Alumni Homecoming Weekend

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Mark your calendars for the HKU Business School Alumni Homecoming Weekend on March 15-17, 2024! Get ready to reconnect, learn, and celebrate with fellow alumni through a Professor luncheon, insightful lectures, gala dinner, sports and business forum, and networking opportunities. We look forward to welcoming you back and creating unforgettable memories together! 

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Friday, March 15, 2024

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Campus Tour at HKU

(Reservations are full)

11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Star Professor Luncheon Talk on “Why is Hong Kong Housing So Expensive?”

Speaker: Prof. Michael B. WONG

Engage in an enlightening discussion, gain valuable insights into the current state of the housing market, and explore potential solutions to the challenges faced by the region. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from an expert in the field while enjoying a delicious meal.

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Company Visit

(Reservations are full. Those who are interested in participating will be placed on a waiting list)

Confirmed Visit(s) : Cathay Pacific City, Lee Kum Kee

Join us for an insightful visit to some of Hong Kong’s leading corporations. This is a unique opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge about their operations, network with professionals, and learn about the latest industry trends. Be sure to check out this exclusive experience in Hong Kong’s vibrant business scene.


Remarks: There is a visiting capacity for each corporation, and participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. The final decision regarding the allocation of spots will be subject to the School’s discretion. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to providing you with an enriching experience.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Distinguished Lecture

Theme: Hong Kong’s Vision for Sustainable Economic Growth: Effective Steering and Management towards Success


Mr. Algernon Yau

Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

An engaging lecture presented by our renowned professor or distinguished alumni on a thought-provoking and controversial topic. Take advantage of this opportunity to expand your knowledge and participate in a stimulating discussion.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Your alma mater welcomes you back on campus for an unforgettable day packed with incredible activities hosted by the Development & Alumni Affairs Office together with all 10 faculties, Libraries and University Museums. Listen to a professor talk, go on a campus tour, check out the latest student inventions and university technologies, take a picture with your family in a graduation gown… There is something for everyone!

5:45 pm – 9:30 pm

HKU Business School Alumni Gala Dinner

Reservations have reached full capacity, and the registration link is now closed. 

Theme: Timeless Excellence – A Storied Legacy, Shaping the Future


The Honourable Paul CHAN Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP

Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Don’t miss out on this spectacular gala dinner! This inaugural event brings together over 600 alumni, faculty members, mainland and international partners, and friends for a night of delicious food, meaningful connections, and fond reminiscing.


Proceeds from the gala will support fundraising efforts for the upcoming Pokfield campus – new home of HKU Business School, showcasing the school’s commitment to ongoing excellence, sustainable growth, and community engagement. The new campus will feature state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge technology, and green spaces, fostering a world-class environment for Hong Kong’s youth to thrive. Let’s celebrate our shared legacy and contribute to the future of HKU Business School. 

Sunday, March 17, 2024

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Sports and Business Forum

Welcoming Remarks
  • Prof. Hongbin Cai, Dean of HKU Business School
Keynote Speech
  • Ms. Fenella Ng, 3-time Olympian in rowing & swimming
Panel 1 – “Balancing Life as a Business School Student & Star Athlete”
  • Mr. Liam Doherty – Hong Kong Men’s Rugby Team Asian Games 2023 Gold Medal
  • Ms. Sandy Choi – Current Member of Hong Kong Sailing Team
  • (Moderator) Ms. Fenella Ng – 3-time Olympian in rowing & swimming and Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony Flagbearer
Keynote Speech
  • Mr. Duncan Reid, Long-time Captain of Hong Kong Men’s National Basketball Team
Star Alumni Keynote Fireside Chat
  • Mr. Alex Fong, Olympian, Entertainer, Sports Entrepreneur
  • (Moderator) Ms. Cheryl Yuen, Television News Anchor
Panel 2 – “The Business of Sport”
  • Mr. Hugo Jehlen, CEO (Hong Kong), Decathlon
  • Mr. David Lee, CEO, NEX Team
  • Mr. Ben Wiggins, Partnerships Strategic Lead (Asia), Chelsea FC
  • (Moderator) Mr. Adrian Chan, Director of Executive Education at HKU Business School
Inspirational Speech
  • Mr. Feng Ye, Vice-President of Li Ning

Join us for an inspiring Sports and Business Forum, where you’ll have the opportunity to learn from successful student athletes and leading sports business executives about their journey, challenges, and achievements. Engage in stimulating discussions, gain valuable insights, and explore the intersection of sports and business.

* the schedule and programme are subject to final confirmation

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