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The 11th Congregation was held on November 5 to 7, 2003. Each year, the university will present the Academic Achievement Award to honor the students who have outstanding academic performance. The selected students must have maintained a Cumulative Grade Average of at least 10.75 out of a possible 12, equivalent to a solid A average throughout their undergraduate studies and with no course failures.
This year, 15 students from different schools were awarded the Academic Achievement Award, among which, 6 were coming from the Department of Computer Science and 1 was studying Electronic Engineering with a major in Computer Science. The awardees are,
Ip Tak Shun
Siu Po Wa
Let us share the feeling of 2 of the awardees, Ip Tak Shun and Siu Po Wa.
“ I am very glad to receive the Academic Achievement Award, which recognizes my achievement in HKUST. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the professors of the Department of Computer Science for their dedicated teaching, which inspired my interest in the field of computer science. — Ip Tak Shun
“ Without the support from my family and friends, I could hardly graduate with the Academic Achievement Award. Looking back to my undergraduate years, it was enjoyable and fun, even though often loaded with assignments and examinations. I would like to thank the professors of the Department of Computer Science who are extremely important for my development, especially Professor Samuel Chanson, my FYP supervisor and a personal mentor, he has given our group many valuable advices on both FYP and life, at the same time he has shown his patience, kindness and caring to his students. — Siu Po Wa
Congratulations to the awardees and we wish them all the best in their career path and further studies!