The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong Dr the honorable David Li Kwok Po will confer honorary degrees upon six outstanding individuals at the 188th Congregation on March 14, 2013. Honorary Degrees are awarded to individuals in recognition of their distinguished service and commitment to the University, the community, and to academia. They are also conferred to those who have made valuable intellectual, social and cultural contributions to society and the world.
One of the recipients is Mr Rocco Yim, an award winning internationally renowned architect. Mr Yim is an alumnus of the Faculty of Architecture; he obtained his Bachelor degree in Architecture in 1976. In recognition of his contributions to architecture and society, he is being conferred with the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa. Mr Yim has continued to be closely associated with our Faculty and is currently on the Advisory Council for the Department of Architecture.