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Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU BRE 2021

15 Sep 2021


The Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU BRE aims to give public recognition to outstanding graduates of the Department of Building and Real Estate for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater.

 

The year of 2022 marks the 85th Anniversary of PolyU. New features are introduced to recognise our distinguished alumni’s diverse accomplishments and contributions:-

 

  • Four award categories to recognise:
  • Professional achievement
  • Entrepreneurial achievement
  • Scholarly achievement
  • Community service achievement
  • Special recognition to young alumni awardees
  • Awards will be conducted at three levels: Department level, Faculty/School level and University level

Nominations for Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU BRE are invited for submission. 

  • Call for nomination starts from now on
  • Nomination Form returns by 15 October 2021

Awardee for Department Award will be confirmed in late 2021.

The nominated candidate must be a bona fide graduate who has successfully completed full-time or part-time programme offered by the Department of Building and Real Estate, PolyU (or its forerunners: ‘Building Department’, ‘Department of Building, Surveying and Structural Engineering’ & ‘Department of Building and Surveying’) which led to academic award accredited by the respective Department.

 

The proposer can be PolyU graduate, Honorary Graduate, University Fellow, PolyU staff, current PolyU Council and Court member and current Advisory Committee member.  There is no limit to the number of nominations to be submitted by each proposer.  However, the proposer cannot be the candidate himself/ herself.

 

There are four award categories, namely “Professional Achievement”, “Entrepreneurial Achievement”, “Scholarly Achievement” and “Community Service Achievement”.  Selection criteria for each category are listed below.

Selection is based on the nominee’s accomplishments in his/her personal achievements in the field, contributions to the community, and support and contributions to PolyU.

Award Category

Description

Professional Achievement

This category recognises alumni who have attained distinguished achievements, demonstrated exemplary leadership and made a strong impact on their profession/ industry.

Entrepreneurial Achievement

This category recognises alumni who have demonstrated outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship, founded and advanced business or technology ventures with social impact.

Scholarly Achievement

This category recognises alumni scholars who have made notable scholarly or research contributions in their disciplines, with proven track record and excellent reputation in the field.

Community Service Achievement

This category recognises alumni who have made impactful contributions to the communities, or demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment, volunteerism and/or philanthropy for promoting the wellbeing of the communities.

Special recognition to young alumni awardees in the award category is added.  Candidate who is aged under 40 by the end of the award year can be considered under the Outstanding BRE Young Alumni stream.

Notes: The bestowal of the award shall subject to individual merits of the nomination.  There may be nil awardee for a category if no candidate is found suitable.

Panel of Judges, comprising both internal and external members, will be formed to examine the nominations and assess candidates’ qualifications and performance for the awards.

Ms Christine YEUNG

Email:  bscyeung@polyu.edu.hk

Tel: 852 3400 3867

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