A Good Story to Tell

“A Good Story to Tell” is a collection of HKUST stories of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy reading and experiencing what makes HKUST special.

A Good Story
Dec 2017

Miles from friends and family, exchange students often have a difficult time adjusting to local life. The “One More Pair of Chopsticks” program initiated by School of Science is changing all that with help from Hong Kong students. With markets, lanterns, gatherings, mooncakes and joy, Hong Kong... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2017

Little did Sandra Sobanska know when she left her native Poland in 2014 to join HKUST’s Global Business undergraduate program, that within three years she could be part of a team staging anything quite like Hack Horizon. However this unique international – and airborne – hackathon is only the... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2017

Recent news covered Chris Ko from the class of 2017 about her vegetarian tea cafe in Tsim Sha Tsui, and how she made good use of every skill she learnt from HKUST’s EVMT program to realize her dream.     “When I chose to apply to the Environmental Management and Technology (EVMT) program, I thought... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I wish HKUST’s ranking will keep going up, both in Asia and the whole world.” Head Gardener of Facilities Management Office, Mr Andy Lam said.... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2017

  Dr Jason Chan of the Chemistry Department is passionate about sharing knowledge with the new generation, but underpinning this obsession is love and respect for chemicals.             He might look like an ordinary professor but Dr Jason Chan is a lively spark. The Hong Kong native... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I wish HKUST and believe HKUST will be forever young.” Director of Human Resources Office, Ms Yvonne Ho said.... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2017

  If you’ve ever struggled with trying to pick up tofu with chopsticks, think how difficult it must be for the steely grip of a mechanical robot.  But thanks to some great teamwork and a lot of persistence, that’s exactly the challenge recently solved by five Mechanical Engineering students at... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I have been extremely fortunate to have been able to grow with HKUST. I hope all of you will have the opportunity to also grow with HKUST.” Associate... Read More
A Good Story
Jun 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I wish HKUST can carry on with the tradition and thrive in the future.” Computer Officer of Public Affairs Office, Mr Sam Wong said.... Read More
A Good Story
May 2017

Starting a business is a marathon with lots of hurdles on the path. Every entrepreneur shares a number of traits, from perseverance to the ability to manage risk, which are crucial to building a successful enterprise.     Senior student Hercules Chan, who majors in Risk Management and Business... Read More
A Good Story
May 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I hope that I can make more unforgettable memories with my friends here. And they can show me a little bit more about Hong Kong so that when I go back to... Read More
A Good Story
May 2017

Eager to play a part in helping HKUST’s local and overseas students cross cultural barriers and get to know each other better, a group of Year 3 business students launched the “Be Our Guest” dinner hosting program, an initiative which won them the President’s 1-HKUST Student Life Award.         If... Read More
A Good Story
May 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I was able to find my passion and interests here and realized what I could do.” our alumnus Amy Tam said.... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I thought I should live a life with meanings, which would not be just about career fame and fortune, but would also let me make contributions to Hong... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “Don’t worry, be happy. I think that’s a good motto to try followed by. It’s not easy but you should try.” Associate Director of... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “It takes much longer time to educate a person than growing a tree. I wish HKUST will keep growing into a big tree.” Manager of Facilities Management... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

One of the first HKUST students to join the HeadStart@HKUST Program, which combines Internship, Mentorship and Fellowship, Beatrice Chan spent her internship last summer with Taiwan Public Television Service and found it gave new impetus to her personal dreams.    Assigned to the production team of... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “Having an interview with the President Woo made me think that apart from tracing my own roots, I should also look for ways to contribute to the city of... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “I have heard that all HKUST students do are studying and academics, but now that I have become a student here, I found that HKUST has a lot of different... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “It was the drive in all of us that made it possible for the University to open in 3 years.” Founding President of the HKUST, Prof Woo... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

An inclusive student initiative is building bonds and understanding between the myriad individuals who comprise HKUST         Be prepared to go beyond technology, timetables and tests if you talk with a member of “Humans of HKUST”. The project, established and driven by students, conducts... Read More
A Good Story
Mar 2017

A first generation graduate from HKUST, Professor Rachel Ngai went around the world, came back and contributed to where it all started. Born in China and moved to Hong Kong as a six-year-old, Prof Rachel Ngai still remembers fondly how life was different in her adoptive homeland. “The first time I... Read More
A Good Story
Feb 2017

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, a growing collection of videos was made to feature the remarkable community at HKUST – past and present. “To me, it was a once in a life-time opportunity to participate in the establishment of a new university.” Dean of Business and... Read More
A Good Story
Jan 2017

Illustrating the innovation at work at HKUST, Prof Neville Ka Shek Lee and his design team consisting of HKUST alumni have devised a novel way for seniors to wash in greater safety while retaining their independence The bathroom can be a dangerous place especially when you are a senior. The US... Read More
A Good Story
Nov 2016

We hear a lot about technological advancements like ‘Smart Cities’ and the ‘Internet of Things’, but how will they really improve our lives?  For Chris Tsui, inspired by the commitment to excellence and can-do spirit he learned while studying his Master in Engineering at... Read More
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