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Sales & Trading Simulation Training Workshop

The MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) programme recently organized a phenomenal Sales & Trading Simulation Training Workshop on 10th November 2023. The workshop covered a range of essential topics, including understanding S&T in an Investment Bank, platform introductions, reading research, simulation activities, and performance reviews. It was an invaluable opportunity for our students to enhance their skills and gain practical insights into the industry. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Zhang Xiaoyu for conducting this insightful training session. Thank you for your dedication and expertise in empowering our students for success!

MSc in Finance (Fintech & Financial Analytics) participated in the Hong Kong Fintech week 2023

The program showcased its dedication to fostering the growth of the Fintech ecosystem by participating in the Hong Kong Fintech Week event 2023. Maintaining strong connections with the Fintech industry is essential for both the program and its students. We extend our gratitude to everyone who visited our booth during the event, demonstrating their support and interest in our initiatives.

IFTA Awards 2023 Awardee HKBU Campus Sharing

Yesterday, our programme, in collaboration with the Institute of Financial Technologists of ASIA (IFTA), organized “IFTA Awards 2023 Awardee HKBU Campus Sharing”. Under the theme "Fintech 2.0: The next generation of digital innovation/AI arrives", we were privileged to have Dr. Vincent Ballack, Founder and CEO of MOVA, Dr. Arvin Tong, Director of ASTRI, and Mr. Philip Pun, Principal Product Evangelist of Openhive as guest speakers, sharing their invaluable insights with our students.

The event provided a platform for knowledge exchange and exploration, with Prof. Aris Stouraitis, our Programme Director, conducting an engaging Q&A session with the guests and students. The enthusiasm and active participation demonstrated by everyone involved truly made the event a resounding success. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to IFTA for co-organizing this remarkable event.

We would also like to express our deepest appreciation to all attendees for their valuable contributions. Together, we are shaping the future of fintech and empowering the next generation of fintech leaders.

Bloomberg Training Workshop

Our programme had the privilege of hosting an exclusive training workshop conducted by the esteemed representatives of Bloomberg. The workshop was successfully completed yesterday, enriching our students' knowledge and skills in the ever-evolving field of finance. A big thank you to Bloomberg for their valuable contribution to our program! Stay tuned for more updates and opportunities to enhance your fintech and financial analytics expertise with us.

Diamond Award from IFTA FinTech and Innovation Awards 2022/2023

We are pleased to announce that our program has received the prestigious Diamond Award in the Honorary FinTech Education & Talent Development category at the IFTA FinTech and Innovation Awards 2022/2023.

This remarkable achievement showcases our program's unwavering commitment to excellence in the intersection of finance and technology. The Diamond Award serves as a testament to our dedication in shaping the future of the FinTech industry and nurturing exceptional talent.

Simultaneously, we are immensely proud to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of four of our exceptional HKBU students: Miss Lee Yuk Ching, Mr. Liu Junkang, Mr. Nunayon Medeba Samuel, and Miss Ayazhan Kadessova. They have been honored with the esteemed Star in the Making awards at the IFTA FinTech and Innovation Awards 2022/2023. Their remarkable achievements highlight their dedication, hard work, and exceptional talent in the FinTech field.

Join us in celebrating this momentous occasion and stay tuned for more updates on our continued endeavors to shape the future of finance and technology!

Exciting Orientation Day for Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) Programme

The Orientation Day of the Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) Programme was successfully held on September 5, 2023. The event provided valuable insights and networking opportunities for our new intake of students.


We would like to extend our gratitude to Prof. Gerard Prendergast, Associate Dean of the School of Business, and Ms. Alison Li, Senior Executive Officer of the Global Engagement Section of the School of Business, for joining the orientation. Their introduction highlighted the international diversity and integration of the School for our students.


We also thank Ms. Yolanda Chau, Marketing, Membership & Development Officer at IFTA (Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia), for conducting a briefing on CFT (Certified Financial Technologists) during the event.


After the programme briefing by Prof. Aris Stouraitis, Programme Director of the Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) Programme, an industry sharing session was held. Industry experts, Prof. Samson Tai, Professor of Practice at HKBU, Mr. Barry Chan, Chief Digital Officer & Head of FINNOSpace at FORMS HK, Prof. Dorothy Chau, Associate Professor of Practice at HKBU, APAC Data Protection Officer & Head of Security Assurance at Crypto.com, and Mr. Victor Yim, Head of FinTech at HK Cyberport, shared their invaluable experiences and expertise with students. They provided an in-depth understanding of the current trends, career opportunities, and potential career paths in the FinTech industry, shedding light on the practical skills required to excel.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the distinguished speakers, faculty members, and staff who contributed to the successful Orientation Day. We are confident our students are now well-equipped to embark on an enriching educational journey in the Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) Programme.


Stay tuned for more exciting updates and events as we nurture the future leaders of the FinTech industry!

SlowMist Cybersecurity Award 2022-23

We are delighted to announce that three of our exceptional students, Ms. Siddiqui Aisha Madni, Mr. Pereira dos Santos de Sousa Vicencio Miguel, and Ms. Zhang Ying, have been awarded the prestigious SlowMist Cybersecurity Award for the academic year 2022-23.

The SlowMist Cybersecurity Award is a highly respected accolade that recognizes outstanding talent and exceptional performance in the field of cybersecurity. Our students have demonstrated exceptional skills and knowledge in this important area, and we are proud to see their hard work and dedication being recognized through this award.

We would like to express our deep appreciation to SlowMist for offering this award, which highlights the importance of cybersecurity in today's digital landscape. We are grateful for SlowMist's commitment to promoting excellence and innovation in cybersecurity and for their support of our students.

IAPP Westin Scholar Book Award 2023

We are thrilled to announce that one of our outstanding students, Mr. Demirtas Fatih, has been awarded the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Westin Scholar Book Award for the academic year 2022-23.


The IAPP Westin Scholar Book Award is a highly respected accolade that recognizes exceptional talent and achievement in the field of privacy and data protection. This award is a testament to the dedication and hard work of Fatih, who has demonstrated exceptional skills and knowledge in this important area. We are immensely proud of him and his accomplishments.


We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the IAPP for offering this award, which highlights the importance of privacy and data protection in today's digital landscape. We are grateful for IAPP's commitment to promoting excellence and innovation in this field and for their support of our students.


Please join us in congratulating Fatih on his outstanding achievement. We wish him all the best for his future endeavors and look forward to seeing his continued success in the field of privacy and data protection.

Graduation Party 2023

We are thrilled to announce that the MScFin (FTFA) programme 2022 intake students have successfully completed their studies! 🎓🎉

Last Friday, we celebrated their achievements with a graduation party. It was a joyous occasion filled with laughter, cheers, and heartfelt speeches. The party was a wonderful opportunity to recognize the hard work and dedication of our students, as well as the support of our faculty and staff.

We are proud of our graduates and all that they have accomplished during their time in the programme. They have gained valuable knowledge and skills that will serve them well in their future careers.

Congratulations to the MScFin (FTFA) programme 2022 intake students! We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.👏