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News & Events > News & Events > Student CHEUNG Ka Piu honoured Faculty Outstanding Student Award
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Student CHEUNG Ka Piu honoured Faculty Outstanding Student Award

Date: 22 Feb 2019

Optometry Final year student Mr Cheung Ka Piu, Alan has been awarded as the Outstanding Student of the School of Optometry as well as the Outstanding Student of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences under the PolyU Outstanding Students Award Scheme 2018. PolyU organized the Outstanding Student Awards Presentation Ceremony on 21 February.

In the past five years of study, Alan has received a number of scholarships, including The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Entry Scholarship (Academic), the HKSAR Government Scholarship for four consecutive years, and scholarships for the Best Student in BSc (Hons) in Optometry of the study year for three consecutive years. He has also won the scholarship for overseas exchange programme. Alan has actively participated in volunteer service and organized vision screening activities to promote eye care awareness locally and globally. “I went to the Queensland University of Technology for my clinical placements. It not only enhanced my clinical knowledge and skills, but also provided me with a great platform to better understand the foreign culture and community. I became more mature and independent. Studying at PolyU is undoubtedly fabulous! To show my sincere gratitude to all faculty members and mentors, I would make use of my knowledge for giving back to the society.” Alan expressed.

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The Outstanding Student Awards are given annually to full-time final-year students in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, strong leadership ability, active involvement in extra-curricular activities, substantial community service experience and exposure, and good personal qualities. Student with extraordinary performances is selected by the department to receive the “Outstanding Student Award of Department”. These outstanding students of departments under the purview of the same faculty will then compete with each other for the “Outstanding Student Award of Faculty”.

☉ Prof. Philip C. H. Chan, Interim President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (left) and Mr Cheung Ka Piu.

☉ Group photo of officiating guests and award recipients.