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How the HKUST MBA inspired this student to build a career with impact

How the HKUST MBA inspired this student to build a career with impact

After completing high school and undergraduate education in Australia, Stephanie Chow decided to return to Hong Kong to pursue an MBA at HKUST Business School. As a professional actuary, she wanted to explore different roles and build a career with impact. She spoke to MBAGRADSCHOOLS about her decision to study in Hong Kong, how the MBA empowered her to shift roles within the same industry, and the importance of embracing each other’s differences.
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Why Hong Kong is ranked one of the best student cities in the world

Why Hong Kong is ranked one of the best student cities in the world

Ranked #10 in QS' Best Student Cities in 2019, Hong Kong is filled with opportunity, connections, and great food (equally important!) for ambitious MBA students. HKUST MBA student Hector Arrieta from Mexico tells us why he chose to study in Hong Kong, how he landed a job at Lululemon Athletica post-MBA, and why he still sees plenty of opportunities amidst the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
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How the MBA at HKUST teaches you to focus on what is really important

How the MBA at HKUST teaches you to focus on what is really important

When his “once-in-a-lifetime experience” was interrupted by a global pandemic, Malvern Wong chose to look for the positives – and ended up learning skills that proved invaluable in his current role. With MBAGRADSCHOOLS, he recounts his time studying for an MBA at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
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There is more to the MBA than a good GPA. The HKUST experience

There is more to the MBA than a good GPA. The HKUST experience

Lin Yuan, an Australian native, decided to pursue his MBA at HKUST Business School in Hong Kong. He knew that he would gain the quantitative skills he lacked, but never expected how much it would change his way of thinking and ultimately his life. He told us how he got so much more than only academic knowledge in the program, how he moved from being a specialist to a generalist and how this broader thinking brought him immense personal growth.
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