Like most students about to finish high school, Albert Chan was intensively preparing for Hong Kong’s college entrance examination in 1971. Yet the posted notice for a United Board scholarship to International Christian University caught his eye, and his successful application changed the course of his university and professional career. Professor Chan served as president of Hong Kong Baptist University …
The People of Our Mission
Learn more about the individuals whose achievements, dedication and generosity are at the heart of the United Board’s work.
Education: A Life-changing Experience
“My study at Chung Chi College was a life-changing experience,” Albert Hung believes. Mr. Hung credits those years at Chung Chi College with laying the groundwork for the professional success he achieved in the financial services industry.
A Heart Deep in the Field
“I love working in the university environment,” says Sokha Om, an English teacher and staff member in the studies office at Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) in Cambodia. “My heart is deep in this field, and I understand how tertiary institutions play vital roles in shaping the nation’s human resources.”
The Search for Creative Solutions
Hanh Nguyen reaches a simple conclusion when he reflects on his postgraduate studies at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. “My time in Ateneo changed me,” he says. “It developed my leadership ability and the ability to search for solutions in difficult circumstances.”
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