27 Graduates Awarded Scholarship to Further Study in the UK
Published Date : 2019-08-22
Thanks to the generous support from the Alistair Harvey Foundation Scholarship, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships, and the Lady Ivy Wu Scholarship, a total of 27 VTC academically bright and talented graduates, are going to take on further education in the UK. Before leaving, VTC organised welcome gatherings for the new scholars and they were held on 16 Aug 2019. Ms Agnes Ng, the VTC Alumni Ambassador in the UK, made a special trip to HK to meet with new scholars personally, and introduce to them the alumni engagement programme in the UK and an array of cultural and social experience enriching activities.
At noon, VTC held a gathering at the Cloudland Chinese Cuisine Restaurant to welcome 5 graduates of Higher Diploma in Culinary Arts of International Culinary Institute. With the support by the Lady Ivy Wu Scholarship, they are going to further their study in Culinary Arts and Management in the UK. In the evening, another gathering was held at the YMCA of Hong Kong in Tsim Sha Tsui for 19 awardees of the Alistair Harvey Foundation Scholarship and 3 awardees of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships. Apart from scholarship awardees, fellow previous scholars, the VTC Alumni Ambassador in the UK, and VTC staff representatives from THEi, Headquarters (Academic Services) and Alumni Relations attended the gathering as well. During the event, representative of the Alistair Harvey Foundation Scholarship Alumni Association, introduced to participants the Association, its past and future activities. The representative encouraged scholars to take part in the scholar network in Hong Kong, giving support to each other and their younger fellows. Alumni also provided useful tips for new scholars to prepare themselves in embarking new study life in the UK. Scholars were urged to seize the life-changing opportunities to thrive while enjoying their study and see the world.
Congratulations to all new scholars! This is a new and exciting chapter of their lives. We wish them every success in their studies, and appeal for their support to the giving culture to VTC for a better world.
New Scholars of Lady Ivy Wu Scholarship
VTC Alumni Ambassador in the UK meeting new scholars personally