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February 2017
Updates on HKBU Century Club
HKBU Century Club Sponsors Young Scientist Challenge Cup 2016-17 to Nurture Talents

HKBU Century Club sponsored the annual competition "Young Scientist Challenge Cup 2016-17”organised by the Faculty of Science on 5 January. Alumna Esther Wong May-wai (Geography), Patron and Vice-President of the Club, attended the competition as Guest of Honour and presented prizes to the award winners.

Teams of students from different programmes presented their solutions to solve the problem entitled "What’s Next on Miniaturised Machines?” for a sustainable future and a better living environment for human beings. The panel of judges selected the winning team, which was based on their scientific knowledge, creativity and presentation skills.

The competition, which was held the sixth time, aimed to encourage students to put into practice their inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary science and technology knowledge. The competition also aimed to nurture their leadership and organisation skills, strengthen their team spirit and problem-solving abilities, enhance communication and presentation skills as well as inspire creativity. For contribution to the University’s betterment and sustainable growth, HKBU Century Club has organised the annual Century Club Sponsorship Scheme since 2008 in order to provide financial support for academic or student development projects. For more information, please click here.
Alumna Esther Wong (5th from left) attends the event to show support for participants.
Alumna Wong (front row, 3rd from left), panel of judges and participants pose for a group photo.
Alumna Wong (3rd from left) presents the Champion award to the winning team.
HKBU Century Club Scholarship 2016/17

To echo with HKBU Century Club’s initiative to present yearly scholarship for the benefit of students, alumnus Kent Tsui Kwok-yue (Communication), President of the Club, alumna Agnes Wong Lai-chun (Business Management), Patron and Vice-President and alumna Esther Wong May-wai (Geography), Patron and Vice-President each generously donated HK$10,000 to establish three scholarships for the Club in academic year of 2016/17.

During the meeting with the student beneficiaries on 12 January, Kent, Agnes and Esther explained the mission and vision of the Club to the three scholarship recipients and encouraged them to make contributions to the University in the future.

Alumni Agnes Wong (left), Kent Tsui (middle) and Esther Wong (right) with scholarship student Christine Cheung Cho-hang
Alumni Agnes Wong (left), Kent Tsui (middle) and Esther Wong (right) with scholarship beneficiary Leo Leung Sze-wai
Alumni Agnes Wong (left), Kent Tsui (middle) and Esther Wong (right) with scholarship beneficiary Jonathan Chau Hau-chi
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