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75th Anniversary Updates

PolyU students capture Championships in intervarsity sports and debate competitions

PolyU students capture Championships in intervarsity sports and debate competitions

PolyU athletes win Men’s and Women’s Championships

Congratulations to all PolyU student-athletes on winning the Overall Championship in both Men’s and Women’s categories at the Inter-universities Sports Competitions 2012.

This is undoubtedly a year of sweat, tears and joy for the sports teams of the University. Their hard-work and perseverance deservedly paid off as they took the Grand Slam of Overall Championship, the first time in history for PolyU to outperform other institutions in the Competitions.

Championships clinched by PolyU teams this year include:

Men’s event:        
  1. Athletics
  2. Basketball
  3. Fencing
  4. Handball
  5. Squash
  6. Swimming
  7. Taekwondo                

Women’s event:

  1. Fencing
  2. Soccer
  3. Taekwondo
  4. Woodball
  5. Volleyball

PolyU debate team captures Championship

After a series of exciting matches, PolyU Student Debate Team won the Championship of the 2012 Hong Kong Inter-collegiate Debate Competition co-organized by RTHK and Hong Kong Federation of Students.  Team captain Tang Ho-lap also won The Best Debater Award for his outstanding performance. The final round of matches was held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on 14 April. The motion was “The Individual Visit Scheme brings more benefits than harms to Hong Kong”, with Hong Kong Baptist University as the affirmative and PolyU the negative.

Other institutions participating in the Competition were the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Lingnan University and Hong Kong Shue Yan University. 

Members of the PolyU Debate Team 2011-12 include:

Members at the final match:

Study programme

  1. Tang Ho Lap - Captain and Winner of The Best Debater Award

BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering

  1. Kwan Man Yee

BA (Hons) in Bilingual Studies

  1. Lee Chi Yiu

BEng (Hons) in Product Engineering with Marketing

  1. Chan Fu Chung

HD in Building Services Engineering

Other team members:

  1. Au Ka Wa

BSc (Hons) in Tourism Management

  1. Cheung Siu Keung

BSc (Hons) in Environment & Sustainable Development

  1. Chow Shuk Yi

BA (Hons) in Social Work

  1. Lau Hiu Man

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy

  1. Leung Chiu Wai

BBA (Hons) in Financial Services

  1. Leung Kwai Yee

HD Scheme in Fashion & Textile Studies

  1. Lo Pik Fei

BSc (Hons) in Property Management

  1. Man Hei Yu

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy

  1. Pang Wing Shan

BSc (Hons) in Environment & Sustainable Development

  1. Sze Cheung

HD in Product Innovation Technologies

  1. Sze Tik Long

BA (Hons) in Social Policy and Administration

  1. Tang Yee Man

BSc (Hons) in Hotel Management

  1. Tang Man Chun

BSc (Hons) Scheme in Computing

  1. Yeung Ho Shing

BSc (Hons) in Tourism Management

  1. Yeung Sze Tung

BA (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions

The Debate Team is currently affiliated to the General Education Centre, with Dr Yu Kam-por as advisor. The Team is grateful to former members who had helped them prepare for all the matches.

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