• About Convocation

ABOUT CONVOCATION

The Convocation of the HKUST as a component of the University is created by section 17 of the HKUST Ordinance (Chapter 1141 of the Laws of Hong Kong). In November 2010, the University Council has approved the formation of the HKUST Convocation with its Statute, Constitution and Rules. According to the Constitution, all degree graduates of HKUST are members of the Convocation. 

Subject to the provisions in the Ordinance, the Convocation shall have the following objectives:
(a) to help promote goodwill among members of the Convocation and between the Convocation and the University;
(b) to offer help and ideas to the University;
(c) to promote good relations between the University and the general public;
(d) to contribute to fundraising efforts of the University;
(e) to promote the objectives and activities of the University.

The Convocation shall consist of the following members:
(a) persons on whom an honorary degree or honorary fellowship has been conferred;
(b) graduates on receipt of an academic award at degree or postgraduate diploma level granted by
the University;
(c) such other persons as may be prescribed by the Council.

Alumni being the majority of the Convocation members will play a significant role in the Convocation.  The Convocation of the University can further strengthen the alumni network and facilitate alumni contributing to the University through a structured system.

 

MEMBERSHIP

The Convocation shall consist of the following members:
(a) persons on whom an honorary degree or honorary fellowship has been conferred;
(b) graduates on receipt of an academic award at degree or postgraduate diploma level granted by the University;
(c) such other persons as may be prescribed by the Council.

 

STANDING COMMITTEE

According to the Constitution of the Convocation, a Standing Committee shall be the executive body of the Convocation, which shall consist of:
(a) 9 members elected by the Convocation; and
(b) the last immediate past Chairman of the Convocation who has served his/her full term.

Each member of the Standing Committee elected shall hold office for a term of 2 years, commencing from the 1st April following the date of the general meeting at which he/she is elected, and is eligible for re-election on retirement. Whilst a retiring Chairman shall be eligible for re-election except for a retiring Chairman who has, at the same time of such retirement, held an office for 2 consecutive full terms.

Session 2017-2019

Standing Committee

Chairman LAM Yat Fung, Alvin BBA(FINA)
Vice-Chairman CHOI Tak Shing, Stanley MBA
Members CHOW Oi Yee, Daisy BSc(MATH)-BM
  HSU Kuan Chun, Issac BEng(ELEC), MPhil(ELEC)
  LEUNG Sze Man, Sindy BSc(ECOF)
  POON Mo Kiu, Iris BBA(FINA)
  TSUI Chun Yin, Bennet BBA(MARK)
  Wong Ka Wai, Wayne BBA(FINA)
  Yeung Chi Hang Peter BEng(COMP)
Immediate Past Chairman LAM Yat Fung, Alvin BBA(FINA)
Convocation Secretary Wendy TANG Senior Manager (Alumni)

Sub-Committees

-       Academic Affairs Committee to be chaired by HSU Kuan Chun, Issac
-       Student Affairs Committee to be chaired by LEUNG Sze Man, Sindy
-       University Development Committee to be chaired by CHOW Oi Yee, Daisy
-       Entrepreneurship Committee to be chaired by TSUI Chun Yin, Bennet

The views and suggestions from the committees would be raised to the University through Chairman’s representation in the Council.

CONTACT - CONVOCATION SECRETARIAT

Tel:    (852) 3469 2470
Fax:    (852) 3743 0939
Email:    convocation@ust.hk
Address:  c/o Room 3008 Development and Alumni Office, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

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