The 65th anniversary celebrations of the University started on 15 March amid a flurry of excitement and confetti. The happy occasion commemorates the illustrious history of the Institution as a pioneer of technical and professional training in Hong Kong. In the cover story, the Council Chairman, the President, and one of this Institution's first graduates share their thoughts and feelings on the launch of the celebrations.
Another specially commissioned article which unfolds many precious memories of the Institution's early days appears on p.16-21.

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Editor: David Poon
Managing Editor: Terry Leung

Deputy Editor: Aileen Wong

Designer: Karen Leung
Chinese calligraphy on cover:
Prof. Leung Tin-pui
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back issue

April 2002

Part 1
  • Happy anniversary, PolyU:
    The celebrations have just begun
  • 理大建校六十五周年 慶祝活動多姿采
  • Revisiting the history of PolyU

Part 2
  • Building named in honour of Chan Tai-ho
  • Admission scheme opens door early to the brilliant
  • Expo booths draw a big crowd
  • Prestigious awards for healthcare and design researchers
  • Council greets new members
  • International academy designates tourism school as
    world HQ
  • Celebrating 25 years of dedication in advancing healthcare
  • Making great strides in professional services
  • Top students of the year honoured
  • Accountancy graduate at top of the world
  • Oscar glory for Shrek Animator

Part 3
  • A brief history of technical education in Hong Kong -
    with special reference to the Polytechnic University

Part 4

  • Welcome home, alumni!
  • First Arts Festival 'China Extravaganza'
  • Xi'an technology company to join China 'go-west' drive
  • First 'Digital Factory' in Southeast Asia unveiled

Part 5
  • The Tai Chi solution to balancing problems
  • Major conferences and seminars

Part 6
  • Salute to long-serving staff
  • On we go for charity
  • Striving for a sustainable future
  • External appointments

Part 7
  • Fresh impetus to learning English
  • Thank you to new donors

Part 8
  • Glamorous reunion for construction graduates
  • Former Chief Secretary speaks at MBA alumni gathering

Part 9

Last updated: 11 March, 2002

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