PolyU: PolyU confers University Fellowships on eight distinguished personalities

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) conferred the title of University Fellow on eight outstanding individuals in recognition of their significant contributions to the University and community.

Presided over by Dr Lam Tai-fai, Chairman of the University Council, the conferment ceremony was held at the Jockey Club Auditorium on the PolyU campus. The recipients were warmly greeted by PolyU’s President, Professor Jin-Guang Teng, and other senior staff members of the University.

Dr Lam delivered a speech at the conferment ceremony, where he remarked, “The eight distinguished individuals who have been awarded a University Fellowship are outstanding members of the community and excellent leaders in various professions, business sectors and industries. I strongly believe that our new Fellows will empower us to take our development to the next level, helping us excel even further.”

Professor Teng welcomed the new Fellows to the PolyU family. “By joining forces with our new Fellows, who are exemplars of social responsibility, and with the continuous efforts and initiatives of the PolyU community, I am confident that the University will scale new heights in its pursuit of world-class education and research for the benefit of society,” said Professor Teng.

Since its introduction in 2000, PolyU has conferred University Fellowships on a total of 128 distinguished persons.