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Conferment of Honorary Doctorates

At the 48th Congregation held on 23 November, the University conferred honorary doctorates upon three distinguished individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in their respective professions and valuable contributions to the well-being of society. They include Dr Frank Law Sai-kit (Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa), Former Chairman of the Court of Lingnan University and leader in the dental industry; Prof Simon Marginson (Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa), Prof of International Higher Education and Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education at the University College London; and Prof Wang Gungwu (Doctor   of Humanities honoris causa), eminent historian in modern Chinese history and international authority on the history of the overseas Chinese.

 

48th Congregation

(From left) Dr Frank Law Sai-kit, Prof Wang Gungwu and Prof Simon Marginson.