HKBU alumnae Olivia Kwok (English Language and Literature 2016) and Ada Lee (International Journalism 2010) recently won awards under the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme offered by the Hong Kong Government for students to pursue their studies in the UK.


Also a winner of the Chevening Scholarship offered by the UK Government, Olivia has started her studies for a Master of Education in Psychology of Education degree at the University of Manchester with a focus upon Special Educational Needs students in the Hong Kong context. Her goal is to become an educational psychologist.

Ada will study for a PhD in Land Economy at the University of Cambridge. She obtained a master’s degree in Environmental Policy, also in Cambridge, and she looks forward to combining her knowledge in communication and urban planning in her PhD study with the goal of transforming planning practices into becoming more engaging and transparent. Ada plans to work in academia after graduation.