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Hong Kong Baptist University Alumni Affairs Office

21-03-2023 ~ 17-05-2023

Recent Activities of HKBU Alumni Association of Australia

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HKBU Alumni Association of Australia (HKBUAA of Australia) held a luncheon in celebration of the 67th Anniversary of HKBU at Emperor’s Garden Restaurant, Sydney on 21 March. The function was graced by the presence of Ms Katherine Siu, representative of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Sydney (HKETO). Participating alumni included President Sidney Cheng (Communication), Prof Yip Kam-shing (Social Work) and his spouse, Henie Chu (Communication/Secretarial Management), Hui Chun-keung (Corporate Governance and Directorship) and his spouse, as well as Prof Edward Fung, former Head of the Department of History of HKBU, and his spouse.

The dinner started with the welcome remarks by President Sidney Cheng. Then, Ms Katherine Siu sent her heartfelt congratulations on the 67th Anniversary of HKBU and shared the latest developments and future plans of HKETO in her speech. The luncheon was also the first activity in 2023 joined by four Australia alumni associations of universities from Hong Kong. Representatives from the alumni associations of the three universities also shared their recent activities respectively, followed by Prof Yip Kam-shing delivering a talk on post-retirement physical and mental health.

On 17 May, representatives of HKBUAA of Australia including President Sidney Cheng, Vice-President Lawrence Chan (Communication), Eddie Chu (Communication) and his spouse Henie Chu, Richard Lam (Communication) and his spouse Mabel Lam, and Peter Chu (Chemistry) gathered at the Sydney Opera House to warmly greet 30 HKBU School of Communication students who were having a study tour in Australia.

The Association would like to invite alumni and retired/former academic and administrative staff of the University residing in Australia to join the Association as members and participate in its events. For those who are interested in joining the Association’s chat group or getting the latest information about the Association, or wish to join its events and gatherings, please contact President Sidney Cheng at (61) 415 561 321 or Vice-President Lawrence Chan at (61) 410 628 062.

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