On Tuesday 8 September, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Eastwood, welcomed 146 alumni, students and freshers to an exclusive reception at The Hong Kong Jockey Club. Mr William Chang, University of Birmingham alumnus, generously hosted the event.
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma (LLB Law, 1977; LLD Honorary Degree, 2011) joined us as our guest of honour at the reception. During the evening Geoffrey, a close friend of the University, shared his reflections of life at Birmingham and spoke the guests including the first scholarship winners of the University’s Hong Kong Outstanding Achievement Awards.
The Vice Chancellor was joined by Lucy Hackett, Volunteer Relationship Manager, and Paula Duff, Major Gifts Manager - International and also members of the Birmingham University Alumni Association of Hong Kong (BUAAHK) who provided information about the group’s activities and opportunities to keep in touch with one another.
The evening was punctuated with lively conversation, good food and good company. Photos from the evening can be found below.