Over 25 Years of Excellence

The HKUST Academic Achievement Medal was established in 1994 to commend our undergraduate students for their outstanding academic achievements. This is the highest academic honor bestowed by the University on undergraduates upon graduation.

How It’s Awarded

The Medal is presented annually at the University Congregation. At least one medal will be awarded in each graduation year. As the selection criteria are fairly rigorous; only about the top 1% of the graduates will be awarded the Medal each year. To be qualified as a Medal recipient, the student must satisfy all of the following criteria:

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Bachelor Graduate

Be graduating from a bachelor's degree program.

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No course failures

Have no record of course failures during his/her study at HKUST.

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Have achieved a final CGA of at least 3.9

Have achieved a final cumulative grade average (CGA) of at least 3.9. The final CGA should include at least 60 HKUST credits in the calculation.

Prior to 2010-11

The medal recipients had to achieve a final CGA of at least 10.75 under the 12-point grading system.

Recipients by Year

We are proud to announce our yearly Academic Achievement Medal recipients below, each year yielding more medals than the last.

2021
57
Recipients
2020
69
Recipients
2019
59
Recipients
2018
60
Recipients
2017
47
Recipients
2016
43
Recipients
2015
43
Recipients
2014
51
Recipients
2013
46
Recipients
2012
43
Recipients
2011
30
Recipients
2010
40
Recipients
2009
28
Recipients
2008
19
Recipients
2007
35
Recipients
2006
27
Recipients
2005
28
Recipients
2004
16
Recipients
2003
15
Recipients
2002
24
Recipients
2001
14
Recipients
2000
12
Recipients
1999
23
Recipients
1998
16
Recipients
1997
15
Recipients
1996
15
Recipients
1995
7
Recipients
1994
3
Recipients
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