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An Extraordinary Ordinary Woman – Ms Mok Sau‐King

An Extraordinary Ordinary Woman – Ms Mok Sau‐King

Ms Mok Sau-King 莫秀琼 (BA 1956; DipEd 1957) started her career as an Assistant Education Officer, rising to Principal Lecturer at Colleges of Education across Hong Kong. She devoted her entire life to bettering the education system and her enthusiasm for education continued to burn brightly through her legacy gift to the University.

The ''King'' of Engineering

The ”King” of Engineering

Colleagues and alumni who remembered HKU in its struggling post-war days revered the lateProfessor S Y King 金新宇, former Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, as the ”King” who revived and developed the Engineering Faculty. Dean of Engineering Professor Christopher Chao 趙汝恒 (BSc(Eng)-Mech 1988) lauded Professor King’s ”confidence in the power of engineering. Nothing is impossible …

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A Guiding Voice Lives On

A Guiding Voice Lives On

Four years after he passed away, the executors of Professor Ian Davies’ bequest announced the establishment of a Professorship of Ethics in his name. Dr Gordon Chiu 趙啟聰 (BDS 1987; MDS 1989), speaking on behalf of Professor Davies’ executor Ms Maggie Crosswaite, said that “Ian was adamant regarding his wishes on the establishment of an …

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A tribute made in loving memory

A tribute made in loving memory

In loving memory of Mr Choi Kim-Kwong (1951 – 2012), who passed away at the age of 61 from lung cancer, his daughter Ms Athena Choi Hoi-Shuen and older brother Mr Choi Kim-Lui (BSocSc 1972) made a gift to the University in 2015 to establish the Choi Kim Kwong Service Learning Fund (蔡劍光志願服務基金). Mr Choi Kim-Kwong …

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A Gentle Man, A Life that Inspires

A Gentle Man, A Life that Inspires

Father Alvaro Ribeiro 羅百龍神父 (BA 1969), former warden of Ricci Hall and loving person who touched many people’s hearts, passed away two years ago. In memory of this big-hearted man, Daniel Souza (BA 1969) and John Tan (BDS 1988, PGDE 1991, MEd1993, PhD 2000), Riccians who knew Father Ribeiro for many decades, initiated the Fr Alvaro …

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Legacy of the Cancer Hero Freddie Ng

Legacy of the Cancer Hero Freddie Ng

HKU pharmacy graduate Freddie Ng (伍庭發) (BPharm 2013) passed away in December 2013, but his bravery in the face of a terminal illness won everybody’s heart. The University is exceedingly proud of Freddie, and his determination to stand up to insurmountable challenges makes him a role model to youngsters in Hong Kong. Shortly before he …

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