Our JD students come from a variety of backgrounds in Common Law and Non-common Law jurisdictions. Students in the 2023 class come from 7 countries/regions and represent 107 undergraduate institutions around the world (including Ivy League universities and top tier universities in Australia, US, UK, Canada and Mainland China) notably:
Monash University
Rmit University
The University of Melbourne
The University of New South Wales
The University of Sydney
Concordia University
Queen’s University
Simon Fraser University
The University of British Columbia
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Lingnan University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong Hang Seng Management College
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Open University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong
Beijing Foreign Studies University
Central South University
Central University of Finance and Economics
China Foreign Affairs University
China University of Political Science and Law
Chongqing Technology and Business University
Communication University of China
Dalian Maritime University
East China University of Political Science and Law
Fudan University
Fujian Normal University
Guangdong University of Finance
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Huazhong Agricultural University Chutian College
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Jilin University
Lanzhou University
Minzu University of China
Nanjing University
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Ocean University of China - The University of Arizona
Peking University
Renmin University of China
Shandong University
Shanghai International Studies University
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Shenzhen University
Soochow University
Southwest Jiaotong University
Southwest University of Political Science & Law
Sun Yat-Sen University
Tianjin Foreign Studies University
Tongji University
Tsinghua University
University of International Business and Economics
Wuhan University
Xiamen University
Yanbian University
Zhejiang University
Macau University of Science And Technology
Cardiff University
City, University of London
De Montfort University
King’s College London
Lancaster University
London School of Economics and Political Science
Sheffield Hallam University
Soas University of London
The University of Manchester
University College London
University of Bradford
University of Bristol
University of Cambridge
University of East Anglia
University of Essex
University of Exeter
University of Kent
University of Lincoln
University of Sussex
University of the Arts London
University of Warwick
Adelphi University
Barnard College
Boston University
Bryn Mawr College
California Institute of Technology
Loyola Marymount University
Pitzer College
Syracuse University
The George Washington University
The Ohio State University
The University of Texas at Austin
University at Buffalo – The State University of New York
University of California Berkeley
University of California San Diego
University of California Santa Barbara
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Maryland at College Park
University of North Carolina
University of Rochester
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Villanova University
Wesleyan University
Wheaton College

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 Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Engineer (CEng), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Registered Medical Practitioner (RMP).

Some students are member of professional bodies including Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb), Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (MCIBSE) or registered professional in various disciplines for instance in medical and engineering.

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 CEO, VP or Director at companies such as Dah Sing Bank Limited, Harvey Law Group, KPMG China and ZhongAn Technologies International Group Limited, etc.