On 25 January 2024, Dr Lam Tai-fai, GBS, JP, Council Chairman of PolyU, Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, JP, President of PolyU, and Prof. Ben Young, Vice President (Student and Global Affairs) of PolyU, led a delegation to attend a dinner gathering hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Association (Singapore).
The dinner was graced with the presence of Mr Owen Fung Ho-yin, JP, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Singapore. Dr Lam warmly welcomed all the guests on behalf of the University, expressing his delight at meeting many PolyU alumni and friends from Singapore, especially the young faces. Prof. Teng then presented a comprehensive overview of the University, highlighting its latest developments and accomplishments in research, innovative programmes, and global collaborations. He also shared the encouraging results attained by PolyU in different world rankings, and introduced top scholars from various disciplines to everyone in attendance.
The exchange of ideas and experiences during the event further strengthened the bond between PolyU and its alumni community in Singapore. Prof. Teng expressed sincere gratitude to the Association, in particular Vice President Ms Carmen Lee. The Association has provided ongoing support and contributions to the growth and success of PolyU’s alumni network in Singapore.
Apart from gathering with alumni, the delegation also attended a series of meetings and visits, engaging with university leaders in Vietnam and Malaysia to foster collaborative research and academic exchanges.