Fr Alvaro Ribeiro, former warden of Ricci Hall, passed away last year. Riccians decided to honour their beloved friend by initiating the Fr Alvaro Ribeiro SJ Memorial Scholarship for English major students.
Dr Harry Shum, the awardee of the 2014 Outstanding Technical Leadership Award, generously designated the award money to establish the Tso Shiu Kit Scholarship to pay tribute to Professor Tso Shiu Kit, his former supervisor at The University.
HKU pharmacy graduate Freddie Ng passed away in 2013, but his bravery in the face of a terminal illness won everybody's heart. The TF Ng Improvement Award in Pharmacy has been established at the University by his family in his honour.
This year, twenty-six students from HKU are the proud recipients of HSBC Hong Kong Scholarships, HSBC Social Work Scholarships, HSBC Overseas Scholarship, and the Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award.
Throughout his life, Mr George Ho, the media mogul dedicated himself to serving the Hong Kong community and his generous contributions to education have benefited generations of students. He and his good deeds will live long in our memory.