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Welcome Gathering Kicked Off Research Postgraduate Students’ Study Journey


The Faculty of Science successfully organized a welcome gathering for research postgraduate (RPg) students, including existing and new students, on 23 September 2016. The event aimed to reinforce exchange and relationship of RPg students as well as foster their sense of belonging to the Faculty. Close to seventy students and staff members, including students from Sri Lanka, French, Pakistan, Mainland China and Hong Kong, participated in the gathering.

Prof Rick Wong, Vice-President (Research & Development) and Prof Jiming Liu, Acting Dean of Science shared their research insight with students during the opening remarks. Some useful information on resources, facilities and activities provided by the Faculty and the University were also shared with students.

Each year, five RPg student representatives, one from each Department, are appointed by the Faculty.They organize a series of indoor and outdoor activities to enhance bonding amongst students cross the Faculty. This year’s representatives are:

  • Mr Wang Zhi, Albert (Biology)
  • Miss Wang Yi, Ellen (Chemistry)
  • Mr Wang Qiang, Jack (Convenor, Computer Science)
  • Miss Luo Dehui, April (Mathematics)
  • Miss Liang Yuqi, Kiki (Physics)

Four existing PhD students shared with participants on their valuable research experience from different perspectives. Miss Xu Ting (PhD, Year 3, Biology) shared on “Tips for a new beginning”. Mr Chow Chi Hang (PhD, Year 1, Chemistry) introduced on “University facilities”. Mr Zhu Zhaochen (PhD, Year 4, Mathematics) spoke on “Experience of living in HK and PhD study”. And a Pakistan student Mr Ali Asgher Syed (PhD, Year 2, Physics) talked about “My one year study and life in Hong Kong”. The gathering was followed by a game and lunch reception, whereby students and staff members had a fabulous time of mingling.

You may click here for more photos about this activity.

For more information about staff member and students’ sharing, please click the following links:

  1. Sharing of some useful information (by Faculty of Science)
  2. Sharing on University facilities (by Mr Chow Chi Hang, Chris, PhD, Year 1, Chemistry)
Close to seventy students and staff members participated in the welcome gathering for research postgraduate students