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Alumni & Student Activities

  2019

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If you are interested in this workshop, please register ONE of the following sessions. Contents of each sessions are identical. 

Event Details

Date

September 16, 2019 (Monday)

Time

Session 1 - 1:00pm -2:00pm
Session 2 - 2:00pm -3:00pm 

Venue

HKU Pokfulam Campus

Speakers:
Sky Sun, Associate, PwC HK
Eric Guo, Senior Associate, Deloitte SZ 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to the CIMA Industry Talk: AI and Machine Learning in the context of a Cognitive Enterprise on September 11, 2019 at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. CIMA representative will also deliver an information session after the talk.

Event Details

Date

September 11, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

11:30am – 12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, Admiralty

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business intelligence providers and most trusted news organisations for over 125 years. The FT provides authoritative news coverage on global business, finance and politics, helping students understand the international business environment and connect classroom theory with business practice. The FT gathers and distill information from hundreds of sources to deliver accurate news and market analysis on global business, finance and politics. They put this news into context by combining it with expert market analysis, which helps readers to fully appreciate its implications and get a fuller picture on market trends and issues.

To maximize your benefit in subscription of FT, we invited FT representative to give an in-depth session of FT key content and tools available on FT.com.

Contents of the workshop are as follows:
• Accessing FT (account creating and accessing via app)
• How to use FT in your assignments, for interview preparation and to become corporate ready
• How to personalise your experience of FT 

Event Details

Date

September 10, 2019 (Tuesday)

Time

Session 1- 12:30pm-1:00pm
Session 2- 1:15pm-1:45pm 

Venue

HKU Town Centre, Admiralty

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to a grand Welcome Ceremony for students of FBE Masters Programmes on August 24, 2019 (Saturday) at HKU Grand Hall. Professor Hongbin Cai (Dean of FBE), Professor Yuk-fai Fong (Associate Dean for Taught Postgraduate Programmes), Directors of MAcct, MEcon, MFin, MSc(BA) and MSc(Mktg) programmes, teachers and alumni will jointly welcome you to the HKU FBE family at the Ceremony. Details of the Ceremony are as follows:

Event Details

Date

August 24, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

9:30am – 12:30pm

Venue

The Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, The University of Hong Kong

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

The new academic year will commence soon. Are you ready to meet some new friends? HKU Economics and Finance Postgraduates Association (HKUEFPA) would like to invite you to our one-day networking event, the Joint Orientation 2019.

It has been our tradition for a long time to embrace new comers into the big family of HKU FBE postgraduates. Do not miss this unique opportunity which comes with the following exclusive features:
* The only orientation involving multiple programmes, with fun-filled games designed to help you network with your future classmates from different programmes;
* Alumni to share first-hand insider experiences of how to get the best out of your studies at HKU and prepare for your career/further studies afterwards;
* HKUEFPA committee members to share what the association can offer to enhance your experience at HKU 

Event Details

Date

August 25, 2019 (Sunday)

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

HKU Campus

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are invited to an experience-sharing event for MAcct students on May 4, 2019 (Saturday) on Cyberport Campus. Speakers will share their job knowledge in the field and job searching tips in HK and China.

Event Details

Date

May 4, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

12:30pm-1:30pm

Venue

Classroom C, 3/F, Block B, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, HK

Speakers:
Sky Sun, Associate, PwC HK
Eric Guo, Senior Associate, Deloitte SZ 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to the KPMG Industry Seminar on March 27, 2019 (Wednesday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

March 27, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

11:00am-12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speaker:
Mr. Brian Chow, Associate Director, Associate Director, Management Consulting, KPMG

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on “Global Turbulence, Regional Solutions: Raise of Private Equity as an Alternative Asset Class” by Dr. Zenki Kwan, Investment Director of a listed company and a single family office in Hong Kong. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

March 16, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

11:00am-12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

About the Speaker:
Dr. Kwan is currently the investment director of a listed company and a single family office in Hong Kong, responsible for designing and implementing strategy, as well as overseeing its multi-billion investment portfolio across equities, fixed income, currency, funds and structured product. Besides portfolio management, Dr. Kwan is also involved in the M&A and business management functions of the listed company. Prior to his current role, Dr. Kwan was the vice-president of private equity division in Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings, and spent his earlier career in McKinsey, Samsung Securities, UBS and J.P. Morgan from being a management consultant, equity researcher to corporate finance banker.

Dr. Kwan earned his Doctor of Business Administration (majoring in finance) degree from SBS Swiss Business School, Switzerland. He completed executive education programs in Harvard Law School and University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and holds two Master Degrees - Master of Finance (majoring in financial engineering and risk management) from HKU, and Master of Applied Business Research. He also graduated with a first-class honor degree in business administration (finance and information systems) from HKUST and received Beta Gamma Sigma honor. Dr. Kwan is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), and a Certified Banker (CB).

Dr. Kwan is passionate in education, learning, and writing. He is the columnist of Metro Daily and the co-author of investing book which is available at Harvard Business School library. In addition, he is an adjunct lecturer of University of South Australia and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, teaching investment management and financial engineering related subjects for their MBA and other postgraduate programs.

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to an experience sharing event on March 5, 2019 (Tuesday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. Speakers are MSc(BA) alumni, they will share job knowledge in the field of data analytic and job searching tips. The sharing session is followed by a networking and refreshment reception where you can mingle with the speakers. 

Event Details

Date

March 5, 2019 (Tuesday)

Time

7:00pm-9:00pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speakers:
Jeffrey Chan, Data Analyst, Global Data, Bloomberg L.P.
Jacky Chang, Operations Assistant, Bank of Singapore
Jeff Heung, Analyst (Data Analytics and Applied Intelligence), Digital, Accenture
Youngky Wanady, Business Analyst, ThinkCol
Sylvia Zhu, Data Analyst, Human Resources, Esquel Enterprises Limited 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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The Spring Dinner 2019 for Master of Economics (MEcon), Master of Finance (MFin) and Master of Science in Business Analytics (MScBA) alumni in Hong Kong was successfully held on February 20, 2019 at The Chinese Banks' Association Limited. The event is organized by the FBE Masters Programme Office and sponsored by Fargo Wealth Group Limited (華港財富), which aims to unite our alumni, teachers and friends.

Event Details

Date

February 20, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue

The Chinese Banks' Association Limited
(Address: 5/F., South China Building, 1-3 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong) 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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The New Year Gathering for Alumni of Master of Economics, Master of Finance and Master of Science in Business Analytics in Shenzhen was successfully held on January 26, 2019 at Wyndham Grand Shenzhen. The event is organized by the Faculty of Business and Economics and is subsidized by Fargo Wealth Group Limited (華港財富).

Event Details

Date

January 26, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

Start at 6pm

Venue

Wyndham Grand Shenzhen
(Address: No.2009 Caitian Road, Futian, Futian District, Shenzhen, 518033) 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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You are coridally invited to the hiking activities for Alumni and Students of FBE Masters Programmes on December 16, 2018 (Sunday).

Event Details

Date

December 16, 2018 (Sunday)

Time

9:00am - 1:00pm

Venue

Wilson Trail Section 3

Route: Yau Tong MTR station -> Devil’s Peak ->Black Hill -> Tseng Lan Shue at Clear Water Bay Road

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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You are cordially invited to the Wine Tasting & Christmas Celebration 2018 to celebrate the coming Christmas with fellow classmates, alumni and friends!

Event Details

Date

December 15, 2018 (Saturday)

Time

7pm – 9pm

Venue

AA Bar, HKUAA Club

Wine Tasting Session

Wine Tasting Session will be presented by Ms. Jennifer Luk, Wine Educator, Wine Event Specialist and Freelance Wine Journalist in Asia. Jennifer is a certified specialist of Spirits (CSS) and awarded the WSET Advanced Certificate. She taught wine appreciation and related courses in HKU SPACE, CU SCS, HKMA, PEAK of VTC Group. Jennifer is passionate in sharing her global travel, wine & dine experience. Please find attached her biography with more details.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on "The Evolution of Hong Kong Trading Market and Future Investment" by Ms. Irene Wong, Founder of IxFintech Limited. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

November 2, 2018 (Friday)

Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue

HKU FBE Town Cetnre, 3/F, Tower 2, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty

About the Speaker:

Irene OL Wong, CPA, CGMA, is the Founder of ixFintech Limited, responsible for the company strategies, product design and operation. Ix Fintech Limited, founded in 2015, is a firm focusing on finance innovation and located in the Hong Kong Cyberport. The company has just launched its first app ixOption in August which aim to provide a one stop platform on option for learning, trading and risk management. The mission is to promote financial literacy and bring a new user experience to option learner.

Before her launch of the ixOption App this year, Irene is a seasoned professional in the finance industry specialized in Asia equities and derivatives trading. Her team has introduced the first app for Hong Kong stock exchange in 2013 which at that time only focusing on Hong Kong listed option. Before joining HKEX, she worked for three global hedge funds including Eton Park and Lionhart as Head of Trading (Asia) and is experienced in hedge fund strategies and trading. She was an open out-cry floor trader from 1996 to 1999 with Morgan Stanley and executed many global hedge funds order during the Asian financial crisis. Between 2001 and 2003, Irene managed the operation and business development of Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited and launched the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures together with HKEX.

Graduated from London School of Economics with a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Master degree in Finance from the University of Hong Kong. She also took various financial engineering and executive management courses at Stanford University and Wharton Business School. Irene is a US qualified CPA and CGMA. She spoke on TV, radio and being guest speakers for international conferences such as China International Derivatives Forum and Futures and Options World etc. Currently also a newspaper columnist on economic and investment topics for Hong Kong Economic Journal.

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to the Career Experience Sharing event for MEcon & MFin students on November 2, 2018 (Friday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. This event aims to showcase a holistic picture of different sectors in finance industry in HK. The sharing session is followed by a networking and refreshment reception where you can mingle with the speakers.

Event Details

Date

November 2, 2018 (Friday)

Time

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speakers:
Koala Chen, Director & Portfolio Manager, CSOP Asset Management Limited
Lyndon Miao, Vice President, Amundi Hong Kong Limited

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on "Asset Allocation Principles for Large Institutional Investors" by Mr. Wallace Yu, Portfolio Manager and Director, and Head of Multi-Asset Group at China Investment Corporation (CIC). Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

October 26, 2018 (Friday)

Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue

Lecture Theatre, 1/F, Block B, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

About the Speaker:

Mr Wallace Yu is Portfolio Manager and Director, and Head of Multi-Asset Group at China Investment Corporation (CIC), the sovereign wealth fund of China based in Beijing, where he oversees a multi-billion portfolio in internal and external programs. Before his time at CIC since 2009, he held quantitative research and trading positions at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, both based in London, and Citadel Investment Group based in Hong Kong.

Mr Yu is a Committee Member with the Beijing Youth Federation, a Council Member with the Hong Kong Professionals (Beijing) Association, the One Country Two Systems Youth Forum, and an academic adviser to China Insurance News.

Mr Yu has been an invited speaker, in China and overseas, at numerous conferences organised by regulators, universities and large asset owners in global investing. He is the lead author of the Chinese book “Exploring the Frontier in Asset Management” (2018), a pioneer in its field.

He holds a master's degree with Distinction in Mathematics and Finance from Imperial College London, under the U.K. Chevening Scholarship, after undergraduate studies at the University of Hong Kong (2000). He holds the CFA and FRM designations.

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on “New Trend of Huobi, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain”. The guest speakers will illustrate the latest trend, development and career prospect of blockchain industry. The seminar is followed by a networking and refreshment session where you can mingle with the speakers. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

October 19, 2018 (Friday)

Time

10:00am-12:00noon

Venue

Lecture Theatre, 1/F, Block B, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

List of Guests

Dr. Yu Jianing, President of Huobi University

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Ms. Pang Baiyan, CHO of Huobi Group

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Mr. William Bu, Founder of Central Crypto

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Mr. Hyde Li, Co-founder & Executive Director of Central Crypto

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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The alumni dinner for Master of Economics (MEcon) and Master of Finance (MFin) alumni in Shanghai was successfully held on May 20, 2018 at Langham Shanghai Xintiandi. This is our fifth year to gather our alumni together. This annual event is organized by HKU MEcon & MFin Programmes and is sponsored by Fargo Wealth Group Limited (華港財富). 

Event Details

Date

May 20, 2018 (Sunday)

Time

Start at 6pm

Venue

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi 上海新天地朗廷酒店
(Address: 99 Madang Road, Xintiandi, Shanghai 200021, China)

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!


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