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November 2017
Update on Alumni Associations
Hong Kong Baptist University Alumni Association (HKBUAA)
Summer Bowling Fun

On 8 October, HKBUAA organised a “Summer Bowling Fun 2017” activity at Magic Fun Bowling World in Tsuen Wan. Around 30 members, together with their families and friends participated and had fun playing bowling.
Present President of HKBUAA Alex Leung (first from left) and past president Tyrone Siu (first from right) pose a photo with some of the participating alumni
Alumni have great fun in the bowling event.
Alumnus Jason Mok shares some tips and techniques of playing bowling
Monthly Happy Hour Gathering

On 26 September and 31 October, around 15 alumni and 10 alumni from different departments gathered at Central and attended the Monthly Happy Hour events respectively. Participating alumni met new friends while sharing wonderful moments together.

The Happy Hour Gathering is a monthly event and all members of HKBUAA are welcome to join. Please stay tuned for more details. For enquiries, please email to buaa.happyhour@gmail.com.

Please click here if you want to join HKBUAA as a member.
Alumni from different graduation fields share their recent updates at work and personal lives in the September gathering.
Alumni have some wonderful moments with each other on the Halloween night
Baptist Chemists Hold a Birthday Gathering

Around 25 alumni from Baptist Chemists had an enjoyable evening at a birthday dinner gathering on 12 August 2017.

The cohesion of Baptist Chemists was well-demonstrated by the mix of alumni spanning 60 years. Alumna Mok Sin-hing, Advisor of Baptist Chemists, shared at the event that more dinner gatherings should be organised to tighten the bond and sustain Baptist Chemists’ traditional kindred spirits among the group.

The dinner was graced by the presence of Dr. John Chan, former Dean of Science and former Head of the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Chan emphasised that the gathering was a delightful opportunityfor him to meet with Chemistry alumni. He was deeply touched by their accomplishments today as well as their dedication and care giving to their alma mater.

A highlight of dinner was the celebration for five birthday stars of August, namely alumni Daren Choi, Lam Bun-wai, Kwan Kok-fu, Lewis Chan and Chris Yu.
Baptist Chemists celebrate for the August birthday stars.
Alumni had a cozy evening.
HKBU Biology Alumni Association Organises a Chinese Herb Garden Eco-Tour

HKBU Biology Alumni Association organised a visit to the Jockey Club Lo Wai Chinese Herb Garden on 30 July. Around 20 Biology alumni and their family members joined the tour.

Guided by the herbal experts of the Garden, alumni acquired tips and knowledge of identifying herbs, their practical uses and consumption. They also explored organic farming, in particular the application of “aquaponics” (魚藥共生)which combined plantation of herbs and raising of aquatic creatures together.

The participants had an enjoyable tour having learned much about traditional Chinese medicine and the chance to catch up with BU buddies.
Participating alumni are excited to learn Chinese medicine and the application of herbs.
Alumni pay much attention to the explanation given by herbal expert on various kinds of herbs.
HKBU Rowing Club Alumni Association Clinches Gold Medal at The Hong Kong Rowing Championships

In October, members of the HKBU Rowing Club Alumni Association took part in the Hong Kong Rowing Championships, the annual biggest rowing event in Hong Kong, and won the champions of the Women Master 8+ event. It was a hard race for HKBU rowers as they just beat the 2nd place by one second.

In the same event, many alumni, representing the Disciplined Services of the HKSAR government whom they work for, also participated in the races. Alumni Lai Chi-sum (Arts), Wong Tak-fai (Computer Science), Lam San-tik (English Language and Literature) and Ma Yat-chung (Sport and Recreation Leadership) represented Hong Kong Fire Services Department Rowing Team and won the 1st runners-up in Men's Disciplined Forces R4x+ event. Other participating alumni included Tang Chi-him (Chinese for Professional Purposes) who represented Correctional Services Department, Lin Kwai-yiu (Physics), Wong Cho-pang (Arts) represented Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department, Ko Yik-ki Vicky (Science; Physical Education & Recreation Management), Ma Wai-hung (Arts; Accountancy) represented Hong Kong Police Force and Fung Man-yuk (Science; Sport and Recreation Leadership), as well as Choi Sin-man (Statistics and Operations Research) represented Immigration Department Rowing Club.

Congratulations to members of Rowing Club Alumni Association on winning the Women Master 8+ race
(From left) Alumni Wong Cho-pang, Lam San-tik, Ma Wai-hung, Wong Tak-fai, Lin Kwan-yiu and Ma Yat-chung
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