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In 2004 Professor Yum-Tong SIU 蕭蔭堂教授 and Professor Sau-Fong SIU 黃秀芳教授 founded the University of Hong Kong Alumni Network of New England, based in Boston,  to provide opportunities for networking among former students and employees of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), who have established residency in the New England region of six states (MA, CT, RI, NH, VT, ME). In January 2017 the name of the group was changed to Hong Kong University Alumni Association Boston-New England.


The purposes of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) Alumni Association of Boston- New England are:

  • To provide networking and socializing opportunities for HKU alumni of all ages and visiting staff/students.
  • To share helpful information and give support to newcomers, especially HKU alumni who are graduate students, or postdocs or visiting scholars in New England.
  • To mentor HKU undergraduate exchange students studying in New England colleges.
  • To foster connections between HKU alumni in New England and their alma mater.
These purposes are achieved through large and small gatherings, a directory, website and Facebook. The formation of interest groups based on professions or hobbies is encouraged.


  • Over 100 alumni names are listed in the directory. In addition, the names of a new crop of exchange students are added every semester.
  • More than 60% of the alumni have attended at least one alumni gathering.
  • Almost all reside in the Greater Boston area with a few in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and New York.
  • The graduation years of members range from 1950s to 2010s.
  • The proportion of young alumni has increased significantly in recent years.


  • 2014-2016 Roy Y. CHAN 陳佑雄, Boston College
  • 2011-2014 Dr. Keith H. K. WONG 王浩麒博士, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • 2004-2011 Professor Sau-Fong SIU 黃秀芳教授, Wheelock College


Yum-Tong Siu purchased the domain hkuaane.org and set up a basic design for our website, which was launched in 2010. Since then, many alumni have contributed, in various degrees, to the management and improvement of the website:

  • 2010-2012: Eddie Ma (left Boston in 2011), Chung Tin, and Zion Tse, and Keith Wong
  • 2012-2014: Lesley Zhang, Donna Xia, Ronald Tsang, Jing Fan, Taibo Li
  • 2014-2016: Anthony Lam, Roy Chan


The first Technology Team (L to R): Zion Tse, Eddie Ma, Chung Tin, Keith Wong taken in Chinatown, 2/6/2011

Technology Team 2012 (Ronald Tsang, Donna Xia,  Lesley Zhang) with others (Keith Wong, Jenny Lau & Kira Fu) in Hei La Moon

HKU Centennial Celebration

HKU Residence Halls -- Then and Now slideshow

HKU Centennial Campus

HKU Centenary Gala Dinner Slide Show


HKU Centenary Song  明我以德, by HKU alumni:

Composer: Sam Hui 許冠傑

Lyricist: Lin Xi 林夕

Music arrangement: Adrian Chow 周博賢



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Any graduate from the University of Hong Kong is a member of the University for life and automatically becomes a member of Convocation, a body established officially under the University's Ordinance and Statutes comprising all graduates and teachers.
If you are a HKU graduate and wish to re-establish contact with Convocation or the University, you may send an Email to convocat@hku.hk, or fax 2517 6351 or write to the Secretary to Convocation, c/o Development & Alumni Affairs Office, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong. Communications via the internet are welcome.

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