List of graduates of the University of Hong Kong

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This is a list of famous graduates of the University of Hong Kong (HKU).


Faculty of Arts[edit]

Name Known for Degree(s) & Year
Elizabeth Wong Former Director of Social Welfare and Hong Kong Legislator; now writer B.A. (Eng Lit.) 1962
Anson Chan Fang On-sang Former Chief Secretary for Administration of Hong Kong Did not complete (Eng Lit.)
Eileen Chang Writer
Mabel Cheung Film director BA 1973
Ching Cheong Journalist B.Econ 1975
Selina Chow Selina Chow Leung Suk-yee Non ex-officio Member of the Executive Council BA (English)
Chan Hing-yan Composer and music educator chair of the Department of Music
Ann Hui Director BA 1969, MA 1973
Rafael Hui Si Yan Former Chief Secretary for Administration of Hong Kong BA '70, DSocSc honoris causa, 2007
Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee Former Secretary for Security of Hong Kong BA
Ambrose Lee Secretary of Hong Kong
Clara Law Film director
Martin Lee Chu-ming Former Legislative Councillor (Hong Kong Island) BA
Margaret Ng Member of the Legislative Council (Legal constituency) BA 1969, MA 1975
Catherine Joyce Symons Headmistress of DGS, Legco & Execo member BA 1939, LL.D honoris causa 1978
Tsang Yok-sing President of the Legislative Council BA 1968, CertEd 1981, AdvDipEd 1982, MEd 1983
Kay Tse On-kei Singer BA (American Studies) 2004
James Wong Jim Lyricist BA 1963, MPhil 1983, PhD 2003
Lin Xi Lyricist BA (Translation) 1984
Dr. Chou Yiu Fai Lyricist and Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University BA (English and Comparative Literature)
Patrick Yu Lawyer BA

Faculty of Engineering[edit]

Name Known for Degree(s) & Year
Lee Cheuk-yan Member of the Legislative Council B.Sc.(Eng) 1978
Tse Tsz-ho Scientist in Interventional Radiology at Harvard Medical School B Eng

Faculty of Law[edit]

Name Known for Degree(s) & Year
Elsie Leung Lawyer, former Secretary for Justice LLM
Rimsky Yuen Secretary for Justice; Senior Counsel LLB
Patrick Chan Siu-oi Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal LLB 1974
Andrew Cheung Kui-nung Chief Judge of the High Court LLB
Albert Ho Chun-yan Member of the Legislative Council (New Territories West) LLB 1975
Albert H. Y. Chen Member of the Hong Kong Basic Law Committee of the National People's Congress Standing Committee LLB 1980
Johannes Chan First Honorary Senior Counsel in Hong Kong; current dean of the Faculty of Law LLB
Margaret Ng Member of Legislative Council; Senior Counsel PCLL 1988
Alan Leong Member of Legislative Council; Senior Counsel LLB
Audrey Eu Member of Legislative Council; Senior Counsel LLB
Ronny Tong Member of Legislative Council; Senior Counsel LLB
Tanya Chan Member of Legislative Council LLB
Wally Yeung Vice-President of the Court of Appeal LLB 1974[1]

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (renamed in 2006)[edit]

Name Known for Degree(s) & Year
Sun Yat-Sen First Provisional President of the Republic of China Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese 1892 (predecessor of HKU's Faculty of Medicine)
Yuet Wai Kan Winner of Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, Shaw Prize in Life Science MBBS
Yuen Kwok-yung Head of HKU Department of Microbiology MBBS in 1981

Faculty of Science[edit]

Name Known for Degree(s) & Year
Michael Suen Secretary for Education
Stephen Lam Chief Secretary for Administration
Rita Fan Former President of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong MSSc, BSc
Sarah Liao the former Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works of HKSAR BSc 1973, MPhil
Yum Tong Siu William Elwood Byerly Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University BSc 1962, DSc "honoris causa" 1990
Ava Yu Singer, actress, hostess BSc (Biology), 2007

Faculty of Social Sciences[edit]

Name Known for Degree(s) & Year
Yuen-Ying Chan Journalist and professor
Stanley Ho Hong Kong and Macau Tycoon, "Gambling King" DSocSc honoris causa, 1987
Samuel Hui Singer, lyricist, actor BSocSc 1972
Antony Leung Kam-chung former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong BSocSc
Joseph Yam Chi-kwong former CEO of Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Yeung Sum Member of the Legislative Council (Hong Kong Island) BA
Lau Siu Kai Head of the Government's thinktank, the Central Policy Unit BSocSc
Hsing Yun Founder of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order DSocSc honoris causa, 2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Judicial Appointment". Hong Kong: High Court. 2002-05-03. Retrieved 2013-06-07.