Distinguished Visiting Scholar Scheme

The Distinguished Visiting Scholar Scheme, sponsored by the United College Endowment Fund, was established in 1981. The programme invites internationally renowned scholars to visit the College every year, in order to promote cultural and academic exchanges between the scholar and the College members.

Criteria of the nominee:

  • scholastically distinguished
  • a good speaker

The nominators must be a member of United College, and the nominations will be handled by the Distinguished Visiting Scholar Committee under the Assembly of Fellows. The structure of the committee includes staff from various faculties and student representative.

DVS package:

  • Business class air ticket for the invited scholar or economy class tickets for the invited scholar and his/her accompanying spouse
  • Hotel accommodation and meals (arranged by the College)
  • Living allowance

Visitation activities:

  • Welcoming lunch
  • Two to three public lectures (depending on visitation duration)
  • Night talk or High Table Dinner organized by the College or student society
  • Visiting related academic departments and meeting colleagues
  • Farewell dinner

Scholar List


Committee Membership

Chairman

Professor Helen M L MENG

 

Ex-Officio Members

Professor Jimmy C M YU(Head)
Professor Alaster H Y LAU(Associate College Head & Dean of Students)
Mrs Christina LI (College Secretary) 

 

Members

Professor Kevin Y F AU
Professor CHAN Ngai-hang
Professor Alan C K CHEUNG
Professor Christopher H K CHENG
Professor HO Che-wah
Professor Ellis K L HON
Professor LAM Ching-man
Professor LEUNG Kwong-sak
Professor ZHAO Yuhong

 

Student Representative

Miss LING Wai Yu

 

Secretary

Mr George W Y LAM

 

Terms of Reference:

1. To plan and organise the College’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Programmes.

2. To be accountable to Assembly of Fellows and Cabinet.


Nomination Form