administration) took the seventh and the ninth place respectively.

In addition, the HKBU Alumni Runner formed a team to participate in “The 11th Asia-Pacific Business Schools Desert Adventure” in April. Alumni Fan Jiaqi (Business Administration), Co-Chairman of the HKBU MBA (China) Alumni Association, and Ye Long (Business Administration), Convenor of the HKBU Alumni Runner, cheered for the team members before their departure. At last, 11 team members successfully ran across the Tengger Desert in Inner Mongolia and completed the 25km race.

The members participating in the Desert Adventure take a photo together before the race.