Alumni on the mainland applaud networks built in Shanghai and Beijing
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Two non-local alumni gatherings organized by the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DAO) were received warmly in
“A close link between alumni and the University is an important pillar of support,” said Ms Kathy Chan, Director of DAO. “We will do our best to expand our alumni network to all places where our alumni reside.”
There are about 190 CityU alumni in Shanghai and more than 120 participated in the "Alumni Reunion in Shanghai", which was also attended by Ms Alice Chan and Ms Faculty of Business; and Dr John Leung, Director of the Faculty’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme and Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing. They shared the latest news about CityU and its alumni, and Mr Bryan Chan, Managing Director of TNT International Express (
“I’m very happy that CityU has organized this occasion to allow us to get together. This will definitely help us build a stronger network of friendship and support,” said one alumnus in
Ms Chan said the University would set up a Convocation, an official body for graduates, around the end of 2006. All graduates will automatically become members. Ms Chan hopes that DAO will further promote alumni networking through this channel to unite CityU’s alumni across the world to help advance the University’s outreach endeavours.