News and Stories

Our alumni are spread out all over the world – and are making a difference in so many ways. In here, you can catch up with the latest updates and achievements across our ESF community.

Are you an alumni? We’d love to connect with you! There is so much scope for homecoming events, reunions around the world and for you to contribute towards our continued success in the years to come.

If you are interested in becoming more involved with us – or if you just have some ideas about the type of thing you would like to see happening, please do let us know by submitting your details HERE.

  • ESF Alumni News December Issue

    The December edition of ESF Alumni News is now published. In this issue, we covered alumni in technology: Mohammed Abdoolcarim (ESF Island School), Pindar Wong (ESF Island School), Clarice Chan…

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  • The Siri Story – Mohammed Abdoolcarim

    Getting started with start-ups Mohammed “Mo” Abdoolcarim still finds it amusing how, more than 20 years ago, he built a functioning landline telephone from scratch in his design and communication…

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  • Woman in Tech – Clarice Chan

    Designing Ambition Looking back, it all makes sense. When Clarice Chan was a student at West Island School, she was fascinated by design, technology and storytelling. Now she is spearheading…

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  • Merging Technology and Healthcare – Stephen Ng

    Good chemistry Like many successful people that end up working in technology, Stephen Ng never really knew, growing up, what exactly he wanted to do for a living. He had…

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  • Internet Pioneer – Pindar Wong

    Creative destruction Island School graduate Pindar Wong takes pride in being a “university drop-out” of sorts. Like many an enterprising internet pioneer, he wears it like a badge of honour….

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  • Making It Work – Alex Orange

    Making it work Google Maps did not exist in the early 1990s, but Alex Orange was already a step ahead of the curve. Or so he thought. Fresh out of…

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  • ESF Alumni News Sept 2017

    The September issue of ESF Alumni News is now available. In this issue, we have featured alumni who have taken steps on their life journeys to share their love of…

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  • Lifetime Dedicated to Music – Dani Howard

    It’s been said that musicians are either born or made. British composer and ESF South Island School (SIS) alumna Dani Howard may have been a mix of both. Armed with…

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  • ESF Alumni Benefits Page is now available

    Check out the Alumni Benefits page which was recently launched. To view the details please log onto your school alumni website website and click on “Alumni Benefits”. https://alumni.island.edu.hk/ https://www.alumni.kgv.edu.hk http://alumni.shatincollege.edu.hk/…

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  • The Making of a DJ – Jamie Maddock

    In front of a concert hall of 6,000 screaming EDM fans, young Jamie Maddock took to the stage in what would probably be the defining moment of his burgeoning music…

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  • From Rising Star to Centre Stage – Joey Wong (JW)

    Joey Wong seems a bit dazed. “This is my eighth or ninth interview today,” she says. That morning, she launched a new single from her album My Tale, and she…

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  • Cultural Revelation – Clare Morin

    Clare Tyrrell-Morin moved to America from Hong Kong more than eight years ago. But somehow, she still finds herself trying to assimilate into the city she grew up in. Clare,…

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