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History Society



The History Society, the representational body of History students, was established in 1949. It organizes numerous activities of a social, athletic, and academic nature. In addition, the Society publishes the History Society Journal, consisting of student essays together with contributions from postgraduate students and staff.




  1. To promote history among students;
  2. To promote friendship among History students;
  3. To improve the communication between History Teaching Staff and History students;
  4. To assist in the communication between History students and Arts Association, Hong Kong University Students' Union (A.A.H.K.U.S.U.).


Elections are held every autumn. The current officers of the Society are:


Session 2017-18

HU Shek Pang

Internal Vice-Chairperson

CHAN Ho Wing

External Vice-Chairperson

TANG Lap Hang

General Secretary

JIM Yee Lok

Financial Secretary

MAN Ka Wing

Academic Secretary

LUI Ying Hei

External Secretary


Publication Secretary

LEE Kin Yeung

Publicity Secretary

LEE Kin Yeung

Welfare Secretary


1st Year Representative

JIM Yee Lok

2nd to 4th Year Representative

TSE Wing Sun


Contact HiSo


Society Room: Room 1A09m, Fong Shu Chuen Amenities Centre

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