Student Stories

15.03.2017

Marcus Leung-Shea - HKUST MBA To Launch Voice Assistant Smart Ring For Android And Apple iPhone

Class of 2016
Post-MBA: Co-founder & COO, Origami Group Limited

Marcus Leung-Shea is an entrepreneur with lofty ambitions. During an MBA at Hong Kong’s HKUST Business School, he co-founded the Origami Group. Its mission: to bring seamless, voice-enabled technology to the masses.

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24.08.2016

Davie Chen – Making a career breakthrough

Class of 2014 
Post-MBA: Product Manager, GlaxoSmithKline

“I got a new job at GlaxoSmithKline during the first year of my MBA. While the core nature of my job is still marketing, I am now involved in higher level responsibilities, including strategic planning and cross-departmental business transformation projects…”

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24.08.2016

Caleb Tsang – The path to consulting

Class of 2013 
Pre-MBA: Project Manager, Service Delivery, Intralinks
Post-MBA: Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting

"During the program, I was promoted internally to Program Manager. But the consulting courses by Prof. Chris Doran, who was a former McKinsey consultant, inspired me to consider a career in this industry which had previously been unfamiliar to me..."

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24.08.2016

Joyce Cheng – 5 ways an MBA can prepare you for career advancement

Class of 2012
Post-MBA: Regional Communications Manager, Nissan Global

Three years ago, Joyce Cheng was in a stagnating job as a PR professional for a Hong Kong listed company. After completing her MBA at HKUST, she landed a breakthrough job as a Regional Communications Manager at Nissan Global, one of the largest automakers in the world. See how the MBA has enabled her to transit to this new stage in her life.

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24.08.2016

Meet our expatriate students (Intakes 11 & 12)

Our latest part-time MBA class has over 45% non-local nationality and 17 different nationalities represented. Check out the profiles of some of our expatriate students here.

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24.08.2016

4 ways an MBA can transform your career

Sammy Zhou, Class of 2012
Pre-MBA: Associate, Morgan Stanley
Post-MBA: Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Simon Koo, Class of 2012
Pre-MBA: Assistant Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Current: Senior Associate, The Boston Consulting Group

Irene Mak, Class of 2012 
Pre-MBA: Assistant Manager – Logistics, NWS Holdings Ltd
Current: Manager – Logistics, NWS Holdings Ltd

Johny Seet, Class of 2011 
Pre-MBA: Systems Engineer – Information Technology Service, Li & Fung
Current: Business Solution Analyst, Information Technology Service, Li & Fung

With the likes of the former President of Wal-Mart China as faculty and a highly selective pool of executives as classmates, HKUST MBA offers you a world class business education for the next stage of your career. Find out how our program serves as a catalyst for growth for our alumni.

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24.08.2016

Expatriate profiles at HKUST MBA

Our latest part-time MBA class has over 40% non-local nationality and 14 different nationalities represented. Check out the profiles of some of our expatriate students here.

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24.08.2016

Julie Kong – 4 benefits of a part-time MBA

Class of 2011
Pre-MBA: Manager, Segment Marketing, Hang Seng Bank
Post-MBA: Senior Manager, Segment Solutions and Portfolio Management, Standard Chartered Bank

Julie Kong was promoted to a more senior position in her industry after completing her MBA. So what was it about her studies that prepared her to take on a wider scope of responsibilities? Julie reflects on her biggest gains from the program here.

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24.08.2016

Gloria Leung – A transformational experience

Class of 2011 
Pre-MBA: Assistant Manager, Investment Services, Hang Seng Bank
Post-MBA: Manager, RMB Business Strategy and Planning, Hang Seng Bank

Focus and ambition led Gloria Leung, currently Manager of RMB Business Strategy and Planning at Hang Seng Bank, to study for an HKUST MBA. The effort paid off with promotions.

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24.08.2016

Gary Lo – For the love of learning

Class of 2010 
Pre-MBA: Assistant Brand Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Ltd.
Post-MBA: Product Manager, Unilever HK Ltd.

The excitement of learning was only partly on Gary Lo’s mind when he enrolled in the part-time MBA program. As a marketing manager who was happy in his job, he wasn’t looking for drastic changes, just a chance to speed up the pace of his career and open up new opportunities. He got all these things and more: the thrill of re-discovering the joy of learning.

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14.08.2016

Focus and Balance – Fabio Finotto, Class 2008

Class of 2008 
Post-MBA: Engineering Program Manager, Moog Controls HK Ltd

An Italian working in Hong Kong for 3 years, Fabio decided to advance his career by pursuing an MBA right in the place. "On Saturday, I can concentrate on my studies and network with other students without interfering with my job…"

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24.08.2016

Top Choice – Danny Sit, Class 2007

Class of 2007

Graduated from Northwestern and Stanford with his bachelor and master degrees, Danny worked for Morgan Stanley before joining his family business. He chose HKUST for its leading business education.

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24.08.2016

Jump Start – Jennifer Man, Class 2008

Class of 2008 
Post-MBA: Consultant, Accenture

Among all reasons choosing HKUST, Jennifer was particularly attracted to the University's innovative culture and motivating environment.

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17.08.2016

Meeting Point – Idy Lam, Class 2007

Class of 2007
Pre-MBA: DHL Global Account Manager

Idy, a DHL global account manager, wanted an MBA experience not only to enrich her business knowledge but also enable her to meet more people and build new networks.

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24.08.2016

Exchange of Views – Crystal Wong, Class 2006

Class of 2006

Crystal has always lived in Hong Kong and was determined to experience life overseas during her MBA. The HKUST's part-time program with exchange opportunities became her ideal choice.

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