HKBU welcomes delegation from The Hong Kong Overseas Chinese General Young Association

30 November 2018
 Chairman Ms. Iris Leung received souvenirs from Mr. Yeung Chee Kong and Mrs. Lily Chan
 Ms. Iris Leung delivered a speech
 Dr. Ludwig Chang gave a presentation on the recent developments of the School of Business
 The delegation visited a broadcast studio at the Department of Journalism
 The delegation found the facilities at the Academy of Film impressive
 The delegation visited the Dr. and Mrs. Hung Hin Shiu Museum of Chinese Medicine
 The delegation had a fruitful exchange with HKBU representatives during the luncheon

Representatives from The Hong Kong Overseas Chinese General Young Association (HKOCGYA), The Hong Kong Federation of Fujian Associations - Young Association, the Hong Kong Industrial & Commercial Association Limited -Shatin Branch and other organisations paid a visit to the University on 30 November 2018. The 19-member delegation was led by Ms. Iris Leung, Chairman of HKOCGYA.

Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, extended his warm welcome to all members for visiting the University despite their busy schedules. The delegation was briefed on the latest developments, including student exchange, service learning and experiential learning opportunities, as well as the uniqueness and strengths of HKBU. He looked forward to collaborating closely with these Associations in nurturing more outstanding talents for the betterment of society.

HKOCGYA is a young and energetic association established in 2012. The Association is committed to creating new business opportunities for all oversea Chinese and to providing communication platforms for its members and their clansmen. Ms. Iris Leung appreciated greatly the University’s dedication to delivering holistic, creativity-inspiring and broad-based education. On behalf of the Association, she expressed her sincere wish to establish more fruitful collaborations with the University, particularly in the areas of entrepreneurship, internship and exchange programmes.

The visit began with a presentation on the recent developments of the School of Business by Dr. Ludwig Chang, Assistant Professor of the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences. The delegation then visited the facilities at the Department of Journalism and the Academy of Film, as well as the School of Chinese Medicine. They were warmly received by Mr. Yeung Chee Kong, Associate Vice-President (Engagement); Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation; Ms. Jenny Lam, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Journalism; Dr. Liu Jing, Coordinator of the Dr. & Mrs. Hung Hin Shiu Museum of Chinese Medicine; and representative of the Academy of Film. A luncheon was hosted by Professor Chin after the visit.