A Good Story to Tell

“A Good Story to Tell” is a collection of HKUST stories of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy reading and experiencing what makes HKUST special.

A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I thought I should live a life with meanings, which would not be just about career fame and fortune, but would also let me make contributions to Hong... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “Don’t worry, be happy. I think that’s a good motto to try followed by. It’s not easy but you should try.” Associate Director of... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “It takes much longer time to educate a person than growing a tree. I wish HKUST will keep growing into a big tree.” Manager of Facilities Management... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

One of the first HKUST students to join the HeadStart@HKUST Program, which combines Internship, Mentorship and Fellowship, Beatrice Chan spent her internship last summer with Taiwan Public Television Service and found it gave new impetus to her personal dreams.    Assigned to the production team of... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “Having an interview with the President Woo made me think that apart from tracing my own roots, I should also look for ways to contribute to the city of... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I have heard that all HKUST students do are studying and academics, but now that I have become a student here, I found that HKUST has a lot of different... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “It was the drive in all of us that made it possible for the University to open in 3 years.” Founding President of the HKUST, Prof Woo... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

An inclusive student initiative is building bonds and understanding between the myriad individuals who comprise HKUST         Be prepared to go beyond technology, timetables and tests if you talk with a member of “Humans of HKUST”. The project, established and driven by students, conducts... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

A first generation graduate from HKUST, Professor Rachel Ngai went around the world, came back and contributed to where it all started. Born in China and moved to Hong Kong as a six-year-old, Prof Rachel Ngai still remembers fondly how life was different in her adoptive homeland. “The first time I... Read More
A Good Story
Feb 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “To me, it was a once in a life-time opportunity to participate in the establishment of a new university.” Dean of Business and... Read More
A Good Story
Jan 2017

Illustrating the innovation at work at HKUST, Prof Neville Ka Shek Lee and his design team consisting of HKUST alumni have devised a novel way for seniors to wash in greater safety while retaining their independence The bathroom can be a dangerous place especially when you are a senior. The US... Read More
A Good Story
Nov 2016

We hear a lot about technological advancements like ‘Smart Cities’ and the ‘Internet of Things’, but how will they really improve our lives?  For Chris Tsui, inspired by the commitment to excellence and can-do spirit he learned while studying his Master in Engineering at... Read More
A Good Story
Nov 2016

HKUST’s captivating sea view is a gift for all students, and a reminder that we affect the natural environment.  Ansh Nasta, a mechanical engineering student and Eco-Rep in the Sustainable Campus Leadership Program has a passion for reducing our ecological footprint. Learn about his sustainability... Read More
A Good Story
Nov 2016

Silicon Valley is the dream destination for every emerging computer engineer, and Year 2 engineering student Jeff Hu made it there through an internship at Augmedix (US). Jeff had his eyes opened and the experience made him feel “reborn”.   Engineering student reinvents himself... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2016

If you’re willing to try you can always get there”, believes 2015 graduate Michelle Lee. Michelle is participating in the history-making project “Inspiration” featuring Hong Kong’s FIRST homebuilt and locally registered aircraft now flying around the world. Learn more about Michelle’s high flying... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2016

At HKUST, we encourage our community to care more about the pressing environmental issues, our student Eco-Reps of Sustainable Campus Leadership Program, Rinaldi Gotama took a gap semester and volunteered as a research assistant for Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Project in West Indonesian... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2016

In HKUST, many of our students spent a term or more overseas through exchange or internship program, nevertheless, India may not be a popular choice for most students but Homan Yueng, student of Mathematics and Economics chose and got the most out of it. Check out Homan’s story to learn his unique... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2016

How would you choose between music and computers? Chuck-jee Chau, PhD student of Computer Science and Engineering is smart enough to combine two by carrying out research on the synthesis and analysis of sound. As always, cross-curricular study is encouraged in UST to enrich our educational... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2016

Dare to challenge yourself with new environment, new people and totally different culture? Isha CHATURVEDI paid a lot effort to overcome homesick and cultural shock and now is engaged in the University than anyone else, see how HKUST has transformed her in 3 years’ time.        Isha... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2016

There is much more than academic achievement for a fruitful University life. We believe taking part in sports, music and art help students to boost active learning and living. The story of Raymond Sumitra Lukman set a good example of making a balance between chasing his swimming dream and pursuing... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2016

Education does not only take place in classrooms. At HKUST, we encourage students to understand the world better by taking a step closer to those who are underprivileged. After visiting Fresh Fish Traders’ School, Tan Jing Jing from SHSS would like to share reflections about her feelings and... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2015

Noga Raviv Participant at hackUST   A fast finish took on fresh meaning at the University’s second hackUST in March 2015 when students from all over Hong Kong took part in the exciting computer coding event to turn ideas into prototypes in just 24 hours. Non-HKUST exchange student organizer... Read More
A Good Story
Nov 2014

Constantinos Spandagos Postgraduate Student Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The story of how HKUST became part of my reality begins back in 2011. And it begins neither in Hong Kong nor in my native Greece, but in London. President Tony Chan together with Dr Eden Woon (HKUST’s... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Keith Chan Jin-Deng BSc in Environmental Management and Technology When I first entered HKUST, I was very shy in class and sometimes anxious socially.  But during my four years as an undergraduate, I found professors and members of staff very willing to provide advice and assistance if I sought... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Jasmine Lee BSc in Environmental Management and Technology I feel very thankful to be part of the EVMT family. EVMT, or Environmental Management and Technology, is a new program under the Interdisciplinary Program Office. Three years ago, I entered the program fuelled by a passion to learn to... Read More
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