HKU Economics and Finance Postgraduates Association (HKUEFPA) is the association representing both students and alumni of postgraduate studies in economics and finance at The University of Hong Kong. Its membership covers students and alumni of HKU courses leading to postgraduate degrees with substantial concentration in economics and/or finance, including Master of Economics, Master of Finance, Master of Business Administration as well as M. Phil and Ph.D in Economics or Finance.
Officially established in 2008 as HKU Economics and Finance Postgraduates Association Ltd, it is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee with the goals of promoting the welfare of its members and the continuous development and pursuit of economics and finance studies at The University of Hong Kong. HKUEFPA also acts as a bridge to foster communication and relationship between the School and the postgraduate students and alumni.
Activities organised by HKUEFPA
Working closely and with strong support from the School of Economics and Finance, HKUEFPA organised a wide range of activities for HKU economics and finance postgraduates:
Career and Industry Talks and Visits
To enhance the competitiveness of our postgraduates, HKUEFPA organised regular talks by alumni and industry experts to share their insights in career as well as professional and industry developments in the fields of economics and finance. Past speakers include professionals from leading international financial, legal and academic institutions. In addition, visits to companies and firms were also organised for our postgraduates to gain better practical knowledge of the industries.
Annual High Table Dinner
The Annual Economics and Finance Postgraduates High Table Dinner is the gala event of the year and an important platform to foster the relationship between the School and the postgraduates. The High Table Dinner 2008 was held in September at The Hong Kong Bankers Club and saw the participation of more than 120 economics and finance postgraduate students and alumni as well as faculty members and guests.
HKUEFPA organised a range of recreational and social activities such as film show, happy hour drink, hotpot dinner, golf fun day, BBQ and boat cruise to promote a healthy and diversified lifestyle as well as networking for our postgraduates and faculty members.