Committee on Academic Exchanges
Prof. LEE Jyh An
Deputy Chairperson
Prof. CHEUNG Chin Hung Sidney
Prof. CHEN Hsuan Ting Prof. CHENG Sea Ling Prof. CHONG Kam Lung Kelvin
Prof. JIANG Xiaohua Dr. LAU Ka William Prof. LEE Ho Man Jimmy
Prof. LI Hung Wing Prof. SHU Ching Tat Chester Prof. WONG Wing Tak Jack
Prof. ZHANG Yifan Prof. ZHONG Hua Sara

Effective Date: 01 August 2023


Background, Vision and Mission

The Committee mainly oversees the United Finance Visiting Scholars Programme which provides financial support to teaching staff for attending academic conferences outside Hong Kong or inviting overseas scholars to visit the College. The Programme is supported by the generous donation of United Asia Finance Limited for enhancing academic and cultural exchange in the College.


(A) Terms of Reference

  1. Examine and approve applications for financial support for attending academic conferences or inviting overseas scholars;
  2. Review on the existing guidelines of the Programme and propose amendments if necessary.

(B) Composition

  1. The Committee consists of a maximum of 18 members;
  2. The Chairperson is appointed by the Assembly of Fellows, while the Secretary is appointed by the College Secretary.

(C) Meeting Schedule

  1. A meeting will normally be convened after each round of applications of conference grants (three rounds each year);
  2. The Chairperson may convene other ad hoc meeting(s) if necessary.

24 February 2023