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
Oct 2018

Phoebe Lam MBBS, HKU BSc (BCB), HKUST Introduction: “Your major doesn’t define your future and you can do whatever you set your heart on”. We might have heard of this phrase numerous times. However, this statement has been overused to an extent where it becomes nothing but a cliché. Following “A... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2018

JOAN LI BSc (BIOL), HKUST Introduction: “Your major doesn’t define your future and you can do whatever you set your heart on”. We might have heard of this phrase numerous times. However, this statement has been overused to an extent where it becomes nothing but a cliché. Following “A Day for... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2018

Timothy Wong LLM, LSE PCLL, HKU JD, HKU BSc (BICH), HKUST Introduction: “Your major doesn’t define your future and you can do whatever you set your heart on”. We might have heard of this phrase numerous times. However, this statement has been overused to an extent where it becomes nothing but a... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2018

Shelly Leung MSocSc in Clinical Psychology, HKU MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL BSc in Biochemistry, HKUST     Introduction: “Your major doesn’t define your future and you can do whatever you set your heart on”. We might have heard of this phrase numerous times. However, this statement has been... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2018

Francis Mok MMus in Performance (London College of Music) BMus in Voice Performance (HKAPA) BSc in Chemistry (HKUST) Introduction: “Your major doesn’t define your future and you can do whatever you set your heart on”. We might have heard of this phrase numerous times. However, this statement has... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2018

Sometimes you discover your passion in life entirely by chance. Inspiration is all around us, and finding your ideal career can be as simple as solving a common problem. For Zachary Lo, Co-founder of USThing, the issue he had was gaining access to HKUST services on his mobile during university... Read More
A Good Story
May 2018

Being a gifted person means you should become an inspiration for others, and trailblaze a path to success for them.        Kathy Cheung is only 20 years old, but is already a graduate of the International Research Enrichment Program and was once a student of the Center for the Development of the... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2018

  Frank has had a dream of flying from a young age, and he showed a keen interest in the research and development of unmanned helicopter technology during his time at HKUST. In 2005, he and his team participated in ABU Robocon and won third prize among teams competing from across Asia. In... Read More
A Good Story
Feb 2018

Three budding photographers balance studies with their love of documenting life.     Life at HKUST involves juggling studies with work, and for three students, being on campus offers the chance to do that. ” To me, photography is about using scientific equipment and knowledge to capture... Read More
A Good Story
Jan 2018

You don’t have to wait for postgraduate studies to produce significant research at HKUST.   4th year engineering student Jordy Evan Sulaiman, from Indonesia, faces the same old phenomenon every time he returns home: roadside pollution. The problem has plagued his home country since he was a... Read More
A Good Story
Jan 2018

HKUST alums emphasize a strong team always brings better results for all. Long before he found Maxus Tech with his friends, Mark Zeng had HKUST on his radar as he was looking for a graduate program in Hong Kong. “I thought I would meet a lot of people from different backgrounds, and that I would...... Read More
A Good Story
Dec 2017

From Gymnastics to Neuroscience, Veronika Cencen is leaping from strength to strength.           Bio-engineering PhD student Veronika Cencen’s upbringing, hobbies and interests have seen her go from growing up in Beijing, and Slovenia, to studying at Princeton and The University of... Read More
A Good Story
Dec 2017

Miles from friends and family, exchange students often have a difficult time adjusting to local life. The “One More Pair of Chopsticks” program initiated by School of Science is changing all that with help from Hong Kong students. With markets, lanterns, gatherings, mooncakes and joy, Hong Kong... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2017

Little did Sandra Sobanska know when she left her native Poland in 2014 to join HKUST’s Global Business undergraduate program, that within three years she could be part of a team staging anything quite like Hack Horizon. However this unique international – and airborne – hackathon is only the... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2017

Recent news covered Chris Ko from the class of 2017 about her vegetarian tea cafe in Tsim Sha Tsui, and how she made good use of every skill she learnt from HKUST’s EVMT program to realize her dream.     “When I chose to apply to the Environmental Management and Technology (EVMT) program, I thought... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 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 wish HKUST’s ranking will keep going up, both in Asia and the whole world.” Head Gardener of Facilities Management Office, Mr Andy Lam said.... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2017

  Dr Jason Chan of the Chemistry Department is passionate about sharing knowledge with the new generation, but underpinning this obsession is love and respect for chemicals.             He might look like an ordinary professor but Dr Jason Chan is a lively spark. The Hong Kong native... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 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 wish HKUST and believe HKUST will be forever young.” Director of Human Resources Office, Ms Yvonne Ho said.... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2017

  If you’ve ever struggled with trying to pick up tofu with chopsticks, think how difficult it must be for the steely grip of a mechanical robot.  But thanks to some great teamwork and a lot of persistence, that’s exactly the challenge recently solved by five Mechanical Engineering students at... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 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 been extremely fortunate to have been able to grow with HKUST. I hope all of you will have the opportunity to also grow with HKUST.” Associate... Read More
A Good Story
Jun 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 wish HKUST can carry on with the tradition and thrive in the future.” Computer Officer of Public Affairs Office, Mr Sam Wong said.... Read More
A Good Story
May 2017

Starting a business is a marathon with lots of hurdles on the path. Every entrepreneur shares a number of traits, from perseverance to the ability to manage risk, which are crucial to building a successful enterprise.     Senior student Hercules Chan, who majors in Risk Management and Business... Read More
A Good Story
May 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 hope that I can make more unforgettable memories with my friends here. And they can show me a little bit more about Hong Kong so that when I go back to... Read More
A Good Story
May 2017

Eager to play a part in helping HKUST’s local and overseas students cross cultural barriers and get to know each other better, a group of Year 3 business students launched the “Be Our Guest” dinner hosting program, an initiative which won them the President’s 1-HKUST Student Life Award.         If... Read More
A Good Story
May 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 was able to find my passion and interests here and realized what I could do.” our alumnus Amy Tam said.... Read More
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