The College of Business is a globally-oriented business school with alumni all over the world. I want to take this opportunity to welcome graduates, current students, and friends to connect with us. Our aim is to reunite alumni, students, and faculty members of the six departments under the College of Business.
We hope to encourage you, our valued alumni and friends, to take a look at your achievements and your network. Our editor has spoken to some of you about your CB journey and challenges at work. These inspiring stories are presented in this issue.
I hope that these featured stories can RE-ignite your passion.
“I don't have a particular story to share. Every day is a learning experience.” Daryl Chan, Head of Capital Markets Middle Office & Treasury Operations at Natixis, explained that “there is no one single event that can outshine another.” Each event in life is important and inspiring. It depends on how you look at ... [ Full Story ]
Hilda Lau BBA in Accountancy '10
Is Big 4 the ONLY way out?
Many would have imaged that choosing the accounting major would mean going to a Big Four firm after graduation and slowly working up the hierarchy. In fact, it is true and our professors encourage students to apply for Big 4 firms. And so under the advice of her professors, parents, and peers, Hilda Lau started working at one of the Big 4 firms immediately after her graduation. But is Big 4 the only path for accounting majors? [ Full Story ]
Carol Yao MSc in Business Information Systems (Stream A)’12
The positive life
Carol Yao is, like many of her generation in mainland China, an only child. She chose to leave her hometown, Guangzhou, after just one year of full-time work and came alone to Hong Kong to pursue postgraduate study. Keen to take on challenges and try out new things, she hopes she has escaped the classic trap of the only child: a feeling of entitlement... [ Full Story ]