Dear Members of HKUST,
My heartfelt welcome to all of you as we embark on a new academic year at HKUST.
It fills me with excitement to see our campus brimming with renewed vitality and enthusiasm. I am delighted to be a part of this vibrant community and to reconnect with each one of you on our beautiful campus.
What truly distinguishes our University is the people and the community we have built. The unwavering dedication of our management, faculty, and staff to foster a supportive environment that values inclusivity and diversity in every aspect of university life is unparalleled. We strive to nurture a culture of effective communication, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas, thereby cultivating open-mindedness and an innovative mentality that embodies the spirit of our University.
At HKUST, our commitment goes beyond imparting knowledge and technological skills. We aim to prepare you for the challenges that lie ahead, to help you develop a resilient mindset, and to build strong networks. Our goal is to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in an ever-evolving world. Moreover, we encourage you, our students in particular, to make the most of the available infrastructure and resources. Engage wholeheartedly in your academic and research pursuits, and embrace the numerous opportunities for personal growth and development that await you.
I eagerly anticipate the interactions we will have in the coming months.
Nancy Y. IP