Following the global alumni events in LondonSan Francisco, and Beijing, a gala banquet on 19 June in Hong Kong, and a Times Higher Education Summit with over 30 presidents from global universities joining on 20-21 June 2016.  The 25th Anniversary of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) celebration has moved into South East Asia.  The Singapore celebration for HKUST's 25th Anniversary has been successfully held on 14 January 2017 (Saturday), this last global alumni, held at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore between 3:00pm to 10:00pm, has attracted over 90 distinguished guests, alumni and students. Please visit the online photo album here


Date:14 January 2017 (Saturday)

3:00pm   Registration begins
3:30pm to 6:00pm    

“Building Humanities and Social Science in an University in Science, Engineering and Business” Seminar


- Opening Remarks by President Tony F. Chan

- Introductory Remarks by Prof James Lee, Dean of Humanities and Social Science 

- Keynote Remarks by Prof Bright Sheng, Y K Pao Distinguished Visiting Professor: “Dream of the Red Chamber -- an opera”

School of Humanities & Social Science Presentations

  • "Social Survey and Comparative Urban Studies in China: Hong Kong and Shanghai" by Prof Xiaogang Wu
  • "An End to Famine? Hunger in Recent History" by Prof Jenny Smith
  • "Is Poverty Destiny in Reform China? Following the Lives of Rural Children in Gansu" by Prof Albert Park
6:00pm   Pre-dinner Cocktail Reception 
7:00pm to 10:00pm   HKUST 25A Celebration Dinner