Our JD students come from a variety of backgrounds in Common Law and Non-common Law jurisdictions. Students in the 2022 class come from 9 countries/regions and represent 91 undergraduate institutions around the world (including Ivy League universities and top tier universities in Australia, US, UK, Canada and Mainland China) notably:

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
The University of New South Wales
The University of Queensland
The University of Sydney
University of Wollongong
Simon Fraser University
The University of British Columbia
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo
York University
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Lingnan University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The University of Hong Kong
Waseda University
International Christian University
Macao Polytechnic Institute
Beihang University
Beijing Foreign Studies University
Beijing Normal University- Hong Kong Baptist University United International College
China University of Political Science and Law
Chongqing University
Dalian Maritime University
East China Normal University
East China University of Political Science and Law
Fudan University
Hebei Normal University
Hebei University of Technology
Jinan University
Nanchang University
Nankai University
Peking University
Shandong University
Sichuan University
Soochow University
South China University of Technology
Southwest University
Sun Yat-sen University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Tianjin Foreign Studies University
Tsinghua University
Xiamen University
Xianda College of Economics & Humanities Shanghai International Studies University
Zhejiang University
Hogeschool van Amsterdam
Maastricht University
King's College London
The University of Manchester
University College London
University of Derby
University of Exeter
University of Glasgow
University of Leeds
University of Leicester
University of Southampton
University of Warwick
American University
Arizona State University
Boston University
Binghamton University
Charter Oak State College
Kent State University
Mount Holyoke College
New York University
Pensacola Christian College
Purdue University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Stony Brook University – The State University of New York
The Ohio State University
The Pennsylvania State University
The State University of New York at Buffalo
The University of Chicago
The University of Kansas
The University of North Carolina
Tufts University
University of California Berkeley
University of California Davis
University of California San Diego
University of California Santa Barbara
University of Maryland at College Park
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of New Haven
University of Southern California
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin-Madison

The vast majority of our JD students possess at least an Upper Second Class Honours Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, with a large number possessing a First Class Honours Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree.

Many of the JD students enroll to further their existing careers or to enhance their professional skills. Many of them also have professional qualifications such as Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Private Banker (CPB), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Professional Engineer (RPE), and Registered Social Worker (RSW).

Some students are member of professional bodies including Member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (MHKIE), Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MICIArb), Member of the British Psychological Society (UK) (MBPsS) or registered professional in various disciplines for instance in medical and social work.

Our JD student body also has numerous lawyers qualified in other jurisdictions. A number of our students are in or come to us from prominent management positions such as Director at companies such as Allianz Global Investors and CLSA Limited, etc.