Distinguished personalities conferred honorary doctorates
PolyU bestowed honorary doctorates on the following two prominent figures at its 25th Congregation held on 27 October in recognition of their distinguished accomplishments and contributions. The event was presided over by Council Chairman Dr Lam Tai-fai and President Prof. Jin-Guang Teng.
- Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, GBS, JP, Chief Executive Officer of The Hong Kong Jockey Club was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humanities; and
- Professor Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (in absentia)
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