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Gary said the Student Ambassador Programme taught him a lot about professionalism. It’s not only about personal grooming and presentation skills, but also our work attitude and the effort he has to put in preparing for every task assigned.
Co-Chairman, Board of Governors, CityU Foundation
Since his initial connection with CityU in 2015, he has been deeply impressed by CityU’s emphasis on creativity and innovation.
Dr Yip Kit-chuen genuinely cares about nurturing the next generation for the greater benefit of Hong Kong society and mainland China.
Gigi Yan Ying-fong, a graduate of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, remembered a day during her third year when she brought home two pieces of news: one good and one bad. The good news was that she had been admitted to the City University of Hong Kong-Columbia University Joint Bachelor’s Degree Programme. The bad news was that she could not afford it.
Forest Chan Che, a Bachelor of Business Administration graduate, embarked on his journey at Columbia University in 2016, thanks to a scholarship provided by Mr James Liu Ying-yin, an alumnus of CityU and a member of the CityU Foundation’s Board of Governors. Forest's hallmates at Columbia came from around the world. Many of them already had successful careers, but were there to pursue Master’s, PhD or post-doctoral degrees. “I found the experience of exchanging ideas with those students really eye-opening,” he said.
Chan Tsz-lung, a fresh graduate from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has always imagined the perfect wheelchair in memory of his late grandfather.