The ISACA Student Group (ISG)

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The ISACA Student Group (ISG) of City University of Hong Kong serves as the student chapter for ISACA. The ISG is established in 2014. The goal of ISG is to provide CityU students with an educational and social organization that promotes knowledge of IT governance, audit, security, control and assurance. The ISG also organizes various networking events and seminars, providing precious opportunities for CityU students interested in related professional career.

The Student Organization is affiliated with the China Hong Kong Chapter of ISACA. ISACA, which was founded in 1969, is an international professional organization focused on information technology audit, control, and governance. The organization hosts international conferences, publishes journals, and establishes international IS auditing and control standards.

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Missions

  • To promote the education of and help expand the knowledge and skills of our members in the interrelated fields of IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance;
  • To encourage a free exchange of IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance techniques, approaches, and problem solving by our members;
  • To promote adequate communication to keep members abreast of current events in IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance that can be beneficial to them and their employers;
  • To promote the Association’s professional certifications and IT governance in CityU;
  • To communicate to management, auditors, universities and to IS professionals the importance of establishing controls necessary to ensure proper IT governance and the effective organization and utilization of IT resources;
  • To collaborate and network with other ISGs from other universities.

 

About Us

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Academic Advocate

Ms. Janet YU

Tel: +852 34427542
Email: janetyu@cityu.edu.hk

 

ISG Officers

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President

Kwok Kin Sing, Alex

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy and Information Management (Double Major)

Stream: Information Systems Auditing (ISA)

Email: kinskwok8-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Alex, our President. Alex is currently a year 2 with fruitful experience in case competitions, student clubs, and other school activities, which has embedded him with a strong collaborative skill. Being a good team player, Alex hopes to gather a group of students with a passion for serving the department and other students.

President with a vision to support its members to reach greater heights in personal development and better serve the Department of Information Systems. 

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Internal Vice President

Lee Mei Chie, Emma

BBA(Hons) in Information Systems

Major: Global Business Systems Management (GBSM)

Minor: Finance

Email: meiclee6-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Emma, our Internal Vice President who has a strong interest and passion in venturing into different areas outside of her comfort zone. As a person who can lead and also follow, she hopes to gain useful insights about careers in IS auditing and making connections with people in the related fields, ultimately sharing her experiences with others who hope to do the same as she believes in giving back to the IS Department as much as she has gained. 

 

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External Vice President

Ho Ka Lung, John

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy and Information Management (Double Major)

Stream: Information Systems Auditing (ISA)

Email: kalungho3-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet John, our External Vice President. Being a penultimate year student with a strong interest in risk management and information systems auditing careers, John would like to take the opportunity to network with professionals in the related career fields and share career-related insights to students.

 

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Internal Secretary

HO Sum Ying, Angel

BBA (Hons) in Information Systems

Major: Global Business Systems Management (GBSM)

Email: sumyingho2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Angel, our Internal Secretary. With the major courses taken e.g. cybersecurity, she could facilitate exchange of auditing related knowledge and promote education among CityU students. Being admitted to Global Business Systems Management as her major with wide exposure on knowledge in different areas, CityU ISG allows her to have further in depth understanding of IT auditing which aids her in pursuing career goals.

 

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External Secretary

TANG Wai Yee, Cathy

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy and Information Management (Double Major)

Stream: Information Systems Auditing (ISA)

Email: wytang243-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Cathy, our External Secretary. Participating in various activities, she is equipped with analytical, organisation, and communication skills. Being newly admitted to Information Management as her second major this year, CityU ISG allows her to obtain wider exposure to information systems.

Being an ExCo member of ISG, she intends to encourage IS students to obtain wider exposure on Information Systems and various related career opportunities.

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Financial Director

SANTHOSH RAJA Bharadwaj, Barett

BBA (Hon) in Finance and Information Management

Contact: braja2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Barett, our Financial Director. He joined ISG with a vision to promote the potential of technology. By majoring in both Finance and Information Systems, he is committed to embracing the digital future.

ISG’s Financial Director position offers him a unique platform to learn and showcase his financial knowledge by combining the best in technology. As an ISG member, he wishes to motivate students to pursue IS related careers.  

 

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Public Relations Director

WU Yingjie, Mindy

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy and Information Management (Double Major)

Stream: Information Systems Auditing (ISA)

Email: yingjiewu2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Mindy, our Public Relations Director. With her first year of studying IS, her second major, she has more empathy because she had many same questions as new IS students. Good at relationship maintaining, leadership and designing posters, she does a great job in serving the ISACA and other students.

The Public Relations Director has confidence that she will maintain a great relationship with the public and will help students to get better understanding in IS and gain more relationships with other students.

 

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Promotional Director

LAM Hiu Tung, Krystal

BBA (Hons) in Accountancy and Information Management (Double Major)

Stream: Information Systems Auditing (ISA)

Email: xiaotolin4-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Meet Krystal, our promotion director. With her self-study experience in basic coding regarding information processing, she discovered her interest in information systems and subsequently studied for a double major. As a beneficiary of the events held by ISG last year, she decided to be a part of this group to further advance its missions.

 

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Activities

Sharing on Professional Certifications

11 October 2021

In this sharing meeting, we not only invited our guests to share about their experience in taking the CISA exam, but they also shared about other certifications that are very popular and useful in the IS field, including certifications related to cloud, cybersecurity and risk management. The sharing attracted 50+ attendees! Many thanks to the following speakers who joined us that evening:

- Mr. John Ho, Final-year student, double-majoring in AC and IFMG
- Mr. Derek Sham, 2017 IFMG and AC graduate
- Mr. Max Shin, 2019 IFMG graduate
- Mr. Kelvin Siu, 2020 GBSM graduate

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing Night 2021

10 September 2021

We had another very successful Big 4 Alumni Sharing in 2021. We opened the event to CB students and we had close to 100 participants!! The following topics were covered and we believe the sharing can help those who aspire to join the Big 4s gain an advantage in the application:

1. Opportunities for IS students in Big 4
2. Recruitment process and tips
3. Typical life in BIG 4 Firms
4. Future Career Prospects

Like before, we had a representative from each of the Big 4 companies. Without their participation, the event would not be as successful as it was. A big thank to the following alumni:

- Miss Alicia Chen from KPMG
- Mr. Minter Cheung from Deloitte
- Mr. Caton Chong from PwC
- Miss Kitty Tang from EY 

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ISG Alumni Sharing 2021: Explore Information Systems and its Career Paths

15 January 2021

Our first Alumni Sharing in 2021 was held with success on the 15th of January 2021, involving more than 40 participants. We would like to give our most sincere thanks to our GBSM alumni Mr Jeffrey Lee and Mr James Tam, who shared their time and experience with us generously by giving us very insightful and knowledgeable advice. We believe that our students have gained a clearer understanding of the future career options in information systems, both at the Big 4 firms and commercial firms.

 

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing 2020

18 September 2020

The Big 4 Alumni Sharing was held successfully in Zoom on 18 September 2020 with more than 40 participants. Students could freely raise questions to the alumni who come from the Big 4 firms. We would like to express our greatest gratitude to our IS alumni Aaron Lee, Minnie Ho, Kelvin Hui, Rebecca Li, and Kitty Ngai for sharing their insightful experiences with our students. We believe our participants have gained some tips on graduate application and what it is like to work at the Big 4 firms.

 

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CISA Exam Sharing 2020

14 August 2020

The CISA Exam Sharing 2020 organized by the CityU ISACA Student Group (ISG) was held successfully online with around 60 students. Thanks to the 3 guest speakers: Derek Sham, Johnny Ho, and Wallace Wong for sharing their CISA preparation and study tips with us. Big thanks to Janet Yu as well for giving us an overview of the CISA Exam and how it makes positive impacts on students' career development. We believe all of the attendees would understand more and consider registering for the CISA Exam in the future.

 

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing Night 2019

18 October 2019

The Big 4 Alumni Sharing Night 2019, co-organized by the CityU ISACA Student Group (“CityU ISG”) and the Information Systems Industrial Mentorship Programme (“ISIMP”), was successfully held on 18 October 2019 with more than 70 IS students and 20 Alumni. We are so delighted and thankful to have our IS alumni with us in the sharing night to share their insights in career planning and hands-on working experiences with our fellow IS students.

 

The sharing night strengthened alumni ties to CityU and gave students the opportunity to meet and connect with our alumni. Our alumni shared tips in interviews and encouraged students to grab every opportunity in career development. Our students not only learnt about different careers in Banking, Big 4, Consulting and IT industries, but also explored various options in greater depth. They gained valuable advice from our alumni and built up their professional networks.

 

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ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2018

7 April 2018

The annual joint-university case competition, organized by the ISGs of CityU, UST and BU, was held at City University of Hong Kong this year. The topic is Fintech, which focuses on risk management and security issues related to the application of Fintech.  

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ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2017

8 April 2017

The joint-university case competition, organized by the CityU and UST ISACA Student Groups, supporting teams from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Hong Kong Baptist University, has been held successfully on 8 April 2017. This year topic is Cyber Security and 80 teams from different universities have participated to show their talents!

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing Session

22 September 2017

We have invited 9 alumni who are industry professionals working in the IS Audit field to share their experience with our students.

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing Session 2016

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing Session 2015

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Big 4 Alumni Sharing Session 2014

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