The Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) Main Round offer results was officially announced on 7 August. This year, there are in total six JUPAS admittes who aced the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) with Level 5** in seven subjects.

Among the six admittes, five of them have been admitted to The University of Hong Kong (HKU)’s Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program. The remaining admittee, who is the only ‘super-scholar’ of this year’s HKDSE, attaining level 5** in all seven subjects and also scoring 5** for the extended mathematics module, has been admitted to the MBChB Global Physician-Leadership Stream (GPS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).

‘Super-scholar’ said being a doctor had been her dream since childhood


Maggie Li-man Lam is the only ‘super-scholar’ of this year’s HKDSE. Photo credit: CUHK
Maggie Li-man Lam is the only ‘super-scholar’ of this year’s HKDSE. Photo credit: CUHK

Maggie Li-man Lam, the ‘super-scholar’, said being a doctor had been her dream since childhood and, after seeing her family members suffer from illnesses, she wishes to acquire medical knowledge and help people in need.

‘Being a good doctor is my ultimate goal. A good doctor should give more care and attention to patients, but not only in treating illness. CUHK is a place filled with warmth and humanity which I think will be a good ground for cultivating humanistic care and will help enhance my communication skills and equip me to becoming a better physician,’ said Maggie.

Bernice Cheuk-sin Cheung (Left) was also admitted to the GPS programme last year. Photo credit: CUHK
Bernice Cheuk-sin Cheung (Left) was also admitted to the GPS programme last year. Photo credit: CUHK

Bernice Cheuk-sin Cheung, who went to the same secondary school as Maggie, also attained level 5** in seven subjects at DSE last year and was admitted to the GPS programme. Bernice was an intern at a laboratory this summer and went to Nepal to provide teaching service.

GPS attains highest admission score in Hong Kong for four consecutive years


The GPS undergraduate programme continues to be the top programme with the highest median admission score among the JUPAS institutions in the territory for four consecutive years.

Professor Francis Ka-leung Chan, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics at CUHK said, ‘On behalf of the Faculty of Medicine at CUHK, I welcome all freshmen joining our family. We will continue to uphold our mission and commit to nurturing our students, regardless of their background, with the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics. We will endeavor to train them as doctors with benevolent minds and caring hearts, who will contribute to medical science and research, patient care, and bring changes to the world.’ MIMS

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