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HKBU confers honorary doctoral degrees on four distinguished persons

2020.11.16

(from left) HKBU President Professor Roland Chin, HKBU Council and Court Chairman Dr Clement Chen, Professor Ng Ching-fai, Dr Raymond R Wong, HKBU Council and Court Deputy Chairman Mr Paul Poon and HKBU Council and Court Treasurer Ms Rosanna Choi.

Honorary doctoral degree recipients conferred online: Professor Dame Wendy Hall (left) and Dr Harry H Y Shum.


Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) held its Commencement on 15 and 16 November to confer undergraduate degrees and higher degrees on more than 14,500 graduates of the 2019 and 2020 cohorts. The University also conferred honorary doctoral degrees on four distinguished persons for their outstanding professional achievements and remarkable contributions to society.

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Professor Ng Ching-fai and Dr Harry H Y Shum were awarded the degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa. Dr Raymond R Wong was bestowed the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa. Please click here for background information on the four honorary doctoral degree recipients.

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