Student Stories

13.01.2021

Meet Our Scholarship Winners @ HKUST Full-time MBA

Intake 2020
Winner, HKUST MBA Women Award
Full-time MBA—Intake 2020

“I’m proud of our cohort’s resilience and positivity during the MBA journey so far amid the adverse pandemic conditions." by Kelsey REDD

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08.12.2020

HKUST Business School Is Attracting More Returning Asian MBAs - Here’s Why

Class of 2021
Pre-MBA: Senior Project Economist, Suncor Energy Inc. (Canada)
MBA Internship: Credit Suisse APAC Summer Associate Program 2020

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05.05.2020

I Wanted to Make A Direct Scaled Impact by Helping Companies Execute Their Social Responsibilities – Stephanie Chow

Class of 2022
Pre-MBA: Manager, Group Corporate Transactions, AIA Company Limited

"I wanted to make a direct scaled impact by helping companies execute their social responsibilities." By Stephanie CHOW

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23.11.2020

Why The Travel Industry Is Crying Out For MBA Talent - Aldric Chau

Class of 2014
Pre-MBA: Assistant Manager, Inflight Sales Operation, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Post-MBA: Lean Project Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong (Hong Kong) 
Current: Head of Retail & e-Commerce, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

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29.10.2020

Expect the Unexpected - Exchange at University of Cape Town - Yo Ichiro

Class of 2020
Pre-MBA: Education Consultant, Overseas Education Research Co. Ltd.
Post-MBA: Chief Executive Officer, Comfyxx Co., Ltd. | Executive Officer, Ichiro Co., Ltd.

 

 

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26.11.2020

My MBA Exchange Journey to the Big Apple - Puranjay Mahapatra

Class of 2020
Pre-MBA: Consultant, KPMG India
Post-MBA: Product Manager, Setu

 

 

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29.09.2020

Life-time opportunity in HKUST MBA exchange program - Northwestern Kellogg - Pimolpat (Pauline) Thanusutiyabhorn

Class of 2020
Pre-MBA: Head of Business Development and Marketing, Thai B.B. Fruit Co., Ltd.
Post-MBA: Chief Marketing Officer & Co-founder, Selfie Enterprise

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30.04.2020

Just Do It. Break It into Manageable Parts And Deal with Them Piece by Piece. – Justin Po

Class of 2021
Pre-MBA: Senior Associate (Data Analytics), PwC Canada

“Just do it. Break it into manageable parts and deal with them piece by piece.” by Justin PO

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24.04.2020

The Value of Attending HKUST MBA Networking Events – Ameya Pandit

Class of 2020 
Pre-MBA: Consultant, Takshashila Consulting
MBA Internship:
1) Strategic Planning Intern - APAC L'Oréal
2) MBA Intern - Competitive Intelligence & Strategy, Fung Group
Post-MBA: Programs and Analytics, Apple Inc.

“The value of attending HKUST MBA networking events” by Ameya PANDIT

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17.04.2020

I Am Now One Step Closer to Achieving My 3 ‘C’s (Career Change, Industry Change, Location Change) - Bo Xu

Class of 2021
Pre-MBA: Senior Project Economist, Suncor Energy Inc. (Canada)
MBA Internship: Credit Suisse APAC Summer Associate Program 2020

“I am now one step closer to achieving my 3 ‘C’s (career change, industry change, location change)” by Bo XU

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09.04.2020

HKUST MBA Is the Only International Program that I Applied to - Kelsey Redd

Class of 2022
Pre-MBA: Pricing Analyst, LyondellBasell

“HKUST MBA is the only international program that I applied to” by Kelsey REDD

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01.04.2020

Success Is Due to Our Stretching to The Challenges of Life – Valeria Stadalninkas

Class of 2021
Pre-MBA: Founder and CEO of a luxury athleisure fashion brand

“Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life."

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30.03.2020

Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable - Natasha Hsiao

Class of 2020
Pre-MBA: Strategy and Insight Analyst, Japan Tobacco International
MBA Internship: Project Consultant, BASF
Post-MBA: Assistant Manager, BASF

"Be comfortable with being uncomfortable."

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23.03.2020

Embarking My Journey in Hong Kong to Pursue Plentiful Business Opportunities in Asia Market - David Cerrillo

Class of 2022
Pre-MBA: Digital Business Technician, MAPFRE, Spain

“As a hub for the industry in Asia, Hong Kong is a reference city in the world’s financial markets, and is well-connected to innovation hubs such as Shenzhen and the Greater Bay Area, which makes HKUST the best option to develop a career in Asia and Hong Kong.” by David CERRILLO

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10.03.2020

Landed Internship with Schneider Electric in Only 4 Months' Time - Malvern Wong

Class of 2021
Pre-MBA: Individual Marketing Consultant
MBA Internship: Strategic Marketing Intern for Global Marketing, Energy Management, Schneider Electric

"As aspiring managers and leaders, crisis management and perseverance are two of many important qualities we need. Many of my classmates and I have chosen to regard the current circumstances as a real-life exercise in crisis management, and have found ways to adapt to the situation and deal with adversity." by Malvern WONG

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