College Initiatives

College Delegation Joined High Table Dinner of the Diligentia College & C5 Youth Student Leader Summit

Professor Tang Sze Wing, Associate Head, Dr Tony M H Chan, College Secretary, and six student representatives joined the High Table Dinner of the Diligentia College, CUHK(SZ) on 15 November 2023. The students also represented the College to join the C5 Youth Student Leader Summit, organised by Diligentia College where they shared their experiences with other student leaders from Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Chongqing University, and the University of Macao, as well as visited different companies in Shenzhen.

As one of the key activities of the C5 Youth Student Leaders Summit, 14 student representatives who joined the Summit visited United College on 18 November 2023. The event was a key component of the C5 Young Student Leaders Summit, which aims to deepen communication and exchange among students and nurture young leaders. The visiting group was warmly welcomed by Professor Stephen H S Wong, College Head, Professor Tang Sze Wing, Associate College Head, and Dr Tony M H Chan, College Secretary. The College management also expressed great anticipation for more collaboration and exchange opportunities in the future.

Student representatives enjoyed lunch and experienced Hong Kong’s dining culture at the College Student Canteen. Afterwards, Ms Chan Pui Yan (IBBA/2), President of the Resident Association of Chan Chun Ha Hostel, and Ms Choi Tsz Ching (CMBI/2), President of the Resident Association of Bethlehem Hall, led the visiting group on a tour of their respective hostels. In addition, the students also visited to the Wu Chung Library and Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory. The visiting group then proceeded to the University Mall and concluded at the CUHK History Gallery, where they learned about the founding history and traditions of the CUHK.

This visit gave our visitors with a comprehensive insight into the College life, facilities, and environment in United College. They also expressed significant interest in the daily lives and the non-formal education of United College. Dormitory cultures and lifestyles of respective universities were shared among student representatives.

Exploring the Greater Bay Area – Company Visit to Sanofi (SZ)

College students were also invited to join the Company Visit to Sanofi in Shenzhen, organised by Diligentia College, CUHK(SZ), under their programme of The 7th Grand View on 24 October 2023.  28 students coming from United College and Diligentia College visited Sanofi (SZ) Vaccine Production Factory and its Innovation Centre to learn more about the latest developments in pharmaceutical and healthcare technology. 

Photo Credit: Diligentia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen