New term for students' union
Attending the ceremony were honorary guests Council Chairman Mr Norman Leung, President H K Chang, Vice Presidents Professor P S Chung, Professor Edmond Ko, Professor Y S Wong, and Mr John Dockerill, as well as other senior management staff and morethan 200 students.
In his speech, President H K Chang encouraged student leaders to work hard for their fellow students. Newly elected Students' Union president, Sunny Wong, together with members of his executive committee, Union Council , Editorial Board, and 19 departmental societies, vowed to work diligently for student voters.The new executive committee was elected last year after a three-month voting campaign. Pledging to work for those who elected him, the Mr Wong, a first-year student in the Department of Economic and Finance, asked students to care more about university affairs, social issues, and about the mainland.
Students were impressed by the inauguration ceremony and expected the new Students' Union to better reflect their views.