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Conferment of Honorary Doctorates

Conferment of Honorary Doctorates

At the 47th Congregation, the University also conferred honorary doctorates upon four distinguished individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in their respective professions and valuable contributions to the well-being of society.

(From left) Senior Counsel Mr Warren Chan, Prof Yang Fujia and Senior Counsel Dr Anthony Neoh.


They include Senior Counsel Mr Warren Chan Chee-hoi (Doctor of Laws honoris causa), Prof Lord Anthony Giddens (Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa; in absentia), Senior Counsel Dr Anthony Francis Neoh (Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa) and Prof Yang Fujia, (Doctor of Science honoris causa).

In his address, Dr Anthony Francis Neoh expressed deep appreciation to Lingnan on behalf of the honorary doctorate recipients. He mentioned that each of the recipients has relentlessly pursued knowledge and tried to use knowledge for the betterment of society, which coincide and resonate with the motto of Lingnan: Education for Service. He also encouraged students to use their education and knowledge to make their society better.