This e-newsletter is specially prepared to provide you with a summary of PolyU’s 80th anniversary celebratory activities.


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Issue 7

PolyU 80th Anniversary Grand Finale


Several major events including Open Day and Celebration Dinner concluded the year-long anniversary celebrations. Over 200 celebratory activities have been held throughout this memorable year.


Open Day


PolyU hosted the 80th Anniversary Open Day on 2 and 3 December to showcase the University’s latest developments and achievements as well as its wealth of facilities to the public.

The two-day event featured over 100 spectacular programmes and activities, ranging from creative showcases, themed talks, interesting workshops, tours, fun games and performance. On this special occasion, the University also held the Naming Ceremony of the Pauline Tsang Po Yan Gallery, as well as the Unveiling Ceremonies of the Wall of Pride @ Alumni Atrium and the Sculpture “Congregation”.

A highlight event of the Open Day was the cycling activity “8 x 80 Cycling”, which brought together over 400 PolyU staff, students, alumni and their families and friends to bike through the University campus and Yau Tsim Mong. Details



開放日的重點活動—「8 x 80 單車樂」聚集超過四百名理大的教職員、學生、校友與他們的家人朋友一同騎單車穿越校園及油尖旺區。 詳情

Celebration Dinner


On 7 December, around 2,000 local and overseas honourable guests gathered at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to join the University's 80th Anniversary Celebration Dinner. Chief Executive the Hon Mrs Carrie Lam, joined by a stage party of over 40 distinguished guests, officiated a glittering lighting ceremony.

World-renowned pianist Mr Lang Lang, who has just been conferred PolyU University Fellowship, gave a stunning performance in celebration of PolyU’s anniversary. The President’s Band also took the stage with special guests, including Secretary for Development the Hon Michael Wong, Secretary for Food and Health Professor the Hon Sophia Chan, as well as PolyU University Fellows Dr Raymond Chan and Miss Cally Kwong. Details